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Sat Feb 9th 2019
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2*
Leader:
Eddie Little
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.

A fairly flat route, 28 miles. I'm trying too keep the ride as sheltered as possible, passing through some beautiful villages, Denchworth,Sparsholt,Westcot,Knighton,Fernham,
Hatford. We'll stop at the new coffee shop in Standford-In-The-Vale, for our elevenses. Then we'll head back via Park Lane, passing through Denchworth, arriving in Grove for around 13:00hrs. I've cycled the route this week, checking for any issues, apart from pot holes, nothing too report!! The coffee shop at Standford are expecting us!
Riders:
Barry Stanton
David Jackson
Des Higgs
Eddie Little
John Tranter
Julie Haynes
Karl Blake
Lorna Swanton
Nick Portsmouth
Stephanie Haddrell
Steve Swanton
Riders = 11

Weather:
windysunny intervals
Report:
Eleven hardy souls gathered at Old Mill Hall bracing them selfs for the windy ride which lay ahead. The first half of the ride was incredibly blustery, but as we cycled through the Vale onto the Springline the wind calmed down, which was a great relief for us all.

We arrived at the coffee shop in Stanford for 11:30am.Service,food & drinks were excellent! We arrived back in Grove for spot on 13:00hrs. Hats off to everyone for managing the ride incredibly well.Great company!hope to see you all on another ride soon!

Thanks to Nick for sweeping.
Distance:
45.06 km (28.00 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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