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Tue Sep 5th 2017
Tuesday 4* Evening Ride 4*
Leader:
Paul Jarvis
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Weekly 1.5-2 hours ride at a riding pace of 25-29km/h (16-18mph). May be hilly.

***Officially the final ride of the Season ***
A shorter ride distance due to reduced light
However still plenty of climbing 528 metres over 43k
We tackle Easton lane climb then descend Hackpen, through the Letcombes up Court hill across to Chain hill for the final descent into Wantage and home.
Report:
The CUK 2017 Season final 4*ride
Yours truly was running late so thankfully the riders waited happy to have a chat. We set of at a steady pace passing the 2 and 3 * before Challow, quickly dispatched Eastmanton lane climb re grouping then descending Hackpen through the Letcombes climbing Cort hill.
By this time the sky darkened, wind picked up and the heavens opened !
Here comes the rain again ,Falling on my head like a memory, Falling on my head like a new emotion ( Eurythmics )
Back to the report It was everyman for themselves I was well and truly dropped but somehow managed to be ahead descending Chain hill !However I was soon passed by all in the heavy rain and reduced light
A enjoyable if in grim weather conditions
Thanks all who ventured out tonight and throughout the season
Hoping to see you all next year
Happy and safe cycling to all
Distance:
43.00 km (26.72 mi)
Ride Details:
https://www.strava.com/activities/1170026893/
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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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