Three-time Olympic gold medallist Jason Kenny was back home in Bolton to launch the Skyride event.
Hundreds of people got on their bikes and cycled the streets of the town centre.
Our reporter Mike Hall caught up with Jason for a quick chat.
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Dry, fine and sunny this weekend across the NW. Maybe a touch more cloud around and slightly breezier on Mothering Sunday than on Saturday