WELCOME TO Spokes CTC! ..CROESO i SPOKES Clwb Seiclo !!
Part of Cycling UK
Spokes Cycle Touring Club
2023 Season Openers
Sunday 26th March: Caerphilly Loop via Penylan
Start/Distance: 10.00 am, Radyr Weir, Approx 30 miles
Route/GPX download: GPX Download Refreshments at Caerphilly Visitor Centre overlooking Caerphilly Castle. Approx 4.5 hrs depending on how long we stop for refreshments. NB The cafe stop is quite late on during the ride, So suggest you bring snacks to keep you going.
Terrain/Ride Category: Moderate (500m climbing) on road, lanes & trails.
Route Coordinator/Contact: Mel Pruchnie, email: email@example.com
Ride Leader: Graham Davies
Sunday 2nd April: Llanwonno via Barry Sidings
Start/Distance: 10.00 am from Radar weir, 50km,
Route/GPX download: GPX Download Cafe stop at Berry Sidings
Terrain/Ride Category: Moderate Some quite steep hills. 600m climb, mainly cycle path and quiet roads.
Route Coordinator/Contact: Nick Dallimore, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ride Leader: Caroline Dallimore
Sunday 9th April: Guardian Monument
Start/Distance: 10.00 am. Albion Cafe, Cilfynydd. 37 miles.
Route/GPX download: Head out to Oakdale via roads and cycle paths. Stop in Pen Y Fan Country Park , then onto 6 Bells to have a look at the Guardian Monument. Return via Crumlin and Hengoed. A few hills but nothing really steep. There a few cafes dotted about but if not open might have to use burger van or supermarket.
Terrain/Ride Category: Moderate 2500 ft of climbing.
Route Coordinator/Contact: Dave Jenkins, email: email@example.com
Ride Leader: Calum Taylor
Sunday 16th April: Somerset Circular
Start/Distance: 10am, Yatton Rail Station, OS landranger 182 GR 425660, 40+ miles
Route/GPX download: Chew Valley lake, Cheddar Gorge(downhill) Strawberry line trail
Terrain/Ride Category: Easy - Moderate
Route Coordinator/Contact: Calum Taylor, tel: 07718974789
Ride Leader: Arlene Morrison, tel: 07786266445
There is also the Spokes members Whatsapp group for practical information exchanges. Contact Richard Cook, tel: 07891 204 315 to be added to the list.
Don't forget to keep an eye on the noticeboard for changes, cancellations and additional rides
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Spokes is on Strava - Link
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- Cycling UK - Breeze bike rides - OS Maps
- Mapometer - Phoenix/Cycling 4 friends
Is Spokes CTC for you?
To find out if cycling with Spokes is right for you, you should first take a look at our Ride Calendar or Ride Library and see if the rides and activities appeal to you. Under each individual ride you will find information that should enable you to determine if we fit in with your outlook on cycling. Spokes CTC is a member group of Cycling UK
How do I join Spokes: 1)Turn up at any of our Sunday Rides for a few ‘taster sessions’. You don’t need to be a fully signed up member of Spokes and/or Cycling UK before you ‘try us out’. NB.To take part in our weekend, week and venture rides you will need to join the club.
2)To become a member of Spokes; firstly sign up to ‘Cycling UK’. On receipt of your Cycling UK membership number, Click Join to complete the Spokes on-line membership form to start enjoying the full benefits of club membership. NB. Spokes Membership is completely free once you have Cycling UK membership.(Click to view Cycling UK policy documents)
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Spokes continues to liaise with Cardiff CTC on some of our ride dates to enable both clubs to offer a wider variety of rides.
If you would like to join us on a ride you can Contact us or email the ride leader and let us know you are coming...
Like-minded cyclists, regardless of age, are always welcome!
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