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Tue Apr 11th 2017
Tuesday 2* Evening Ride 2*
Leader:
John Tranter
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Continuing the early season theme, this ride will be flat and fairly short. Out through Denchworth to West Hanney, then Lyford and Charney Bassett, down to Stanford in the Vale, finishing with the nice quiet Park Lane cut through back to Denchworth and home. A distance of 17 miles / 27km at a steady speed of around 12mph / 19kph. This should bring us back to Grove by 8pm at just about sunset. Lights essential!
Riders:
Eddie Little
John Culverwell
John Tranter
Mila Yearley
Roger Postbeschild
Steve Boreham
Steve Swanton
Susan Holdroyd
Tim Parr
Riders = 9

Weather:
sunnywindy (fine)
Report:
Another beautiful spring evening, and we set off with high hopes of a puncture free evening - not to be! John C unfortunately suffered a pinch puncture from a pothole just after Denchworth so that makes it 2 out 2 for puncture-hit 2* Tuesdays. Hopefully this is not a trend! John decided to go with the "phone a friend" solution and we carried on into the Vale.

The group stayed together very well, even with a stiff headwind in places, and all went well. We were rewarded towards the end with a really lovely sunset.

Thanks to all for a great ride.
Distance:
27.36 km (17.00 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/13889199
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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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