On average, people in Greater Manchester are throwing away 200 bikes every month.
There are a growing number of bike projects that will take old and unwanted bikes and bring them back to cycling life.
As part of the initiative, during Bike Week (June 16 - 24), free bike safety check sessions are being held in Trafford.
Anyone can bring along a bike for a free safety check, so it is fit for the summer or donate an unwanted bike for re-use.
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