Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FANCY Yourself as a Bit of a Daredevil? [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

FANCY Yourself as a Bit of a Daredevil? [...]

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- FANCY yourself as a bit of a daredevil? Then clear your plans for the last weekend in April as a pop-up indoor bike park takes over Manchester's Great Northern Warehouse.

Dirt Factory's Urban Action Weekend will have a series of events for you to get involved with, or to enjoy as a spectator if you're feeling more timid. The event invites mountain bikers, BMXers, road riders and cycling commuters alike to have a go on the indoor pump track and air bag.

You can either bring your own bike along, try out the latest models from Evans Cycles or take a Swifty Scooter for a test scoot around the track.

The team behind the event are planning to open the UK's first indoor mountain bike park and are looking for suitable locations in Greater Manchester after raising Pounds 450,000 through a crowdfunding campaign last year.

Dan Makin, one of the founders and directors of Dirt Factory, said: "Urban Action Weekend is all about having fun, getting active and meeting up with fellow riders from the city and beyond. …

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