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Road Cycling Routes around Manchester

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In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of road biking routes around Manchester to bring you the 20 best rides in the region. To find the one which is right for you, click on any of the Tours to see a full breakdown of its details including elevation profiles and surface analyses, and browse real tips and photos shared by other members of the Komoot community.

Easy
01:13
14.4 mi
Intermediate
03:55
58.3 mi
Intermediate
03:50
54.2 mi
Intermediate
03:09
40.2 mi
Intermediate
02:22
32.5 mi
Intermediate
02:03
30.6 mi
Difficult
03:36
45.0 mi
Intermediate
02:52
35.0 mi
Intermediate
03:24
43.6 mi
Intermediate
02:39
33.0 mi
Intermediate
02:16
34.4 mi
Intermediate
02:23
33.4 mi
Intermediate
01:57
27.7 mi
Easy
01:59
29.4 mi
Intermediate
02:35
37.8 mi
Intermediate
02:27
35.1 mi
Intermediate
02:27
32.6 mi
Intermediate
02:07
29.5 mi
Intermediate
02:46
39.3 mi
Intermediate
02:42
39.9 mi

The 20 top rides around Manchester

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    Easy
    01:13
    14.4 mi
    11.7 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    Intermediate
    03:55
    58.3 mi
    14.9 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    Intermediate
    03:50
    54.2 mi
    14.2 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    4
    Intermediate
    03:09
    40.2 mi
    12.8 mph
    2,125 ft
    2,125 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    5
    Intermediate
    02:22
    32.5 mi
    13.7 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    6
    Intermediate
    02:03
    30.6 mi
    14.9 mph
    425 ft
    425 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    7
    Difficult
    03:36
    45.0 mi
    12.5 mph
    3,500 ft
    3,500 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    8
    Intermediate
    02:52
    35.0 mi
    12.2 mph
    1,950 ft
    1,950 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    9
    Intermediate
    03:24
    43.6 mi
    12.8 mph
    2,525 ft
    2,525 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    10
    Intermediate
    02:39
    33.0 mi
    12.5 mph
    1,825 ft
    1,825 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    11
    Intermediate
    02:16
    34.4 mi
    15.1 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    12
    Intermediate
    02:23
    33.4 mi
    14.0 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    13
    Intermediate
    01:57
    27.7 mi
    14.2 mph
    1,050 ft
    1,050 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    14
    Easy
    01:59
    29.4 mi
    14.9 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Easy road ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    15
    Intermediate
    02:35
    37.8 mi
    14.7 mph
    975 ft
    975 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    16
    Intermediate
    02:27
    35.1 mi
    14.4 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,350 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    17
    Intermediate
    02:27
    32.6 mi
    13.3 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    18
    Intermediate
    02:07
    29.5 mi
    13.9 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,000 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    19
    Intermediate
    02:46
    39.3 mi
    14.2 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    20
    Intermediate
    02:42
    39.9 mi
    14.8 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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