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Tue Jul 4th 2017
Tuesday 3* Evening Ride 3*
Andy Pixton
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
Weekly 1.5 - 2 hours at a riding pace of 20-24km/h (13-15mph). May be hilly.

Mostly flat ride with one hill... White Horse Hill.
Alex McGregor
Andy Pixton
Barry Stanton
David Smith
David Talboys
Eddie Little
Jane John
John Groves
Jon Townsin
Joy Arthur
Karl Blake
Kirsten Smith
Mike Cooke
Neil Townsend
Nicole Pethybridge
Phillip Folkes
Sharon Bedford
Steve Joyce
Ursula Hallam
Yvonne Bird
Riders = 20

An ideal evening for an excursion to White Horse Hill; beautiful sunshine and a light refreshing breeze.

As is often the case with summer Tuesday rides, 3* proved the most popular, with numbers swelling to twenty. Thankfully, Jon was happy to lead half the ride, a few minutes after the others had set off.

Everyone seemed to stay together quite happily, at a fairly brisk pace, on the flat sections of the ride. We caught, and passed the 2* group, who were heading to the same hill via a different route. Each climbed dragon Hill at their own pace, and we gathered at the top, to take in the view.

After catching our breath, and taking the usual team photos, we set off on the homeward leg, just as some of the riders from the 2* and other 3* groups were joining us. The descents into the vale, and the subsequent flat return, were again taken at no more than a top end 3* pace (honest). This was obviously too slow for some, though, ;) as the leader was last to return to OMH.

Welcome to Neil, on his first ride with us, and thanks to David S for sweeping the lead group.
47.40 km (29.45 mi)
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Start Locations
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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