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2017 Rides and Events

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Date and TimeEventLocationDestinationDistanceLeaderComment
19:00 Wed 18th Oct 2017RideBede ParkShort ride to view Diwali Lights4 milesFollowed by meal at Chef & Spice Hinckley Rd/Narboro Rd junction. 8pm £13.95 chefandspice.co.uk/
10:30 Sun 15th Oct 2017RideBede ParkBillesdon via hills35 milesJohn WLunch at Queens Head.
10:00 Sat 14th Oct 2017RideBede ParkW Bridgford 57 milesAndy KLunch at Spokes and Co cafe, W Bridgford
10:00 Sat 7th Oct 2017RideBede ParkTBA 55 milesAndy MTBA
10:30 Sun 1st Oct 2017RideBede ParkCircular to Mountsorrel32 milesJohn WLunch at Granite Cafe
10:00 Sat 30th Sep 2017RideBede ParkTBA 55 milesMike GTBA
10:00 Sat 23rd Sep 2017RideBede ParkWitherley 50 milesAndy KLunch stop at Blue Lion, Witherley www.bluelionwitherley.co.uk/fooddrink/
10:30 Sun 17th Sep 2017RideBede ParkWanlip Church Hall20 milesPeter EverardRide will be followed by Lunch at 12.00 then open Spokes Committee meeting and AGM at Wanlip Church Hall.
09:30 Sat 16th Sep 2017RideBede ParkPitsford 64 milesAndy KRide south to meet the Peter Simmonds' LEJOG ride. NOTE 9:30 start
10:00 Sat 9th Sep 2017RideBede ParkTBA 50 milesDavid MTo Snarestone - route to be advised
10:00 Sun 3rd Sep 2017WeekendBristolBristol0 milesMike BArrive Sunday, stay 3-4 days and explore local cycle routes. More details contact Spokes email address or Mike Ball. Note that there is no ride from Leicester this Sunday.
10:00 Sat 2nd Sep 2017RideBede ParkCrick 55 milesAndy KLunch at Wheatsheaf
10:30 Sun 27th Aug 2017RideBede ParkSharnford 30 milesAndy MLunch at Bricklayers, Sharnford
10:00 Sat 26th Aug 2017RideBede ParkCottingham 51 milesAndy MLunch at Red Lion, Middleton
19:00 Wed 23rd Aug 2017RideBede ParkBradgate Park17 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sun 20th Aug 2017RideBede ParkBosworth Battlefield Cafe30 milesKathy B
10:00 Sat 19th Aug 2017RideBede ParkAlexton 55 milesMiek GLunch at Sweet hedges http://sweethedgesfarm.moonfruit.com/tea-rooms/4585785420
10:00 Sat 12th Aug 2017RideBede ParkBrandon marshes 59 milesAndy KLunch at Badgers Cafe, Brandon marsh
10:30 Sun 6th Aug 2017RideBede ParkHallaton E. Leics34 milesChristine KLunch at Bewicke Arms Tearoom
09:30 Sat 5th Aug 2017Social/TourismSt PancrasLondon32 milesAndy KMeet 9.30 at St Pancras Day ride in London, via Regents Pk, Hyde Park, Thames riverside path to Richmond for lunch, then back via Richmond Pk.
10:00 Sat 29th Jul 2017RideBede ParkTrent Lock 63 milesAndy MUp to Shepshed, join Cloud Trail to Derby, then over to Trent Lock for lunch, beforre returning via S Bonington, round Loughborough, and follow the Soar valley.
10:30 Sun 23rd Jul 2017RideBede Parkthe Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow Upon Soar via Ragdale34 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 22nd Jul 2017RideBede ParkTBA 60 milesKumaranTBA - Possibly Attenborough Waterpark near Nottingham
10:00 Sat 15th Jul 2017RideBede ParkSharnford 50 milesAndy KLunch at Bricklayers, Sharnford (formerly The Countryman) www.thebricklayers.org/
19:00 Wed 12th Jul 2017RideBede ParkGreat Glen19 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sun 9th Jul 2017RideBede ParkTur Langton30 milesLiz & TonyLunch at Manor aka Mint & Ginger Cafe
10:30 Sat 8th Jul 2017RideLeicesterTo Langtons - Beer Festival30 milesAndy MAlternate for those not going on ride back from Sheffield Note 10:30 start
07:45 Sat 8th Jul 2017RideLeicesterRide back to Leicester from Sheffield75 milesAndy KCar assist to Sheffield, then ride back, c12mph average speed.
