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Tue Apr 10th 2018
Tuesday Evening 4* Ride 4*
Leader:
Frank Schroer
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.

Please take (working!) lights for the last part
Riders:
Frank Schroer
Jason Jones
Riders = 2

Weather:
black low cloud
Report:
It wasn't the weather or the ride or even ride leader (I guess/hope?), but for numerous reasons (some more valid than others?) there were only 2 of us at OMH for this ride. Shame as it a good route to get some vertical meters in early spring. The threat of rain held off and whilst a kind of a hazy night it was quite pleasant with not too much wind. Progress was good, which meant a small extra bit was added near the end before heading up the A338 and down Court hill which has some impressive potholes and cracks in the road (anyone riding there at the moment - downhill specifically - be warned !). With no rider having the need to return to Grove (we both went there at the start), the ride effectively ended in Wantage, just when it was getting dark. Needless to say the 'group' did stay together well during the ride (!).
Distance:
46.85 km (29.11 mi)
 
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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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