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Sat Feb 2nd 2013
Saturday afternoon ride from Grove 3*
Leader:
Paul Jarvis
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
60-70km (38 - 45 miles) ride, with a tea stop, riding pace of 20-22km/h (13-14mph). Likely to visit distant destinations. Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing likely.

Route will be along the lines of the link below. Might have to be altered on the day depending on any surface water issues. Out via Denchworth,Baulking,little coxwell, Faringdon and Radcot, Clanfield then Bampton for tea and back via Buckland ,Charney bassett, West Hanney, Denchworth ,Grove

Please bring lights for the return leg.
Riders:
Chris Walters
David Smith
David Talboys
Frank Schroer
Paul Jarvis
Richard Preece
Robin Tucker
Ursula Hallam
Riders = 8

Weather:
sunnycold
Report:
The ride started with eight riders heading out on a cold sunny winters day ! Heading into a strong head wind we made good progress keeping in a group. Soon after Faringdon in between Radcot and Clanfield Frank had a problem with a collapsing front wheel ! Which he later told us was free ! No such thing as a free lunch i would say !
After trying to help we decided it was to much of a major job and left Frank at the pub in Clanfield and headed of towards Bampton where we decided to stop for refreshment a good choice of Chris . Richard decided not to stop and made his own way back. Fully refuelled the remaining six riders made there way back to grove .
A big thanks to Dave and Ursula who went back to collect Frank and delivered him back to Wantage before there journey home.

Ps Noted Robin new Scott road bike ! Fast up the hills .

Distance:
50.98 km (31.68 mi)
Ride Details:
http://ridewithgps.com/trips/1122992
Comment on this ride

1

Written by : Chris Walters

Posted on : February 4, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Thanks for leading, Paul!

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Start Locations
WMP
Wantage Market Place
OMH
Old Mill Hall, Grove
Categories
1* - Suitable for irregular, social, beginner or family riders, pace will match the slower riders. Not hilly or long. Expect rides up to 3 hours. Gentle exercise.
2* - Suitable for regular riders who prefer to cover some distance but at a more relaxed pace. Likely to be half-day rides. Solid exercise.
3* - Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination! Likely to be half or full-day rides. Challenging exercise.
4* - Suitable for athletic riders who can ride safely above the 3* standard. Quick rides for the fit.
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