10:00 Sat 1st Jul 2017RideBede ParkUllesthorpe 50 milesAndy MLunch at Ullesthorpe Garden centre
10:30 Sun 25th Jun 2017RideBede ParkBitteswell32 milesJohn WLunch at Royal Oak pub
10:00 Sat 24th Jun 2017RideBede ParkNo ride0 milesNo ride due to York Cycle Rally
14:00 Fri 23rd Jun 2017RallyYorkYork Cycle RallyWeekend rally (23-26) with rides from 17 miles up to a 100km audax based in and around York. See website http://yorkrally.org/
10:00 Sat 17th Jun 2017RideBede ParkTBA 50 milesTBATBA
10:30 Sun 11th Jun 2017RideBede ParkWheel and Compass, Weston by Welland39 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 10th Jun 2017RideBede ParkVale of Belvoir60 milesAndy MLunch stop TBA
10:00 Sat 3rd Jun 2017RideWestern PubRide to villages north of Leicester - Ragdale, Six Hills, etc 55 milesMitchLunch at Thurmaston
10:30 Sun 28th May 2017RideBede ParkCircular to Barkby30 milesChristineLunch at Malt Shovel
10:00 Sat 27th May 2017RideBede ParkChapel Brampton 63 milesAndy KLunch at Spencer Arms, Chapel Brampton.
19:00 Wed 24th May 2017RideBede ParkBradgate Park and Groby Pool21 milesPeter Everard
09:00 Sat 20th May 2017RideBede ParkRockingham and Oakham 73 milesAndy MRockingham for coffee, Oakham for lunch
19:00 Wed 17th May 2017RideBede ParkNowhere0 milesTHIS RIDE IS CANCELLED! due to very poor weather.
10:30 Sun 14th May 2017RideBede ParkChanged to Sapcote due to clash with Bosw. Marathon 32 milesKathy BLunch at Garden Ctr
10:00 Sat 13th May 2017RideBede ParkShearsby45 milesDavid MLunch at Chandlers
07:30 Sat 6th May 2017RideThe Western PubCar assisted ride in Peak District. Meet 7.30/8.00 to load bikes50 milesMG/AKTwo rides: One of 50 miles suitable for Saturday riders, & a 34 mile ride for Sunday riders. More details to follow
10:30 Sun 30th Apr 2017RideBede ParkSt Josephs Tea Rooms35 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 29th Apr 2017RideBede ParkThringstone50 milesMike GLunch at Bull's head
19:00 Wed 26th Apr 2017RideBede ParkRothley18 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sun 23rd Apr 2017RideBede ParkCicle Classic - Owston and M Mowbray50 milesAndy MRide out to watch parts of the cycle race in East Leics http://cicleclassic.co.uk/ Leaving Bede Pk at 10am, & out via Guilford Rd (10.15) Cycle back to Leicester for c. 5pm If want more info contact Andy Mcgee
10:00 Sat 22nd Apr 2017RideBede ParkWelford47 milesAndy KLunch at Welford (Mini-Meadows cafe on Naseby Rd)
10:30 Mon 17th Apr 2017RideBede ParkLutterworth31 milesAndy KLunch at Shambles
10:00 Sat 15th Apr 2017RideBede ParkUpton40 milesAndy KLunch at Leicestershire Handmade Cheese Co (Sparkenhoe) Tea Rooms
10:00 Sat 8th Apr 2017RideBede ParkAston On Trent 55 milesMG
10:30 Sun 2nd Apr 2017RideBede ParkQueens Head Billesdon28 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 1st Apr 2017RideBede ParkPinwall yTBAyyy 50 milesPeter SimmondsBack to 10:00 start
10:30 Sat 25th Mar 2017RideBede ParkOld Dalby Brewery yTBAyyy 40 milesAndy McGee
10:30 Sun 19th Mar 2017RideBede ParkUllesthorpe nr Luttwth.32 milesJohn WLunch at Chequers Pub
10:30 Sat 18th Mar 2017RideBede ParkyTBAyyy 40 milesKumaran
10:30 Sat 11th Mar 2017RideBede ParkMelton Mowbray Pie Festival http://www.melton.gov.uk/events/event/163/fes tival_of_pies42 milesAndy M https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/209487
10:30 Sun 5th Mar 2017RideBede ParkIbstock32 milesKathy BLunch at https://sunnysidegardencentre.co.uk/
10:30 Sat 4th Mar 2017RideBede ParkyTBAyyy 40 milesMike G
10:30 Sat 25th Feb 2017RideBede ParkOld Dalby 40 milesAndy MTo Old Dalby Brewery
10:30 Sun 19th Feb 2017RideBede ParkStonehurst Tea Rooms26 milesTony S
10:30 Sat 18th Feb 2017RideBede ParkMonks Kirby 42 milesAndy KTry the Denbigh Arms again - new owners
19:00 Wed 15th Feb 2017RideBede ParkPeking Restaurant, Charles StreetPlaces provisionally booked for 8pm.
