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Sat Feb 22nd 2020
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.

As the weather is a little unpredictable at the moment, I've planned for this ride to stay close to home, giving us a
little shelter from the wind, making use of the fantastic villages we have on our doorstep! We'll head out through
West Challow, passing through Childrey, Westcot, Ashbury,
Shrivenham via Stainswick Ln, passing a nice section of the Wilts & Berks Canal. Then on through to Longcot, Hatford,
arriving in Stanford in the Vale for our much earned elevenses! Once we are all refreshed, we'll head for home via Goosey, arriving back in Grove for around 13:30hrs.
Ride distance, 31.9ml/ 51km/

Hope to see you on the ride, Ed. ;)
Riders:
Des Higgs
Eddie Little
John Tranter
Karl Blake
Malcolm Heavens
Riders = 5

Weather:
light rain showerswindywhite cloudwindy (fine)
Report:
Well, what can I say. A ride which consisted of blustery conditions, cloudy sun, rain, an exploding chain & derailleur.
Followed by hot drinks & bacon, sausage & egg butties. What more could you ask for on a ride. (giggle)
Distance:
51.34 km (31.90 mi)
 
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31960829"
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Sat Feb 22nd 2020
Annual Club Dinner
Leader:
Stephanie Haddrell
Start Time:
7:00 pm
Start Location:
The Extraordinary Hare, West Hendred, OX12 8RH
Description:
The annual club dinner social event, details as follows:

venue: the Extraordinary Hare pub on the A417 at West Hendred. Post code is OX12 8RH.
date: Saturday 22nd February 2020.
time: 7 for 7.30pm.

See the blog page or recent Chairman's newsletter email for the menu details.

Please contact me to confirm your attendance and to give your menu choices: s.haddrell@hotmail.com. The deadline for this is SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY. Payment of a £10 deposit per person will secure your place. Please make the payments to the club bank account (with your name in the description box):

Sort code: 20-90-91
Account number: 23556050
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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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