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Thu Aug 29th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1*
Leader:
Des Higgs
Start Time:
10:30 am
Start Location:
Des Higgs House
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.

A ride on roads that you have not ridden on before to the National Trust tea rooms at Buscot. Unfortunately some of the route is the same as the last time from my place, but a bit further and one more climb but not too steep. If you don't know my address or postcode please ring and I will give you it.

Ride Distance 20 miles, or a total of approx 40 miles if you ride out from Wantage and back.
Report:
A really excellent group of people to ride with, which made it a very good ride. I promised a ride on roads that you had never ridden before and I think I honoured that. We had a good lunch stop at Buscot (a first for most) after a trip down to the river Thames to hear stories of brandy distilling.

This was a bit lumpy compared to other 1* rides, but everyone handled it exceptionally well and kept the group together. Thanks for a good ride with good company.

'old man' Des
Distance:
32.19 km (20.00 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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