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Sat Dec 1st 2018
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3*
Leader:
Nick Dunton
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Heading north for an arc round Witney and visiting the Windrush and Evenload valleys. A mix of small country lanes and some larger roads where we can stretch our legs. A few hills as we flirt with the fringes of the Cotswolds – plus the climb of the Corallian escarpment from Tadpole Bridge to Buckland – but nothing serious. Small section of bridle path optional if conditions good. Elevenses stop at Aston Pottery. 78.4km
Report:
A select group of mudlarks with an interesting variety of wet weather clothing gathered for the start. In truth, we missed the worst of the rain but the blustery wind and lots of standing water persuaded me to shorten the route and stick to better-surfaced roads. Joy had a minor run-in with a motorist at the Newbridge lights but no damage done. We stopped at Bampton Garden Plants for elevenses. Buckland Hill was the only significant climb of the day, with Eddie taking the KoM points. There was even about three minutes of sunshine as we approached Charney B but the drizzle soon returned. A ride in challenging conditions made enjoyable by good company.
Distance:
54.50 km (33.86 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/29911772
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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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