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Waterloo1 6mi Sun 21 Aug
Widnes Station to The Ferry Tavern, Penketh 4mi Mon 8 Aug
waterloo-maghull 5mi Thu 7 Jul
Pool 1mi Tue 28 Jun
Day 4 4mi Mon 30 May
Dingle Lane 2 Manx ferry 2mi Thu 12 May
lime street station 2mi Sat 7 May
Crosby 6mi Thu 14 Apr
Garswood-To-WiganCanal 6mi Fri 18 Mar
Mecap to Hightown 7mi Mon 7 Mar

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Cycle traffic lights for Liverpool

19 Jun 2015

Liverpool is to become one of the first cities in Britain to get bike-friendly traffic lights which give cyclists a head start. Unusually, thermal imagery detectors will sense the presence…

Liverpool pledges to be “fastest growing city for cycling”

20 May 2014

Watch out London – Liverpool is coming after your title as Britain’s booming bike city. A new cycle strategy, agreed by the City Council this week, aims for 10% of…

Chris Boardman launches Liverpool City Bike

7 May 2014

Liverpool’s cycle hire scheme, the largest in Britain outside London, launches today (7th May). Cycling celebrity Chris Boardman, from nearby Hoylake, officially kicked the first bike off its stand at…

Liverpool plans bike route in the sky (with diamonds?)

16 Apr 2014

An ambitious plan to transform a Liverpool flyover into a ‘bike route in the sky’ has sailed past its first hurdle. The Churchill Way Flyover is proposed for demolition by…

Liverpool ‘City Bike’ launches next month

20 Mar 2014

Liverpool’s ‘Boris bike’-style hire scheme, the biggest outside London, will be known as City Bike when it launches next month. The name was chosen following a public vote, beating off…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Liverpool:

Gastro Deli · 47mi round-trip
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Formby · 33mi round-trip
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Eureka Cafe · 37mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Liverpool

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Liverpool:

To Fleetwood, Blackpool, Southport, Maghull, Widnes, Warrington, Lymm, Manchester, Penistone, Barnsley, Swinton, Doncaster and Selby.

To Wallasey, Birkenhead, Neston and Chester.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Liverpool

What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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