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Tue Jul 24th 2018
Tuesday Evening 3* Ride 3*
Leader:
Eddie Little
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:

***BRIDGING RIDE***
This is the third of our Bridging Ride series designed to help those who would like to progress to the next level of cycling. As such it will be ridden at the higher end of the pace range.

Weekly 1.5 - 2 hours at a riding pace of 20-24km/h (13-15mph). May be hilly.

The route that we will be following this evening is 25 miles with 1,630ft of climbing! Chain Hill,Farnborough,West & East Ilsley,up Ball Pit Road into Stanmore,Peasemore,Lilley,then straight back down Chain Hill into Wantage & Grove. PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR LIGHTS JUST IN CASE OF DELAYS!!!!
Riders:
David Talboys
Eddie Little
James Bosley
James McGuigan
Mike Cooke
Nick Stokell
Paul Bentley
Riders = 7

Weather:
sunnyhot
Report:
A select group of seven set off on a hot & lumpy ride.
Chain Hill proved to be a very hard climb (sweat) (sun)
A very nice ride through the Ilsleys & up into Stanmore.

Nick suffered a mechanical between Lilley & Chain Hill,
resulting in his chain getting jammed between the smaller ring & the frame, but by using a stick he managed to unjam his chain.

My strava recorded that our elevation gain was 1,873ft!
Well done to everyone (clap) & thank you for all being an easy group to lead :)
Distance:
40.23 km (25.00 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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