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Tue Jul 23rd 2019
Tuesday evening 1* Ride 1*
Leader:
Stephanie Haddrell
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
***UPPER BRIDGING RIDE***
This is the second 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.

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.

More or less a repeat of a ride done a few weeks ago (but we might tweak the pace a bit if everyone is up for it). We go along the separated bike track to Wantage, around Charlton and then along the track to Lockinge. We skirt around the south of Ardington, spot the rhinoceros (long story), drop down to Ardington proper and then conquer the small climb up to the main road before the glorious descent past Lains Barn and back into Grove via the newly surfaced bike track past Williams.

Just 10 miles with a couple of very minor climbs,
Report:
A lovely evening for a ride round the beautiful villages of Lockinge and Ardington with great company! Thanks to Martin for sweeping. We stopped to admire Best mate, and the rhinocerous, and enjoyed the splendid views on our way!
Distance:
16.09 km (10.00 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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