Team GB cyclist Matt Crampton took to the streets to support the Sky Ride campaign to get a million more people cycling regularly by 2013.
Matt was joined by singer Alexandra Burke, World and Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, Olympic Champion Jason Kenny and Team Sky’s Pete Kennaugh, along with 18,500 supporters for Sky Ride Manchester yesterday.
The free event hosted by British Cycling and Sky, in partnership with Manchester City Council, allowed cyclists to ride an 11.5km traffic-free route which took in Sportcity, Deansgate, Manchester Town Hall, The Wheel and Beetham Tower. Participants were treated to a whole host of activities and entertainment, along the route as well as in Castlefield and Sportcity.
Matt is keen to support Councillor Nigel Murphy, Executive Member for the Environment, said: “It’s been fantastic to see so many people out on their bikes today for the third year of Sky Ride Manchester despite the rain! Lots of smiling faces and people of all ages out enjoying the city from a different perspective.”Tweet