This is an Easy-Going and almost entirely traffic-free route meandering along the Ebury Way from Watford Cycle Hub to Watford High Street and then using the cycle routes & shared space to reach The LP Cafe. We like this cafe & think it's a little gem you should know about to have in your repertoire of places to retreat to on your bicycle. :)
This is a ride for everyone! :) Beginners are welcome as is anyone who wants a leisurely morning pootle deluxe for coffee, cake & company. :) For people wanting to discover how to get around Watford via the local cycle routes - this one's very much for you. Families with children too are warmly welcome to come on this ride. :)
There is a short section on road at the bottom of Watford High Street but your Ride Leaders will be keeping you all safe. :)
There is also a modest 60 metres of climbing on this route, which will help you practice using your gears and you need not fear as getting off your bike to walk if needed is fine.
Please bring a spare inner tube as this makes it easier to fix a puncture if it happens, rather than getting out the rubber glue. If you don't have a spare inner tube, Watford Cycle Hub sell them for £4 brand new, or second hand ones for £1 (no patches) & 50p (patched).
Please make sure your bike is in good working order before the ride, especially that the tyres are pumped up and the brakes work! Watford Cycle Hub can check over your bike and we can pump up your tyres for you if you come in good time before the ride. If your bike might need a little more TLC or hasn't been ridden for a while, you can always bring it in for a free assessment; we're Not-For-Profit and promise to give you an honest assessment and price if your bike needs fixing, fine tuning or a full service...
This is an Easy-Going and almost entirely traffic-free route meandering along the Ebury Way from Watford Cycle Hub to Watford High Street
Mostly on cycle paths and shared routes with some on road.