Next Spokes Ride

The next Spokes Ride will be on Sunday 3rd September 2017. Meet 10:00am at on Lothian Road outside the Usher Hall.

Destination Midlothian. Slightly hilly ride. Pub Lunch, and a quick ride home to avoid being too long in the afternoon rain.

Please check your bike before the ride, i.e. tyre pressure, chain and brakes. Bring some money for lunch, emergencies and possible café stops or post ride refreshments. Don't forget snacks to keep your energy levels up and a drink to consume en-route.
Don't forget to bring a small toolkit to fit your bike and a spare inner tube in case you get a puncture. It is much easier to replace the tube than to repair a tube, especially if you have a slow puncture.

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Led and Leadburn

 

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -- Mark Twain

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Short Ride to Inveresk

 

The November ride consisted of coffee at the local coffe shop as teh westher forecast was quite horrendous. The December Spokes Ride went to East Lothian, a nice ride, wind assisted in part, out to East Lothian, sunny in the morning, but a wee bit cool. Around 12 people turned out. A nice short ride, we were home about 4 o’clock, some of us a bit sooner.

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Linlithgow Picnic, New Sustrans map.

 

It was really nice to see faces of people who’ve not been on a ride for a few months. There were 19 people on the Spoke’s Sunday Ride to Linlithgow. Thanks to Dave for inviting us to his home in Linlithgow where we had our picnic lunch outside, and some of us raided the brambles after lunch.

Read more: Linlithgow Picnic, New Sustrans map.

Gallop to Carlops

 

Thanks to everyone who turned up today. There were three people who went home before lunch, 2 were not feeling well, and one person was a companion to someone who was not feeling well. I hope the rest of you enjoyed our trip to Carlops. Nicely timed so that we got to Fairmilehead just before 4 o’clock, just as it started raining.

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Haar de haar, haar- Beescraig Country Park

 

Good turnout today, 15 people started out for Beecraigs Country Park in West Lothian. It was very nice to see you all, thanks very much for turning up. hope you all enjoyed the trip.

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