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Tue Aug 28th 2018
Tuesday evening 1* Ride 1*
Leader:
Steve Swanton
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
An essentially flat ride around the vale this evening heading to Charney Bassett, Ock Bridge and West Hanney, with the choice of taking either an off-road track back to Denchworth (a little stony in places) or the lovely resurfaced road. There is the opportunity for riders to stop for a sociable drink or a meal at the Fox, with riders from the other groups. If anyone would prefer to head straight back to Grove, the leader is happy to continue back.

With the evenings drawing in rapidly (sadly, this is our penultimate ride of the season) lights are recommended and will be required if stopping at the pub for a drink.

Our leisurely and sociable 10-mile club rides are designed specifically with adult newcomers to cycling and youngsters in mind, or those who just want some relaxed and sociable exercise. We cover a distance of about 10 miles at a gentle pace of 8-10 mph, following quiet country lanes and the occasional easy off-road track. We stop regularly to catch our breath, to take in the views and anything that takes our interest along the way.

Optional social stop at The Fox at Denchworth at the end of the ride.
Riders:
Carin Tranter
Diana Whidborne
John Hogston
Lorna Swanton
Mandy Wassell
Martyn Wigmore
Paul Penfold
Steve Boreham
Steve Swanton
Thiyanga Kotecha
Tony Clark
Riders = 11

Weather:
black low cloudcloudy (night)
Report:
Distance:
17.70 km (11.00 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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