All of us here love bikes, and a good number of us are into theatre. But I doubt there are many who would imagine how these two passions can be related. Last night the all female troupe of the cycle touring theatre company, the Handlebards arrived in Salford after a two day trip across the…… Continue reading Shakespeare on Bikes
Drawing is a perfect way to connect with and notice your surroundings. We decided that drawing bikes and bodies would be a great chance to learn about both of these things and their relationship to each other. We gathered at The Wonder Inn, a creative wellness centre in Manchester, to draw and discuss and learn.…… Continue reading Bikes and bodies: connect and create
We’ve been overwhelmed by the feedback we had for our event last Tuesday! Thank you so much to everyone who attended, and particularly to all the speakers who came to share their stories. We were so pleased to be able to give a platform to these amazing women to showcase their amazing capacity. All of…… Continue reading Tales of Inspiration
Lady Pedal will be leading the Chorlton feeder ride to Alexandra Park to make history for women’s cycling in Manchester! We’ll be leaving Chorlton Park at 1pm to join the main event. We’ll pedal at a chilled lovely pace around the park, up the Fallowfield Loop and onto Alex Park. We’ll have qualified Ride Leaders…… Continue reading Critical Lass World Record Attempt!
Celebrating International Women’s Month Bike/Body Life Drawing Learn about the mechanics of your bike and your body in a guided drawing session. This is a session for women to learn about the way their bodies and their bikes work and also participate in a consciousness-raising discussion about your body’s relationship to your bike, the world…… Continue reading Lady Pedal Life Drawing
Cycling stories that’ll take you for a ride… Lady Pedal are delighted to be hosting an evening of inspirational talks and stories from a number of women who have had a wide range of cycling experiences, as part of our program of events for Manchester’s International Women’s Festival 2017, kindly funded by Women On Wheels. From a…… Continue reading Women’s Cycling Stories – An evening of Tales in the Saddle
Sunday 19th February – next Lady Pedal social ride! A chilled circular route for all levels and abilities. We’re also doing a special morning session for anyone who would like to build their confidence cycling on roads! Sunday 19th February 2017 MEET: Tea Hive in Alexandra Park 11am – Confidence building session 12 noon – Lunch…… Continue reading Confidence building and social ride – TOMORROW
We have been busy beavering away behind the scenes and we’re very excited to announce that we’ve been awarded funding from our wonderful supporters at Cycling UK! So expect to see more workshops, rides and training from us! In addition to this we will be working in close collaboration with Women on Wheels, TFGM and…… Continue reading Lady Pedal Training and News
*PLEASE NOTE – THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL* If you have not registered and received confirmation you will not be able to participate due to limited facilities. This Sunday 15th January, Lady Pedal is offering a free, full day, intermediate bike maintenance course run by a qualified instructor in collaboration with TFGM. Open to Lady Pedallers…… Continue reading Lady Pedal Maintenance Training
Last Sunday 11th December, Lady Pedal had their first social ride following the successful launch event in September. Assembling in Alexandra Park, Manchester with a perfect crisp climate for a bike ride, the group grabbed coffees at the Tea Hive before pedalling off to the destination. Lady Pedal’s front ride leader, Hannah directed us down…… Continue reading Lady Pedal social cycle!