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Tue Apr 9th 2019
Tuesday Evening 2* Ride 2*
Leader:
Jon Townsin
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.

We're heading south initially to Letcombe Bassett and up Holborn Hill. The brief climb is rewarded with a swoop down into Childrey and the gentle ride down New Road to the junction with A 417.

Only a short stretch on a busier road 'til we get back to Goosey Lane and a return via Denchworth to Grove.

A distance of 26km, taking account of the two climbs, should see us safely back before sunset.
Report:
Despite a very gloomy forecast tonight's ride was greeted with evening sun and absolutely no rain - although still quite cold in the shade!

Tuesday evening regulars were joined by Tim who is training for his Isle of Wight odyssey. The half term traffic was lighter than usual, except for a mini convoy through the Letcombes!

No incidents to report and we arrived back to OMH just as the sun was setting.
Distance:
26.00 km (16.16 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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