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Manchester cyclists are being invited to chime in on the development of new cycle routes in the city.

There are seven routes planned, seeking to give further cycle access to the city centre from a variety of satellite areas. The four main routes are currently named the Airport Cycleway, Prestwich Cycleway, Wilmshlow Road Cycleway and Cheetham Hill Road Cycleway.

Despite the routes being billed as revolutionary for cycling in Manchester, the Manchester Evening News reports that Graeme Sherriff from Love Your Bike has warned that the design proposals may not fit all of the group's criteria: "safe, coherent, direct, comfortable, attractive, future-proof."

Sherriff said: “We feel that some of the planned route do not meet that criteria.

“We would encourage everyone who cycles or who is interested in cycling to take a look at the proposals and let the council know what they think."

Add your voice to the process here.