Sport England has announced a £28,000 investment to provide access to Manchester's BMX facilities for those not in full-time education or employment.
Hundreds of 11 to 25 year olds will learn new life skills and get the chance to race at next month's BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester.
It's hoped the new BMX initiative will transform the lives of young people in the city.
Three-time world champion Liam Phillips has admitted he has a love-hate relationship with his bike ahead of BMX Supercross World Cup.Read the full story ›
Thousands of BMX fans have been enjoying the thrills and spills of the track this weekend as Manchester played host to The British BMX Championships
It's the first time the event has been held in the city.
Chris Cunningham went to find out more:
BMX racing fans enjoyed the thrills and spills when hundreds of riders hit the track in Manchester’s Platt Fields Park.Read the full story ›
Home favourite Liam Phillips won the elite men's race at the UCI BMX Supercross event in Manchester on Saturday night.
Phillips, who won the world tile in Auckland in July last year, powered away from the rest of the field to take a win he ranked up with the best of his career.
The 25-year-old said: "I won the world championships in New Zealand but it feels more special to win in front of the guys that support me."
Phillips' win came hot on the heels of his victory in Friday night's time trial at the National Cycling Centre.
Great Britain academy rider Charlotte Green finished fourth in the elite women's race behind winner Caroline Buchanan of Australia.
The BMX Supercross World Cup returns to Manchester’s National Cycling Centre.
The Great Britain squad will join the world's best riders for two days racing.
Kyle Evans from Wigan is hoping for a place on the podium in the Supercross event.
The British BMX star Shanaze Reade is leaving the North West for a career in America.
After two failed attempts to win a gold medal at the Olympic games, Crewe's Shanaze Reade is moving to California to race on the professional circuit.
The four-time World Champion hopes it will improve her chances of gold in Rio in two years time.
Shanaze Reade made it a golden day for Great Britain with a time-trial victory on the opening day of the BMX World Cup in Manchester.Read the full story ›
Olympian Shanaze Reade from Crewe will lead Great Britain's team into the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester in 10 days time at the National Cycling Centre from April 19-20th.
Reade and Abbie Taylor will compete in the women's events.
Three-time world champion Shanaze Reade made a speedy start to BMX qualifying at the London 2012 Olympic Velopark.Read the full story ›