Why cycle?

Ever thought about cycling but for whatever reason you’ve never quite got around to it? Here are some great pointers to help you get in the saddle…

Tips for cycling safely

Worried that you won’t be safe on your bike? Evidence suggests that the health benefits of cycling far outweigh any safety risks. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take some sensible precautions to make yourself as safe as possible.

Tips for cycling to work

Cycling to work is a great way to save time and money whilst keeping fit and doing your bit for the environment.

Tips for cycling at night

With a few essential items such as a good set of lights, some reflective clothing and reflectors on your bike there's nothing to stop you peddling the night away!

Get involved - the Trafford Cycle Forum

Interested in debating local cycling issues and promoting cycling in Trafford? Get involved with the Trafford Cycle Forum.

Bike maintenance

Useful information on keeping your machine in good working order…

Local bike shops

Need help to find your nearest bike shop?

Bikeability - Cycling proficiency for the 21st century

Trafford Council offers free national standard cycle training to all Year 6 pupils in schools in Trafford.

Free Cycle Training

If you are an adult and you would like to learn more about coping with traffic, how to be seen and safe, the best cycle routes, rules of the road and tips for all riding conditions, sign up for our FREE adult cycle training.

Recreational Cycle Rides

Links to free cycle rides taking place locally in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester and British Cycling.

Bridgewater Way

The Bridgewater Way is a major success story for cycling in Trafford – read all about it and find out how you could benefit.

Trafford Cycle Map

Download or order a paper copy of the latest map of cycle routes in Trafford.