Sunday 4th October: Mystery 'lockdown' special ride round the Cardiff area!!
Start/Distance: approx. 30+ miles Meet at Lewis Arms, Tongwynlais 10am
Route/GPX download: Route still a mystery to me!
Terrain/Ride Category: Very Moderate, generally flat with lots of twists and turns hopefully using byways not generally known to all.
Route Coordinator/Contact: Chris Metcalfe 07568490547
Sunday 11th October: Fochriw Ride Cancelled due to local Covid lockdowns
Start/Distance: 10am Lewis Arms Tongwynlais, approx. 70 kilometers.
Route/GPX download: Taff Trail or road to Quakers Yard.- Nelson,- Bedlinog. Up and over to Fochriw.
Down Darren trail to Fleur de Lys.. Back via Pandy Lane and Caerphilly.
Terrain/Ride Category: Moderate/Strenuous One big hill and a lot of down
Route Coordinator/Contact: Calum Taylor
Sunday 18th October: Margam Park - Porthcawl Ride Cancelled due to local Covid lockdowns
Start/Distance: 10am, Brookfield Park Rd., Cowbridge CF71 7HJ, 50 miles
Route/GPX download: Margam Park via Ewenny, Laleston, Porthcawl, return via Aberkenfig, Coychurch
Terrain/Ride Category: Easy
Route Coordinator/Contact: Roger Bradshaw, email:
End of Summertime October 2020 marks the start of the Spokes winter season, there are no pre-planned rides or ride leaders. Members meets up at the Lewis Arms in Tongwynlais every Sunday at 10am for a ride to be determined by the participants.
Don't forget to keep an eye on the noticeboard for changes, cancellations and additional rides
Spokes is on Strava - Link
There is now also a Spokes members Whatsapp group for practical information exchanges. Contact Richard Cook, tel: 07891 204 315 to be added to the list.
South Wales lockdowns causing ride cancellations
We can ride as a group on club rides we need to have rules to keep us and the public safe:
1) Ride Leader to take a list of all cyclists on a club ride.
2) Social distancing to be observed at all times.
3) Take care when at coffee stops to socially distance from members of the public.
4)Members to be encouraged to take their own food on the ride.
5) All members should take their own hand sanitiser on the ride.
Question marks remain over Cafe stop opening times atm. So bring sandwiches and prepare for a possible roadside picnic
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)
If you have any queries please complete the Contact us form.
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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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