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!


5 Bells

A scenic partly off road ride.

At The Hub, 22 High Street, Redbourn  (various options for parking locally) 

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Spokes Blue Book Ride 19

Mainly quiet road route to Ridge.

At Outside Garston Medical Centre, Sainsbury Car Park, North Western Avenue/Cow Lane Watford

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Day out to the London Canal Museum near Kings Cross.

Lovely canal and road day trip to the London Canal Museum

At Outside Eastbury Road Post Office, 97 Eastbury Road, Watford

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Redbourn Cycle Hub

Redbourne Hub and Redbournbury Mill.

At Outside Watford Rugby Club, Radlett Rd, Watford.  Free public car park (Timberlake) nearby.

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Ragged Hall Lane Gentle Loop    

Out to Ragged Hall Lane and return to the Essex arms.

At Outside the Essex Arms, Langley Way, Watford 

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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


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


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Read the latest Newsletters online:


Issue 100: Spring 2019

Are you ready for spring?


Issue 99: Winter 2018

Are you ready for winter?


Issue 98: Autumn 2018

Cycling Apps and Tools: what do you use?

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