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Thu Aug 1st 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
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Start Time:
10:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Social rides up to half day - 32km (20 miles), usually with a cafe stop, at a riding pace of 16-20km/h (10-12mph). Please check website on the morning of the ride if the weather is poor as it may be cancelled or the start time changed.
Sunset: 8:54pm   Twilight Ends: 9:35pm

Sat Aug 3rd 2019
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Jo Little - 07900295322
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (60-70km / 38-45 miles), with a tea stop, riding pace of 20-24km/h (13-15mph). Likely to visit distant destinations. Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing likely.
Sunset: 8:51pm   Twilight Ends: 9:31pm

Sun Aug 4th 2019
Oxford Urban Safari 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
John Tranter - 07836 238350
Start Time:
2:00 pm
Start Location:
Seacourt Park and Ride, Botley, OX2 0HP
Description:
A very special opportunity to use tracks, riverside and canalside paths and quiet streets to do a 17 mile 'urban safari' around Oxford. This ride really gives a remarkable insight into some hidden corners of this complex city and is almost entirely traffic free. This is an away-day ride, run at a beginner 1* pace. Major building work in Botley means that the best place to park is the Seacourt Park and Ride (bring 2 pounds in coins). Note there is a height restriction on the entrance so let me know in advance if you have bikes on a roof rack for further instructions. There is also some parking in front of the West Way shops. We use the separated bike track on Botley Road to get to Osney, then up the river, across Port Meadow to the canal, up to Wolvercote and then through the exclusive back streets of leafy Summertown until we get to the Marston Ferry Road. Then there is a fascinating series of hidden tracks and roads through to the Oxford Brookes University campus (including an unexpected manor house), a swoop down to Florence Park and a final section of beautiful riverside towpath. Some of the tracks will be rough in places, so this is not the ride for carbon super bikes. Mountain bikes would actually work as well as hybrids for this.

Really interesting - don't miss it!

17 miles at a leisurely pace - 10 or 11 mph.

Sunset: 8:49pm   Twilight Ends: 9:29pm
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30406924

Tue Aug 6th 2019
Tuesday evening 1* Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Carin Tranter - 07771 823301
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
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.
Sunset: 8:45pm   Twilight Ends: 9:25pm

Tue Aug 6th 2019
Tuesday Evening 2* Ride 2* Add to Calendar
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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.
Sunset: 8:45pm   Twilight Ends: 9:25pm

Tue Aug 6th 2019
Tuesday Evening Off Road Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 8:45pm   Twilight Ends: 9:25pm

Tue Aug 6th 2019
Tuesday Evening 3* Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Jane John - 07887 744214
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:

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

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Sunset: 8:45pm   Twilight Ends: 9:25pm

Tue Aug 6th 2019
Tuesday Evening 4* Ride 4* Add to Calendar
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Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:

Weekly 1.5 - 2 hours ride at a riding pace of 25-29km/h (16-18mph). May be hilly.
Sunset: 8:45pm   Twilight Ends: 9:25pm

Thu Aug 8th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Family Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Stephanie Haddrell - 07756034430
Start Time:
10:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Social Family ride of between 9 & 14 miles. This ride is planned for for young riders and their parents/guardians. There will be experienced riders on hand to support and deal with any mechanical problems.We will take the ride nice and slowly, and stop regularly to ensure everyone is happy.
Please meet at Old Mill Hall Grove at 10.15am to allow time to collect consent forms and check safety. Please check website on the morning of the ride if the weather is poor as it may be cancelled or the start time changed.
Sunset: 8:42pm   Twilight Ends: 9:21pm

Sat Aug 10th 2019
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Eddie Little - [javascript protected email address]
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 8:38pm   Twilight Ends: 9:17pm

Sun Aug 11th 2019
Easy on A Sunday Morning Off Road Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Robin Tucker - 07901 622622
Start Time:
10:00 am
Start Location:
Wantage Market Place
Description:
Regular off-road rides for 2018 we are toning these down and keeping them closer to Wantage. Free parking at The Beacon, and meet at Wantage Market Place, by King Alfred.
Sunset: 8:36pm   Twilight Ends: 9:15pm

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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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