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Tue Aug 9th 2016
Tuesday Evening 3* Ride 3*
John Talbot
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:

Fair weather route shown here. Sunset is at 8.39pm so if the weather forecast is poor this route will be altered.

Forecast is good so will go with the route shown. This is a long end of season 3* ride with riders at peak fitness! We head to Ashbury via the Vale, up and over the downs to Lambourn and back via Hackpen Hill.

Aiming for an 8.30pm (ish) finish so prompt departure at 6.30pm.

LIGHTS REQUIRED in case of delays as we will be pushing the sunset envelope on this one!
Alex McGregor
David Smith
David Talboys
Jo Little
John Groves
John Talbot
Joy Arthur
Martin Purling
Mike Cooke
Nick Dunton
Nick Stokell
Terry Penn
Thomas Clayton
Ursula Hallam
Riders = 14

sunny intervals
A cool, breezy but bright evening greeted 14 riders for this long and tough 3* ride.

We made good progress throughout the ride with good group riding. We re-grouped where convenient and enjoyed the ascents and descents as the Sun began to make a showing.

The golden late summer Sun as we climbed from Lambourn was especially picturesque.

We were making good time so we returned via the Letcombes. Riders began to peel off as we went through Wantage and about six made it all the way back to OMH just as the Sun was setting.

Well done everyone for making it round probably what will be the hardest 3* ride of the season :)

Thanks to Nick D for sweeping throughout (beer).

49.20 km (30.57 mi)
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Wantage Market Place
Old Mill Hall, Grove
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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