130th Anniversary

The Manchester Wheelers reach their 130th anniversary on July 7th 2013 and to mark the occasion, we are launching a 12-month programme of celebration events featuring a variety of race and social activities.

Event Calendar

Here is a full list of 130th events, more details to follow...

  • Sunday 14th July 2013 - Birthday Day of Racing at Tameside
  • Thursday 15th August 2013 - Lads and Lasses 2up
  • Saturday 14th September 2013 - Inter Club 25km TT 4pm
  • 16th November 2013 - 130th Anniversary dinner
  • 5th-6th July 2014 - Celebration weekend, including the Tour de France passing over Holme Moss!

With a list of former riders that includes the likes of Reg Harris, Dave Lloyd and Chris Boardman, the Wheelers are keen to hear from any ex-members who would like to share their memories and/or take part in the celebrations.

We are also working to set up a timeline display at the National Cycling Centre which will be used to tell the story of our history. If you are interested in finding out more, read this article, check back here throughout the year or email your questions to anniversary@manchesterwheelers.co.uk

You can also download the 130th Anniversary Brochure using the links below.

130th Anniversary Brochure (PDF Version)