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Tue Oct 15th 2019
Off Road Winter Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
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: 6:12pm   Twilight Ends: 6:46pm

Wed Oct 16th 2019
Turbo Training Add to Calendar
Contact:
Karen Townsin - 07768066413
Start Time:
7:00 pm
Start Location:
Chilton Village Hall
Description:
Join us for our first Turbo session of the winter at our new location. We are in the small hall at Chilton Village Hall next to the church. Postcode - OX11 0SH

You can sign up for all 9 sessions (£20) or drop in and pay as you go (£4 per session).

Indoor training session of 1 hour duration, comprising warm up, workout and warm down. Instructions and playlist from leader.

Hall is available from 18.30 for set up.

See Turbo Information under Resources tab for more details.
Sunset: 6:10pm   Twilight Ends: 6:44pm

Thu Oct 17th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Susie Turnbull - 07710 274653
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: 6:08pm   Twilight Ends: 6:42pm

Sat Oct 19th 2019
1* Saturday Half Day Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Diana Whidborne - 07787 292289
Start Time:
2:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Monthly 16-32km (10-20 miles) family and social afternoon rides, usually with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Occasional short or gentle climbs.
I plan to head out to the Letcombes we will have one climb up Holborn Hill, which we can take our time with, hopefully the weather will be kind and we can enjoy the views when we get to the top, then on to Childrey, Sparsholt Westcot, Kingston Lisle where we will have a tea stop at the Blowing Stone Pub before carrying on for home through Baulking and Denchorth.
We can always shorten the route if we need to.
Sunset: 6:04pm   Twilight Ends: 6:38pm

Sun Oct 20th 2019
3* All day ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Eddie Little - [javascript protected email address]
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.

Due to the weather being so unpredictable at the moment, i've decided to plan this ride at the lower distance of around 53 miles. Using more local routes within the Vale, with no major climbing involved, keeping the ride simple/social! We'll head out through the Letcombes, passing through Childrey, Westcot, Fernham, The Coxwells, Coleshill, Little Faringdon, Broadwell & Clanfield. We'll stop for lunch at Aston Pottery.
I have reserved a table to seat 8-10, but more than happy to accommodate!! From Aston we'll head around Great Brook & Old Shifford, passing on through to Standlake, Southmoor & Charney Bassett. We should arrive back in Wantage for around 15:00hrs.
Sunset: 6:02pm   Twilight Ends: 6:36pm

Mon Oct 21st 2019
Annual General Meeting Add to Calendar
Contact:
John Tranter - 07836 238350
Start Time:
7:00 pm
Start Location:
Childrey Cricket Club, OX12 9RR
Description:
The 2019 Cycling UK Wantage AGM will be held as follows:

Logistics:
Date - Monday 21st October 2019
Time - 19.00 for food, 19:45 for business
Location - Challow and Childrey Cricket Club, Vicarage Hill, East Challow, Wantage, OX12 9RR

Food details:
The Cricket Club has a good bar and we are bringing in the food courtesy of Millbrook Fish and Chips in Grove (a new option, but highly recommended). Menu choices are given below, please let me know your choices by THURSDAY 17th OCTOBER so I can pre-order with the shop. Exact money on the night please.

cod and chips £5.00
chicken and chips £5.00
beef pie and chips £3.50
spring roll and chips £3.00 (vegetarian)

Please let me know at: john@tranters.net

Agenda:
1. Open and apologies for absence
2. Minutes of 2018 AGM
3. Matters arising from 2018 AGM
4. Chairman's Report
5. Ride Secretary's Report
6. Blowingstone Audax Report
7. Membership Secretary's Report
8. Treasurer's Report
9. Publicity Report
10. Oxfordshire Cycling Network Update
11. Election of Committee Members for 2019-20
12. Motions for AGM Discussion (if any)
13. Presentation of Trophies
14. Close

The following people have indicated they are willing to stand in the roles shown for next year:

Chairman & Membership Secretary: John Tranter
Secretary: Jo Little
Treasurer: Roger Postbeschild
Rides Secretary: Jon Townsin
Publicity: Steve Boreham
General Committee Members: Steve Swanton, Karen Townsin, Stephanie Haddrell, Diana Whidborne

If there are any additional nominations, please provide a proposer and seconder to Jo (secretary@ctcwantage.org.uk) by MONDAY 14th OCTOBER at the latest.

Any member can put forward a Motion for discussion at the AGM. Again, please submit any Motions to Jo (secretary@ctcwantage.org.uk) by MONDAY 14th OCTOBER at the latest.

I really encourage as many of you as possible to come along to the AGM - it is a very useful way to get a good overview of what the Club does and how things are progressing. it's also a great social evening and a chance to see people dressed in normal clothes!
Sunset: 5:59pm   Twilight Ends: 6:34pm

Tue Oct 22nd 2019
Off Road Winter Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
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: 5:57pm   Twilight Ends: 6:32pm

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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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