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09 October 2014

We won!

Cycle Waggle Ltd won the prestigious New Environmental Enterprise of the Year award at the 2014  Manchester Evening News Environment Awards

We attended the glitzy ceremony at the AJ Bell Stadium in Eccles on Thursday 9th October 2014.

Richard Armitage, Finance Director of Cycle Waggle Ltd, said

"It's great to receive recognition for all the hard work that has gone into setting Manchester's newest green business up.

"Delivered by bike!" is Cycle Waggle's motto, whether it's a parcel to a city centre office on one of our cargo bikes or a city bike hired by an airline pilot on a stopover in a city centre hotel." 

See the Manchester Evening News here.

09 September 2014

Shortlisted for MEN Environment Awards

Cycle Waggle Ltd has been shortlisted for the Manchester Evening News Environment Awards in association with United Utilities - in the New Environmental Enterprise of the Year category.

The shortlist will appear in the MEN in the coming weeks. The winners of each award will be revealed at a gala dinner on Thursday 9th October 2014 at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford.

21 August 2014

Platt Fields Hub

Manchester Bike Hire has teamed up with an exciting local community project - the Platt Fields Bike Hub. This community space has been opened by local cycle enthusiasts who want to make a difference and help people to get on their bikes. Platt Fields Bike Hub offers bike repairs, bike hire, and a tool club for anyone wanting to learn about bike maintenance.

To help get the Platt Fields Hub going, Manchester Bike Hire has located 6 hire bicycles at the Hub, including a tandem and a cargo bike (ideal for shopping!). These bikes can be hired from the Hub for one hour or longer. So, just come down and say hello: you can get your bike fixed, hire one out or learn how to repair your own.

Platt Fields Park is ideal for beginners or if you are returning to cycling and want somewhere quiet to get used to it all again. There is no motorised traffic and it has nice wide paths ideal for relaxed cruising around.

Platt Field Bike Hub Prices to suit your needs. For instance,

a one-hour hire is just £6; whilst 7-day hires are under £8 per day. All prices include VAT.

07 August 2014

Manchester Bike Hire is in the news

The Manchester Evening News have written about Manchester Bike Hire. The reporter wanted to hear more about how we are doing our utmost to make it easy to hire one of our bikes using the latest technology.

Read the Manchester Evening News article here.

22 June 2014

The Manchester Parade

This year had an excellent green-themed pedal-powered section - the Manchester Bike Bloc. Many thanks to the dozen or so of our friends who joined in the Parade riding on our hire bikes and cargo bikes.

Photo: Richard Armitage, Manchester Bike Hire director, enjoying the sunshine in Castlefields just before the Parade got under way. He is astride our Bullitt cargo bike which is used by our sister service, wagl last mile deliveries.

More on the 2014 Bike Bloc

20 June 2014

Commute race

Bikes, tram, bus and car battle it out in the Big Commute - and the bike wins said the MEN headline and who are we to disagree. Manchester Bike Hire's fully-loaded cargo bike came in a tactful second behind the Leader of Mancheser City Council, Sir Richard Leese.

12/13 April 2014

European Cycle Logistics Federation

Manchester Bike Hire goes large in Nijmegen, the Netherlands for the Second European Cycle Logistics Federation ConferenceWe joined over 200 delegates from 25 different countries at the Second European Cycle Logistics Federation Conference.

Pavol Gajdos (Operations Director) and Richard Armitage (Finance Director) receiving the award.

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