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Thu May 16th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1*
Leader:
Stephanie Haddrell
Start Time:
10:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Social rides up to 24km (15 miles), usually with a cafe stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Please check website on the morning of the ride if the weather is poor as it may be cancelled or the start time changed.
This weeks ride is short and flat, to cater for some guest riders taking in some pretty local villages and a stop at the Childrey cafe.
Riders:
April Haddrell
Bethany Manser
Chris Whitworth
David Bridge
Des Higgs
Diana Whidborne
John Groves
Karl Blake
Martyn Wigmore
Stephanie Haddrell
Riders = 10
Report:
A beautiful morning and a leisurely amble around the vale taking in 5 local villages with a stop at Childrey cafe.We left grove headed out to Denchworth and on to Lyford where we admired the church, pond and cotswold stone dovecote for the second time in as many days! Leaving Lyford we touched Charney and headed to Goosey, before turning left on the Faringdon road and on to Childrey for a well deserved coffee and cake. A more relaxed pace than recent rides to accommodate our two irregular riders Beth and April who were visiting. From Childrey some regulars headed off for some hill climbing, whilst rest continued the ride along the footpath out of Childrey, through Challow admiring the alpacas, and Denchworth (peacocks and all), back to Grove.
Distance:
28.16 km (17.50 mi)
 
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29961728"
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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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