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 Apr 3rd 2018
Tuesday Evening 2* Ride 2*
Leader:
John Tranter
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:

Weekly 1.5 hour rides at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly.

A very straightforward classic loop through the Vale to kick off the Tuesday 2* season. Out to Denchworth, along to West Hanney then up what may be the smoothest road in Oxfordshire to Southmoor. A nice gentle glide back down to Charney Bassett, Denchworth again and home.

No hills at all (unless you count the Denchworth railway bridge, which we don't).

16 miles, so should get us back just around sunset. But - lights are essential!
Riders:
Alex Davison
Brian Hipwell
Caroline Yorston
Clare Hazell
David Lynch
Des Higgs
Emma Hazell
James Bosley
Jan McCabe
John Tranter
Karl Blake
Lisa Benn
Michael Tayler
Olivia Pile
Sara Ward
Riders = 15

Weather:
sunny intervals
Report:
Wow - what a great group and what a lot of people! Clearly, everyone was excited by a rare pleasant evening after a truly terrible Bank Holiday weekend. There was still a fair bit of standing water around the place and an unpleasant amount of potholes, but it was a very nice evening and we had a great ride.

Emma's friend Lorna decided she wasn't feeling too good and left us at Dechworth, but the rest of the group stayed together really well and dealt with a somewhat nagging wind with no problem at all.

Clare's brother James also joined us.

Thanks to all for a great evening!
Distance:
25.75 km (16.00 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/21798225
Comment on this ride

1

Written by : Barry Stanton

Posted on : April 4, 2018 at 6:57 AM

Sorry I couldn't make it .. was looking forward to meeting up with old friends and meeting new one... woke up Tuesday morning with a stinking cold so while you were out enjoying yourselves I was wrapped up in bed with me Lemsip and Eddie my dog.. see you all soon I hope.... hope the Lemsip isn't on Wada list

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
« Dec 2018 »
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Recent Rides
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

Thu Dec 6th 2018
Daytime 1* Ride Series
18km 6 riders

Wed Dec 5th 2018
Turbo Training
19km 13 riders

Tue Dec 4th 2018
RIDE CANCELLED - Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride

Sat Dec 1st 2018
3* Saturday Half Day Ride
55km 4 riders

Thu Nov 29th 2018
RIDE CANCELLED - Daytime 1* Ride Series

Wed Nov 28th 2018
Turbo Training
13 riders

Tue Nov 27th 2018
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride
24km 3 riders

Sat Nov 24th 2018
2* Saturday Half Day Ride
42km 12 riders

Thu Nov 22nd 2018
Daytime 1* Ride Series
19km 8 riders Ride has photos

Wed Nov 21st 2018
Turbo Training
12 riders

Tue Nov 20th 2018
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride
26km 3 riders

Sun Nov 18th 2018
Regular Wantage Ride
91km 14 riders Ride has comments

Sat Nov 17th 2018
1* Saturday Half Day Ride
34km 18 riders Ride has photos

Thu Nov 15th 2018
Daytime 1* Ride Series
27km 7 riders Ride has photos

Wed Nov 14th 2018
Turbo Training
12 riders

Tue Nov 13th 2018
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride
20km 1 riders

Sat Nov 10th 2018
2* Saturday Half Day Ride
47km 10 riders
Saturday Off Road Ride

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

Ride Archive

*