Our Facebook News, Rides and Alike Our Facebook News, Rides and Alike Click Here to see our up and coming Rides! Breakfast ride stopping at the Boot in Sarratt. Click Here to see our up and coming Rides!The Highway Code for cyclists The Highway Code for cyclists Lower High Street Cycle Route, Watford The Integrated Transport Projects (ITP) team of Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) was requested to develop proposals to improve cycling facilities to the south of the town centre .... Lower High Street Cycle Route, Watford
Bridge crossing at Latimer on one of Steve's cross country rides
Back of Belsize and Sarratt, resting up.
Blackwells cafe in Chipperfield a regular place for mid-ride coffee breaks
Ealing Ride
The Blue Rides Booklet
Handover of petition to Three Rivers District Council
Social Evenings
Cardiff Road Closure, campaigning for cycle access
Lazy afternoon
 
 

Come on get on your bike and join us!

If you want to join us on a ride then just turn up at the stated start point, have a look at the up and coming Rides. We have rides most weekends, some weekdays & summer evenings, they start at several places around Watford like the Harvestor in Croxley, Morrisons, Watford Cycle Hub.

Our riders come from Watford, Bushey, Garston, Oxhey, Rickmansworth, Croxley, Chandlers Cross, Pinner and other areas in SW Hertfordshire.

 

About Spokes

Spokes is the local cycle club for South West Hertfordshire, formed to encourage cycling by organizing rides & campaigning for better & safer cycling routes.

Spokes campaigns both to get better conditions for cycling in SW Hertfordshire and to encourage more people to enjoy cycling. You are welcome to join our rides or help us out with campaigning.

You do not have to be a member. If you choose to join it is only £10 a year. Benefits include a Newsletter four times a year & discounts at local cycle shops.

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Rides & Events

Do keep checking this site as new rides do get added.

Ride Speed Guide

Slow ——— Gentle pace up to 8 mph
Medium —   Average pace of 9 to 11 mph
Fast ———- Faster than 11 mph

Remember to bring: water, spare inner tube, lights, reflective and waterproof clothing as appropriate and turn up on time!


Sun
26
Feb2017

Chiltern Ride

A lovely 18 mile ride through the local country lanes

At Cha Café, meet Pam ready to be away by 10:30

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Sun
05
Mar2017

Spyride

A lovely ride through villages with spy connections

At Cha Cafe ready to be away by 10am

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Tue
07
Mar2017

Chiltern Ride

A ride through lovely scenery into the Chilterns

At Harvester, meet Roger ready to be away at 10am

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Thu
09
Mar2017

Spokes Social Evening & Curry Night

Join Diana for the last social evening she is hosting

At Moon Under Water

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Sun
12
Mar2017

A Ride Through Berko

A ride into the Chilterns and through Berkhamsted

At the entrance to the Harvester car park ready to be away at 10am

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Sun
19
Mar2017

Ebury Way Maintenance Morning

Help keep the Ebury Way bike friendly

At Ebury Way next to Travis Perkins ready to start at 10am

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Thu
23
Mar2017

Studham Ride

Ride to Studham through the Chilterns

At the entrance to the Harvester car park, meet Brian ready to be away at 10am

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Mon
27
Mar2017

Hampermill and Stocker's Lake

A ride to a canalside landmark

At Watford Cycle Hub, meet David ready to be away at 10am

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Sat
01
Apr2017

Saturday Ride

At Watford Junction Station meet Chris on the forecourt ready to be away at 9:30am

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Tue
04
Apr2017

Tuesday Ride

A ride out to Shenley

At the entrance to the Harvester car park meet Roger ready to be away at 10am

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Sun
09
Apr2017

Milton Trail

Ride part of the Chiltern Heritage Cycling Trail

At the entrance to the Harvester car park, meet Brian ready to be away by 10am

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Sat
22
Apr2017

Day Ride

A ride to Hatfield and Colney Heath

At the Watford Cycle Hub meet Roger ready to be away at 10am

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Thu
27
Apr2017

Colne Valley Figure of 8

See lovely views of the Colne Valley

At Watford Cycle Hub meet Brian ready to be away at 10am

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Sun
30
Apr2017

Chiltern Ride

A lovely ride to Ley Hill

At Watford Met Station on the forecourt meet Pam ready to be away at 10am

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Thu
04
May2017

Open Air Ride

Fresh air and lovely views in the Colne Valley

At Watford Cycle Hub meet Brian ready to be away at 10am

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Tue
09
May2017

Tuesday Ride

A trip to the Denham Country Park

At the entrance to the Harvester car park meet Roger ready to be away at 10am

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Sun
14
May2017

A Meander to Chesham

A wander through the Chilterns

At the entrance to the Harvester meet Brian ready to be away at 10am

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Mon
15
May2017

Space for Cycling

Campaigning Meeting

At Halfway House

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Fri
19
May2017

Friday Fun Ride

A short ride and social evening

At Watford Cycle Hub meet Roger ready to be away at 7pm

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Fri
19
May2017

Social Evening

Meet up with other Spokes' members and Roger's Fun Ride

At Coach and Horses

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Sat
20
May2017

Rickmansworth Festival

Help out on our stall for a couple of hours and then look around the festival

At Rickmansworth Festival

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Sat
27
May2017

FA Cup Final Ride

Join this 12th annual ride to Wembley

At Watford Met Station outside on the forecourt

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