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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Planned Rides

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!


Ride the Canal to Hemel

An easy ride along the canal with a lunch stop.

From 10am

At 9.55am meet at The Cha Café, Cassiobury Park Ave, Watford

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Roger's Tuesday Morning Ride

Cycle to Shenley on road & tracks, calling for refreshment at the Orchard Cafe

From 10am

At 9.55am meet at the Harvester, Baldwin Lane

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Spokes Social Evening & Curry Night

From 8pm

At Moon Under Water, 44 High St, Watford

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Flying Cyclist - CANCELLED

Unfortunately Charles has had to cancel this event. He apologises for any inconvenience and hopes to reschedule it next year.

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Saturday - Day ride to Studham

From 10am

At 9.55 meet at the Harvester, Baldwin Lane

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Easy Cassiobury – The Cha Café, Cassiobury Park

An easy cycle ride in Cassiobury Park

At 10.55 meet at the Cha Café, Cassiobury Park

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Cyclenation Meeting - St.Albans

A day for people interested in campaigning for better cycling routes.

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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

Read the latest Newsletters online


Thirty Years

Issue 89 Summer: June/July/August 2016

Thirty Years Of Cycling – Clive Jones

Fast Ride

Issue 87 Spring: March/April/May 2016

Fast Ride To Chesham

Winter 2015 News

Issue 87 Winter: December/January/February 2015,6

Trip To Holland


Largely archived Newsletters


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



Spokes has a number of Affiliates both in Watford and Nationally

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Snippets of Film and Amusing Photos