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Sun May 20th 2018
Regular Wantage Ride 3*
Leader:
Jenny Gower
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
Wantage Market Place
Description:

All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.

This is a hilly ride, but is slightly shorter than normal - so hopefully the two will cancel each other out. From the market place we head out on the usual route through the Letcombes and up Hackpen Hill, then down into Lambourn and along to Eastbury, up the Shute and down into Hungerford. Then along to Inkpen and up the hill towards Combe. Down again, and then at Netherton back up to Faccombe. We head back down into the Kennet Valley for lunch at the Yew Tree Garden Centre, then the afternoon is slightly less hilly. Through Hampstead Marshall, Marsh Benham, across the A4 and down to Boxford, through Brightwalton, Catmore, West Ilsley and the final pull up to Farnborough, then all we have to do is free wheel back to Wantage. I'm not planning on going fast and will be regrouping (and gasping) at the top of the hills.
Riders:
David Talboys
Eddie Little
Jenny Gower
Richard Kidd
Richard Saunders
Terry Penn
Riders = 6
Report:
Beautiful day, perfect for riding and perfect for enjoying the views at the top of the hills.
Distance:
93.71 km (58.23 mi)
 
Comment on this ride

1

Written by : Eddie Little

Posted on : May 24, 2018 at 6:31 PM

Thank you Jenny & Terry for wonderful days ride!
Very well planned! 🚴👍

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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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