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 £12 a year. Benefits include a newsletter four times a year and 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!


Wed
20
Jun2018

Train to seaside for a Cuckoo Trail Ride

Train and cycle path ride from the seaside

At Watford Junction Station meet Peter in the ticket hall at 9.30am.

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Sat
23
Jun2018

Ride to Dunstable Downs

A scenic fast paced Chilterns ride

At Watford Rugby Club, meet Chris outside ready to be away by 9.30am

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Sun
24
Jun2018

Water and Trees Ride

A slow pace, short, canal and woodland ride

At Cha Cha Cafe, meet Brian ready to be away by 10.00am

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Thu
28
Jun2018

Destination St Leonards

A scenic ride across the Gade and Bulbourne valleys.

At Dacorum cycle hub meet Brian ready to be away by 10.00am.

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Mon
02
Jul2018

The Rhubarb Ride

A scenic Chilterns ride.

At Canal Fields free car park Berkhamsted. Berkhamsted train station is a couple of minutes away. Meet Katherine ready to be away by 12.30pm.

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Campaigning

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Comment on the recent changes to the Lower High Street, Watford

To Ralph Sangster Cabinet member for Highways. Hertfordshire County Council   Hello, On behalf of Read more

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Comment on the proposal for the Reach Free School

Following the public exhibition on the proposed school I make the following comments mainly concerned Read more

 

What is happening

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Read the latest Newsletters online:

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Issue 97: Summer 2018

Read first then get out and RIDE!

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Issue 96: Spring 2018

Join us for a Spokes Ride to welcome Spring!

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Issue 95: Winter 2017

Don’t let winter weather dampen your spirits!


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Websites covering a range of bikes, bikes by brand and other useful stuff

 

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Spokes has a number of Affiliates both in Watford and Nationally

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Snippets of Film and Amusing Photos