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!


Another Winter Warmer

An 18 mile ride through the local lanes and villages

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

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Relaunch of Space For Cycling

Please help cycling in SW Herts

At Moon Under Water, meet up with Peter. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

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Elstree Experience

AMENDED Gentle 12 mile ride to Elstree aerodrome

At Bushey Rail Station, meet David ready to be away at 1pm

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Spokes Committee Meeting

Anyone is welcome to join us and contribute to the club's direction

From 7:30pm

At Watford Cycle Hub

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St Albans Ride

A 25 mile with great views of St Albans Cathedral

At Watford Junction Station, meet Chris ready to be away at 9:30

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Leafy Lanes to Latimer and Beyond

A 26 mile ride through lovely local lanes

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

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Spokes Social Evening & Curry Night

Meet up with other members for a chat and a drink

At Moon Under Water

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Leisurely Ride

A mainly flat 10 mile ride along the canal towpath and some tracks and lanes

At at Cha Cafe, meet Brian ready to be away at 11am

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Ride to Redbourn

Some hills and plenty of lovely scenery on this 35 mile ride

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

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Harrow Spire

AMENDED Plenty of off-road riding and some breathtaking views on this 18 mile ride

At Watford High Street Station, meet David ready to be away at 10:30

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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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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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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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