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Tue May 7th 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.

This week we're off to Uffington, via Denchworth and Goosey and Baulking Lane. The return leg takes us back along Fernham Road via Shellingford, Hatford and Charney Bassett.

At 33km, this should get us back before the lights go out but, as increasingly seems sensible, lights are recommended.
Report:
A beautiful evening and a flat ride was irresistible enough to temp a few 3* riders out on a gentler 2* ride around the vale! We started as a group of eleven riders and soon after Denchworth became a round dozen with the addition of Tim.

An uneventful evening with the exception of the ride leader shedding his paperwork and Des shipping his chain (!) in Charney Bassett.

An enjoyable evening was topped with a 2* version of the Denchworth Dash to catch and overtake the 3* group (ok, they were stopped...). Nonetheless, back first, in good light and in time for tea!

Thanks to all for an enjoyable ride and to Karen for sweeping.
Distance:
33.80 km (21.00 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/34421774
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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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