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Leicester Spokes Cycling Group

Leicester's Friendly Social Cycling Group

Welcome!

Leicester Spokes was established in 1983 as a cycling campaign group. Over the years the focus slowly changed until now we are almost entirely a cycling group although we do take part in local cycling policy and planning discussions.

We offer led bike rides up to 3 times a week on Wednesdays, Saturdays and alternate Sundays, starting from Bede Park unless indicated otherwise. See our programme for full details. We also offer cycle weekends away, in most years a longer cycle tour, and social events.

Wednesday evenings we offer a ride of about two hours, starting from the shops on Western Boulevard next to Bede Park at 7pm and ending at a pub within 2 miles of the city centre. This is a moderate paced ride of about 10mph that visits villages around Leicester, about 15 to 20 miles in length.

Saturdays we offer a faster ride of at least 30 miles at about 12mph, starting from Bede Park at 10am.

Alternate Sundays we offer a ride of about 30 miles at about 10mph, including a lunch stop at a pub or tea room, starting from Bede Park at 10:30am.

Leicester Spokes led rides are free to attend, however riders are expected to become members after attending two rides, with annual membership at ₤4 unwaged, ₤8 waged and ₤12 family. Please make sure that your bicycle is in good working order, and bring along a spare inner tube and repair kit. For Wednesday evening rides working lights are also required.

Participants on Leicester Spokes led rides must be over 17. Rides are unsuitable for young children due to the speed, distance and being on roads, however older teenagers may be capable of them providing they are accompanied by a responsible adult. Leicester Spokes and its members cannot accept liability for you or your possessions. It is your responsibility to arrange insurance and to follow the Highway Code at all times. Your participation on a led ride is acceptance of these conditions.


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Forthcoming Events

19:00 Wed 18th Jan 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 21st Jan 2017

30 mile ride from Bede Park to yyyyyyyyy . Charnwood area - bit bumpy no doubt!

10:30 Sun 22nd Jan 2017

30 mile ride from Bede Park to Bosworth Battlefield Centre. http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/visit-us/tithe-barn-cafe/

19:00 Wed 25th Jan 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 28th Jan 2017

31 mile ride from Bede Park to Croft . Lunch at Heathcote Arms, Croft

19:00 Wed 1st Feb 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 4th Feb 2017

30 mile ride from Bede Park to yyyyy . Lunch at Hathern www.oakleygrange.co.uk/home/the-caf

10:30 Sun 5th Feb 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

19:00 Wed 8th Feb 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 11th Feb 2017

30 mile ride from Bede Park to yyyyyyyyy .

19:00 Wed 15th Feb 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 18th Feb 2017

42 mile ride from Bede Park to Monks Kirby . Try the Denbigh Arms again - new owners www.denbigharmsmonkskirby.co.uk/food

10:30 Sun 19th Feb 2017

26 mile ride from Bede Park to Stonehurst Tea Rooms.

19:00 Wed 22nd Feb 2017

Local Ride from Bede Park.

10:30 Sat 25th Feb 2017

40 mile ride from Bede Park to yTBAyyy . To Old Dalby Brewery

Event details were last updated on 15 January 2017.