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2018 Rides and Events

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Date and TimeEventLocationDestinationDistanceLeaderComment
10:30 Sun 16th Sep 2018AGM/RideBede ParkWanlip parish hall25 milesJohn WRide out to Wanlip, with AGM and open committee meeting. BYO sandwiches, but cakes provided
10:00 Sat 15th Sep 2018RideBede Park 50 milesKumaran
10:00 Sat 8th Sep 2018RideBede ParkMarket Bosworth 50 milesPeter S
10:30 Sun 2nd Sep 2018RideBede ParkLocal Ride34 milesPeter EverardSoar Bridge Inn, Barrow on Soar
10:00 Sat 1st Sep 2018RideBede ParkMonks Kirby (see routes page for monkskirby49.gpx file)50 milesDavid M
10:00 Sat 25th Aug 2018RideBede ParkHallaton64 milesAndy MBased on Leicester Forest Audax - quite bumpy. Lunch at Hallaton at 33 miles
19:00 Wed 22nd Aug 2018RideBede ParkBradgate Park17 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sun 19th Aug 2018RideBede ParkElmesthorpe28 milesAndy KLunch at Wentworth Arms, Elmesthorpe
10:00 Sat 18th Aug 2018RideBede ParkNottingham 63 milesAndy KLunch at Spokes Cafe (Nottingham Uni)
10:00 Sat 11th Aug 2018RideBede Parkyyyyyyy 0 milesTBA
10:30 Sun 5th Aug 2018RideBede ParkThe Queens Head, Billesdon27 milesPeter Everard
10:00 Sat 4th Aug 2018TripSt Pancras, LondonLondon Social Ride 30 milesMike BSocial ride. Meet at St P at 10, then around London, aiming to get back to St Pancras area for a meal, then train back after 19:30
10:00 Sat 28th Jul 2018RideBede Park 35 milesMike GLunch at Ullesthorpe Gdn Centre
10:30 Sun 22nd Jul 2018RideBede ParkTo Whitemoors35 milesKathy B
10:00 Sat 21st Jul 2018RideBede ParkLubenham47 milesDavid MLunch at Lubenham
10:00 Sat 14th Jul 2018RideBede ParkOdd House 46 milesAndy KLunch at Odd House, nr Snarestone
10:30 Sun 8th Jul 2018RideBede ParkLocal Ride30 milesChristine KCoffee stop around Bradgate, then on to Markfield to Mike G's for a BBQ
10:00 Sat 7th Jul 2018RideBede ParkStoughton30 milesAndy MAlternate to Gloucester ride
07:45 Sat 7th Jul 2018Ride/TripGimsom RoadBack from Gloucester 85 milesAndy KMinibus and bike trailer to outskirts of Gloucester then ride back to Leicester.
10:00 Sat 30th Jun 2018RideBede ParkLime Kilns 47 milesDavid MasonLunch at Lime Kilns, Burbage
10:30 Sun 24th Jun 2018RideBede ParkThe Wheel and Compass, Weston by Welland37 milesPeter EverardThis ride will be hilly!
10:00 Sat 23rd Jun 2018RideBede ParkWeston on Trent54 milesMike GambleLunch at the Coopers Arms or the Malt
10:00 Sat 16th Jun 2018RideBede ParkVale of Belvoir58 milesAndy MLunch stop Stathern
10:30 Sun 10th Jun 2018RideBede ParkTBA 35 milesCurrently no ride leader available
10:00 Sat 9th Jun 2018RideBede ParkManton60 milesKumaranHorse & Jockey for lunch www.horseandjockeyrutland.co.uk/
10:30 Sun 3rd Jun 2018RideBede ParkTBA 30 milesAndy KPossible ride to Sapcote Garden Centre
10:00 Sat 2nd Jun 2018RideBede ParkBrinklow54 milesAndy KLunch at Bulls Head, Brinklow
09:00 Sat 26th May 2018TripBede ParkYoulgreave65 milesAndy MTrip to Youlgreave, Ride there Saturday and ride back Bank Holiday Monday. Stay two nights at Youlgreave YHA or other local. Please contact Andy K or Andy M for firther info
10:00 Sat 19th May 2018RideBede ParkWeston By Welland50 milesAndy MTo Wheel and Compass
10:30 Sun 13th May 2018RideBede ParkWhitemoors near Shenton35 milesAndy Kerridge
10:00 Sat 12th May 2018RideBede ParkHeather 40 milesAndy MLunch at Heather
08:00 Sat 12th May 2018TripBede ParkPeak District35 milesAndy KerridgeCar-assisted rides to Peak District. There will be two rides. A 48 mile loop at Saturday pace and a 35 mile loop at Sunday pace.
19:00 Wed 9th May 2018RideBede ParkLocal RideJez
10:30 Mon 7th May 2018RideBede ParkBitteswell30 milesJohn WoodcraftBank Holiday special. Lunch at Royal Oak.
10:00 Sat 5th May 2018RideBede ParkWolvey50 milesAndy KLunch at Bulls Head
19:00 Wed 2nd May 2018RideBede ParkBradgate Park21 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sun 29th Apr 2018RideBede ParkWhitemoors30 milesKathy B
10:00 Sat 28th Apr 2018RideBede ParkNo led ride0 milesNo led ride
10:00 Sat 21st Apr 2018RideBede ParkNo led ride0 miles
10:30 Sun 15th Apr 2018RideBede ParkSt Joseph's Tea Room29 milesPeter EverardNew route to avoid floods. Note that this ride is hilly on the way back!
