Dunstable Downs


Enjoy the views from the Downs

Meet at Watford Rugby Club, Radlett Rd, Watford.

WD24 4LL

Pre Booked (on Lets Ride) SPOKES Members  and non Members join Chris ready to leave at 9.30 a.m. 

A morning ride, using country roads, through Bricket Wood, Potters Crouch, Buncefield Hemel, Gaddesden Row, Studham, with a final climb to the Downs, this is a flattish ride apart from the last 1/4 mile. The Visitor centre has a good café and brilliant view over the Aylesbury Vale with the gliding club below.

A 36 mile Spokes Fast pace ride suitable for any bike.

This ride is now open to a maximum of 15 riders, including the Leader.

COVID 19 Precautions. 

Follow all government advice.  In particular, please ensure you have all you need for the ride including a spare inner tube, pump and essential tools.  Aim to be self-sufficient in repairing your bike in the event of punctures etc. Bring a drink for the ride and, if you wish, a snack for the socially distanced refreshment break.  Strictly observe the 1-metre rule (not face to face) on the ride, bring and use hand sanitizer. On the ride use handkerchief, tissue or crook of your elbow for coughs, sneezes etc.  A face covering is optional.  Do not join us if you suspect or know you have Covid 19 symptoms.

Refreshment Breaks outdoor, in groups no bigger than 6, socially distanced and dependent upon weather and café availability.

If you are not a SPOKES Member and still wish to join our rides, some of which are restricted to Members only, during this period of restriction, please join us for the modest subscription of £12 pa (£3 for subsequent family members in the same household).   Details on how to join in “Join SPOKES” tab on this website.

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