Next Spokes Ride

The next Spokes Ride will be a Summer Spokes Ride on Sunday 18th August 2019. Meet 9:30am outside Usher Hall, Lothian Road. Bring Packed lunch.

Destination Midlothian / Borders. Slightly hilly ride, with few inclines but not too steep. Distance will be around 96km (60 miles). 

Forecast dry. Max Temp 16°C A Southerly Wind.

Please check your bike before the ride, i.e. tyre pressure, chain and brakes. Bring some money for emergencies and possible café stops and/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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Weather

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The last Spokes Ride of 2002 took place today, 9 people turning up, despite the lousy weather at 8:30. Raining until we got to Riccarton campus, then blue sky. A bit breezy and a cool 7O Celsius, but Long Dalmahoy Road was not as difficult as it can be at times. The Off Road bits of Route 75 down to, and through, Almondell and Calder Wood Country Park were a bit slippery and muddy.

 

Thanks to all who turned up on Sunday, we went to Aberdour in Fife in absolutely glorious - for November - weather. Not a cloud most of the time only a few spots of rain in Aberdour & no wind that mattered. Leaves on the trees were a bright yellow and red. A lovelyday to be out on the bike.

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