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Sat Oct 26th 2013
Saturday afternoon ride from Grove 2*
Leader:
David Smith
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
50km (32 miles) afternoon ride, with a tea stop, at a riding pace of ~18km/h (11-13mph).

A ride out to Aston Pottery seemed in order and I fancied trying Buckland Hill. That's the only real climb on the route and we'll take that at the pace of the group.

Please have lights on your bike just in case.
Riders:
Ashley Brown
Brian Hipwell
Cathy Brown
Chris Walters
Dave Martin
David Bridge
David Smith
David Talboys
David Wynn (deceased)
Des Higgs
Lizzie Gorton
Nicole Pethybridge
Richard Preece
Robin Tucker
Stephen Quartermain
Steve Boreham
Steve Swanton
Ursula Hallam
Riders = 18

Weather:
black low cloud
Report:
18 riders, what a fantastic turnout for the ride! Welcome to Lizzie on her first ride with CTC Wantage.

Apart from some confusion (on the leaders part) about how we were going to cross the A420 the ride to Aston Pottery went very well with a slight headwind heading in to Aston itself.

Aston Pottery was as good as usual and the cake of the day, Chocolate & Guinness seemed to go down very well with the group :)

Good ride back along Great Brook and up Buckland Hill. Steve Swanton left us at Charney Bassett to do a few more miles, Ashley & Cathy also headed for home in Charney Bassett and Brian went his own way in denchworth.
Distance:
48.92 km (30.40 mi)
Ride Details:
http://ridewithgps.com/trips/1954757
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WMP
Wantage Market Place
OMH
Old Mill Hall, Grove
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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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