Tuesday 20th July 2021 10:00am

Starting from - Riverside Park, Riverside Road, Watford. On Colne Valley Cycle route near the swings and approach to Ebury Way. (Street parking nearby), WD19 4HU

This ride is limited to members of SPOKES - SW Herts group only

  • 46 miles
  • All bike types
  • 7 hr
  • Challenging
  • Watford
  • Adults 16+ only

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WD19 4HU

Ride with Peter via Colne Valley Cycle route and Alban Way to Welwyn Garden City, Ayot Greenway to Wheathamsted for a picnic lunch (bring your own or buy take out from nearby cafe) in The Crinkley Crankle Wall Community Garden. Then on to Harpenden and Nickey Line to Hemel Hempstead, Canal Towpath to Watford.

The roads we use are mainly quiet but one section after lunch is relatively busy.

This ride Links dismantled railways, now cycle paths, uses some road and canal towpath, with over 35 miles’ traffic free with no significant climbs and a total height climbed of only approximately 1300' this is a lovely ride with very enjoyable off-road sections. Not suitable for skinny tyres or slicks. Route GPX at: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36750041
This socially distanced ride is limited to pre-booked (via Lets Ride) cyclists. It is a medium pace ride (9-11mph average) organised by SPOKES SW Herts Cycling Group.

If you are not a SPOKES Member and still wish to join our rides, some of which are restricted to Members only, please join us for the modest subscription of £12 pa (£3 for subsequent family members in the same household). You'll find details at http://www.spokesgroup.org.uk/about/. On the same website, you will also find our calendar of planned rides.

This will be one of the SPOKES Rides for All routes published on the SPOKES Web Site

Not suitable for skinny tyres

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