The University of Manchester Bicycle Users’ Group is proud to have over 1,000 members. If you are a staff member or postgrad who cycles, consider yourself a member of UMBUG!

To join the UMBUG mailing list, send us an email at umbug@manchester.ac.uk.

Follow UMBUG on Twitter.

Join in the discussions on the UMBUG facebook group.


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

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

Cycle Marking: The University offers a free overt bike marking service for all students and staff.

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

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 umbug@manchester.ac.uk.