Manchester

Check out recent news, developments and blogs from the Dirt Factory team.

15/01/2020
Meet the Team at Dirt Factory

Meet the Team

Have a nosy at what makes the Dirt Factory Pop-Up team tick in this meet the team blog. Keep an eye out for more team members being added.
12/07/2017

Fun in the sun at Northern Grip 2017

What’s not to love about a summer Saturday in the sun with friends and bikes? For the second year running we headed for the Lancashire hills […]
07/06/2017

Indoor Bike Project with Rio Ferdinand Foundation

Over the May half term Dirt Factory collaborated with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation (RFF) and Walkden Town Centre to deliver a free community pop-up indoor biking […]
04/05/2017

Riders unite for Urban Action Weekend

Last weekend, the Dirt Factory team descended on Great Northern Warehouse to host the Urban Action Weekend, our first pop-up event in Manchester city centre. We […]
04/11/2016

Tameside MTB Trail Plans

Our first guest blog is from our friend and fellow rider Phil Allen. We’re assisting Phil in his vision for official MTB trails in Tameside. Read […]
28/09/2016

Farmer Johns 2016

Throwback to this time last year and we had bankrolled 2 barrels of Greenfields Finest for Farmer Johns big race weekender, you may have even had […]
21/09/2016

Venturefest 2016

You don’t often catch me in a shirt and tie, I’m normally dressed in relaxed mountain bike gear, but for Venturefest 2016, the shiny shoes came […]
18/08/2016

The places you can get to when you ride a local towpath…

The Canal and River Trust got in touch with Dirt Factory to see if we could help get people out on their bikes on some of […]
02/08/2016

Premises update

What are we up to now that we have secured investment you may ask? Well, amongst a few other things, our main priority has been working […]
19/07/2016

World Indoor Bike Parks

Our latest blog is inspired by the droves of bike enthusiasts who have created and supported other indoor bike parks around the world, but hats and […]
27/05/2016

Fun activities around Manchester

R.I.P Steve Smith This blog post is dedicated to having plain and simple fun and professional mountain bike rider Steve Smith. The summer holidays are fast […]
22/05/2016

Dirt Factory Hero Dirt

Not many people have a use for clay and/or soil type materials, but at Dirt Factory this is the hero dirt we dream of and there’s […]