UMBUG (Univ of Manchester Bicycle Users Group)

ACE 2014

The Corridor Manchester ANNUAL CYCLE EVENT 2014 is Weds 18 June, please register to show you're coming here.

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 .