UMBUG (Univ of Manchester Bicycle Users Group)

ACE 2014

August monthly ride is at The Children's Hospital on Weds 6 Aug

Thanks to everyone who participated in the UMBUG 1000th member celebration! Check out the pictures from the event on our Flickr account.

Join Us

I love my bike

To join the UMBUG mailing list, send us an email at .

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What we do

Reflection in glasses

Monthly Event: Join your fellow cyclists from UoM, MMU, RNCM and Central Manchester University Hospitals for a free breakfast on the first Wednesday of every month.

Buddies: Contact an UMBUG Buddy for a guided cycle along safe routes to the Oxford Road Corridor.

Bicycle repair

Cycle Marking: Staff and students are encouraged to bring their bikes to a free cycle marking event (events listed to the right). More detail on the scheme here

Subsidised Gold Standard Locks: Staff and students can purchase excellent quality subsidised bike locks for only £15 (RRP £40).

Student BUG: The Students' Union has set up a Bicycle User Group and launched a 'Get on your bike' campaign.


Biko Bikes: The Student Union runs a bike hire scheme whereby abandoned bicycles are donated by Security, refurbished and then hired out to students.

UMBUG Projects Team: A few UMBUG members meet once a month to discuss and plan UMBUG activities. If you want to get involved, email .