Past Ride

We send details of upcoming rides in a weekly email newsletter. If you would like to be added to our mailing list please contact [javascript protected email address].

Tue Sep 2nd 2014
Tuesday Evening Off-road Ride 2*
Leader:
David Brown
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know.

Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any 2. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Riders:
Alex Pethybridge
David Brown
David Yearley
John Davies
Nick Stokell
Richard Pethybridge
Riders = 6
Report:
We routed out via Crab Hill and thanks to Richard who'd been up there a bit earlier with some secateurs, we passed without sustaining any bramble scratches.

After getting up to the top of the Ridgeway (via Lockinge) we dropped back down to East Ginge, although I was forced to take this fine singletrack descent at a somewhat reduced pace on account of my handlebars snapping in two near the top. Thankfully we managed to re-clamp the bars across the break securely enough for me to continue with the ride.

From East Ginge we climbed back up to the Ridgeway where we met a police car coming down the restricted bridleway - not sure a Vauxhall Corsa was the best choice of vehicle for their off-road adventures but they didn't seem too bothered. They certainly had no chance of catching the motorbikes we'd seen blasting along the Ridgeway earlier!

We routed home via Betterton, Ardington, Wantage and finally back down Crab Hill to Grove.

A good ride with nearly a record number of riders - lets see if we can beat 6 next week with our off-road taster ride.
Distance:
24.94 km (15.50 mi)
 
Comment on this ride

Ride Filter
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.
More Information
Ride Calendar
« Jan 2019 »
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
Recent Rides
Sat Jan 19th 2019
RIDE CANCELLED - 1* Saturday Half Day Ride

Thu Jan 17th 2019
Daytime 1* Ride Series

Wed Jan 16th 2019
Turbo Training
9 riders

Tue Jan 15th 2019
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride

Mon Jan 14th 2019
Committee Meeting
8 riders

Sat Jan 12th 2019
2* Saturday Half Day Ride
51km 16 riders Ride has photos

Thu Jan 10th 2019
Daytime 1* Ride Series
23km 10 riders

Wed Jan 9th 2019
Turbo Training
11 riders

Tue Jan 8th 2019
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride
29km 4 riders

Sat Jan 5th 2019
3* Saturday Half Day Ride
64km 11 riders Ride has photos

Thu Jan 3rd 2019
Daytime 1* Ride Series
31km 11 riders Ride has photos

Tue Jan 1st 2019
RIDE CANCELLED - Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride

Sat Dec 29th 2018
Barry Resurrection Ride 2*
46km 7 riders Ride has comments

Sat Dec 22nd 2018
2* Saturday Half Day Ride
60km 9 riders Ride has photos

Tue Dec 18th 2018
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride

Sun Dec 16th 2018
Regular Wantage Ride
80km 5 riders

Sat Dec 15th 2018
RIDE CANCELLED - 1* Saturday Half Day Ride

Thu Dec 13th 2018
Daytime 1* Ride Series
10 riders Ride has photos

Wed Dec 12th 2018
Turbo Training
13 riders

Tue Dec 11th 2018
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride
23km 4 riders

Sun Dec 9th 2018
1* Mince Pie Ride
25km 12 riders Ride has photos
RIDE CANCELLED - Off Road Mince Pie Ride
2* Mince Pie Ride
46km 8 riders
3* Mince Pie Ride
18 riders
Mince Pie Rides 2018
4 riders

Ride has photos Ride has photos
Ride has comments Ride has comments

Ride Archive

*