10:00 Sat 14th Apr 2018RideBede ParkOakham45 milesDavid MTo Oakham
10:00 Sat 7th Apr 2018RideBede ParkTBA45 milesKumaranNote back to 10 am starts Lunch at Trent Lock
10:30 Mon 2nd Apr 2018RideBede ParkHallaton35 milesAndy MThis Ride is cancelled due to the weather.
10:30 Sun 1st Apr 2018RideBede ParkLocal Ride30 milesChristine KKeyham, Dog & Gun
10:00 Sat 31st Mar 2018RideBede ParkBroughton Astley45 milesAndy KNote back to 10 am starts Lunch at George & Dragon
10:30 Sat 24th Mar 2018RideBede ParkThornby Hall45 milesAndy M Lunch at new Peace Cafe Thornby Hall https://meditateinnorthants.com/world-peace-cafe/
10:30 Sun 18th Mar 2018RideBede ParkCancelled due to weather forecast.25 milesChristine Cancelled
10:30 Sat 17th Mar 2018RideBede ParkLocal Ride40 milesMike GThringstone
10:30 Sat 10th Mar 2018RideBede ParkTBA36 milesDavid M
10:30 Sun 4th Mar 2018RideBede ParkCANCELLED27 milesAndy KLunch at Thurlaston Garden Centre
08:30 Sun 4th Mar 2018Sulley ChallengeBede ParkCANCELLED60 milesTBA
10:30 Sat 3rd Mar 2018RideBede ParkCANCELLED36 milesMike G
10:30 Sat 24th Feb 2018RideBede ParkSaddington39 milesAndy KLunch at Queens Arms Saddington. Note the 50% off sale http://www.queensheadsaddington.co.uk/pdfs/jan-feb-sale-menu.pdf Which you may need after the hills!!
10:30 Sun 18th Feb 2018RideBede Parkthe Blue Lion, Thrussington25 milesPeter Everard
10:30 Sat 17th Feb 2018RideBede ParkWhetstone33 milesAndy KLunch at Dog & Gun, Whetstone
08:30 Sun 11th Feb 2018AudaxBede ParkRutland & Beyond60 milesAndy KLeicester Forest Audax
10:30 Sat 10th Feb 2018RideBede ParkAshby Folville33 milesAndy MLunch at Carington Arms
10:30 Sun 4th Feb 2018RideBede ParkMountsorrel28 milesJohn W
08:00 Sun 4th Feb 2018ReliabilityAge UK Wigston45 milesTBARatae Reliability Rides, 25, 45 or 75 miles
10:30 Sat 3rd Feb 2018RideBede ParkFoxton33 milesDavid MLunch at Foxton Locks
10:30 Sat 27th Jan 2018RideBede ParkTBA32 milesMike GShepshed area
10:30 Sun 21st Jan 2018RideBede ParkThrussington25 milesPeter EverardUnfortunately, this ride is CANCELLED due to forecasted heavy rain, sleet, snow and ice.
10:30 Sat 20th Jan 2018RideBede ParkAshby Folville32 milesAndy MLunch at Carington Arms
10:30 Sat 13th Jan 2018RideBede ParkCharnwood30 milesMike GRide around Charnwood - there be hills
10:30 Sun 7th Jan 2018RideBede ParkSapcote 25 milesAndy KLunch at Sapcote Garden Centre Cafe
10:30 Sat 6th Jan 2018RideBede ParkWilloughby Waterleys 34 milesAndy KLunch at General Elliott @ WW.
10:30 Sat 30th Dec 2017RideBede ParkBotcheston34 milesAndy KLunch at Greyhound Inn, Botcheston
10:30 Sun 24th Dec 2017RideBede ParkBroughton Astley 22 milesAndy KLunch in B Astley
10:30 Sat 23rd Dec 2017RideBede ParkStoughton25 milesAndy MShort ride before Christmas sloth kicks in Lunch at Cow & Plough, Stoughton
10:30 Sat 16th Dec 2017RideBede ParkShepshed 35 milesAndy KLunch at Pied Bull, Shepshed
19:00 Wed 13th Dec 2017RideBede ParkNOT TONIGHTSpokes Party
10:30 Sun 10th Dec 2017RideBede ParkUllesthorpe30 milesJohn WoodcraftThis ride is Cancelled due to snow.
10:30 Sat 9th Dec 2017RideBede ParkOld Dalby 37 milesDavid MOld Dalby
10:30 Sat 2nd Dec 2017RideBede ParkClaybrooke44 milesAndy KLunch at Pig in Muck Claybrooke
10:30 Sun 26th Nov 2017RideBede ParkSt Josephs Tearooms Whitwick36 milesJohn WHilly route
10:00 Sat 25th Nov 2017RideBede ParkBurbage 44 milesAndy KLunch at Sycamores, Burbage
10:00 Sat 18th Nov 2017RideBede ParkShearsby 40 milesDavid MLunch at Chandlers Arms
10:30 Sun 12th Nov 2017RideBede Parkthe Dog and Gun Keyham25 milesPeter EverardTable booked for 1pm.
10:00 Sat 11th Nov 2017RideBede ParkThringstone 40 milesMike GLunch at Bulls Head
10:00 Sat 4th Nov 2017RideBede ParkLubenham 44 milesAndy KLunch at Coach and Horses
10:30 Sun 29th Oct 2017RideBede ParkWalcote32 milesAndy KLunch at Black Horse, Walcote
10:00 Sat 28th Oct 2017RideBede ParkTBA 50 milesAndy MTBA
10:00 Sat 21st Oct 2017RideBede ParkTBA 55 milesMike GProbably Thringstone
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

Event details were last updated on 21 September 2018.