Pedal MCR

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Pedal MCR
Founded 2010
Location Manchester, UK
Services Offered
Mission Statement Pedal MCR is a community project providing bicycle education to share skills and knowledge and promote empowerment and self reliance for people of all ages and backgrounds. Including bike maintenance, cycle training, tool club, bike hire and bike rides.

Pedal MCR is ... a community bike workshop in Platt Fields Park in Manchester, UK. We aim to be a workers co-op but due to lack of funds currently work as volunteers. We offer a variety of services to promote DIY bike maintenance and sustainable cycling.

Contact Info

Email: Telephone: 07931 457 808


Services Offered

Tool Club: We open our workshop to the community every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-7.30pm for people to hire tools and workstands to D.I.Y their bikes. Prices vary depending on how long you spend. We also have 2nd hand parts avaiable to buy.

1 to 1 Learn and Repair: Every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-7.30pm bring your bike to get repaired and a mechanic will show you how it's done so you can D.I.Y next time!

Cycle Hire: We hire our mountain, hybrid, and step-through bikes for an hour, half day or a full day.

Maintenance Classes: We offer a range of maintenance classes from basic to advanced in the evenings and weekends

Pedal In Cinema: Bike movie screenings Tuesday 5th June, 3rd July, 7th August from 7.30pm-10pm. We'll be showing a feature film and some short bike movies made in Manchester and around the world. Everyone welcome!

Cycle Training: We offer one to one and group cycle training for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to learn to ride a bike or tackle a tricky junction on your commute.

Youth Programmes: We deliver classroom sessions, maintenance courses, cycling games, bike rides and much more for schools, youth groups, young offenders and children's homes.

Bike Recycling: We reycle bikes that would otherwise go to landfil and then either sell them to fund the project and provide affordable bikes in the community, or we use them in our Earn A Bike schemes- where organiastions bring clients to build a bike to keep for people who otherwise couldn't afford one