10:30 Sat 11th Feb 2017RideBede Parkyyyyyyyyy 35 milesMike G
10:30 Sun 5th Feb 2017RideBede ParkBlue Lion, Thrussington26 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sat 4th Feb 2017RideBede Parkyyyyy 30 milesKumaranLunch at Hathern
10:30 Sat 28th Jan 2017RideBede ParkCroft 31 milesAndy KLunch at Heathcote Arms, Croft
10:30 Sun 22nd Jan 2017RideBede ParkBosworth Battlefield Centre30 milesKathy B
10:30 Sat 21st Jan 2017RideBede Parkyyyyyyyyy 30 milesMike GCharnwood area - bit bumpy no doubt!
10:30 Sat 14th Jan 2017RideBede Parkyyyyyyyyy 30 milesDavid MChandlers Arms, Shearsby
10:29 Sun 8th Jan 2017RideBede ParkSapcote25 milesAndy KLunch @ Sapcote Garden centre
10:30 Sat 7th Jan 2017RideBede ParkAshby Folville31 milesAndy MLunch at Carrington Arms
10:30 Sat 31st Dec 2016RideBede ParkKibworth 30 milesAndy KLunch at AJ's Tea Room See www.kibworthantiquescentre.co.uk/ajs-tea-room/
10:30 Sat 24th Dec 2016RideBede ParkGilmorton 32 milesAndy KGilmorton Shop/Cafe
10:30 Sat 17th Dec 2016RideBede Parkxxxxxxxxx 35 milesPeter SBosworth Battlefield Centre
10:30 Sun 11th Dec 2016RideBede ParkLoughborough 26 milesLunch at Charnwood Museum Cafe
10:00 Sat 10th Dec 2016RideBede ParkTur Langton 38 milesAndy KNote still 10:00 start Lunch at Mint & Ginger, Tur Langton Manor House
19:00 Wed 7th Dec 2016Spokes Xmas Socialthe Western0 miles(see email).
10:00 Sat 3rd Dec 2016RideBede ParkSomerby 38 milesAndy MLast 10:00 start Lunch at Somerby
10:30 Sun 27th Nov 2016RideBede ParkTur Langton29 milesAndy KLunch at Mint & Ginger
10:00 Sat 26th Nov 2016RideBede ParkUllesthorpe Garden Centre 36 milesMike GLunch at the Garden Centre
10:00 Sat 19th Nov 2016RideBede ParkAshby de la Zouch40 milesKumaranTBA
10:30 Sun 13th Nov 2016RideBede ParkKeyham23 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 12th Nov 2016RideBede ParkAshby Folville 42 milesAndy KLunch at Carington Arms
10:00 Sat 5th Nov 2016RideBede ParkGlooston 40 milesAndy MLunch at Glooston or Hallaton
10:30 Sun 30th Oct 2016RideBede ParkQueens Arms, Leire nr B. Astley28 milesChris K
10:00 Sat 29th Oct 2016RideBede Parkxxxxxxxxxx 45 milesMike GMeasham area. Lunch perhaps at Bunnies cafe
19:00 Wed 26th Oct 2016RideBede ParkSee Diwali lights. Meal http://paddysmarteninn.co.uk/3 milesMike BArrive 8pm after optional ride. meal reservation mikeball@mailas.com
10:00 Sat 22nd Oct 2016RideBede ParkStaunton Harald/Breedon o t Hill 40 milesAndy M
10:30 Sun 16th Oct 2016RideBede ParkRide cancelled due to rain.34 milesKathy Bhttp://whitemoors.co.uk/
10:00 Sat 15th Oct 2016RideBede ParkStoke Golding 40 milesMike GLunch at White Swan, Stoke Golding, Route; https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/13734585#.V_PXi1ki7Sg.email
10:00 Sat 8th Oct 2016RideBede Parkxxxxxxxxxx 45 milesKumaranTo Hicks Lodge Cycle Centre/Café in Moria
10:30 Sun 2nd Oct 2016RideBede ParkGreenhouse Cafe31 milesAndy KMenu - see http://langtongreenhouse.co.uk/wordpress/?page_id=69
10:00 Sat 1st Oct 2016RideBede ParkSibbertoft 42 milesAndy KLunch at Red Lion, Sibbertoft
10:00 Sat 24th Sep 2016RideBede Parkxxxxxxxxxx 40 milesKumaranTo Catthorpe Route TBA
10:30 Sun 18th Sep 2016RideBede ParkWanlip Church Hall11 milesPeter EverardRide ends up at Spokes AGM 12.00 at Wanlip Church Hall. Bring own lunch. Cake, tea & coffee provided.
10:00 Sat 17th Sep 2016RideBede ParkSwinford 50 milesAndy KLunch at Chequers, Swinford
10:00 Sat 10th Sep 2016RideBede ParkNo led ride today 0 miles
10:30 Sun 4th Sep 2016RideBede ParkWhitemoors Tea Rms30 milesJohn WNr Mkt Bosworth

Event details were last updated on 13 October 2017.