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Tue Aug 26th 2014
Tuesday Evening 3* Ride 3*
Katherine Boyce
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
1.5 - 2 hours at a riding pace of 20-24km/h (13-15mph).

Keeping with the hills theme that seems to have developed with evening 3* rides, I thought we'd pop up Hackpen Hill on our way to Uffington. That is, pop up in terms of most of you then waiting for me at the top 😉.

We'll finish up at the Fox at Denchworth (it's club night) via Baulking and Goosey. For those not stopping at the pub, the return route from Denchworth is straightforward.
Andy Pixton
Calum Clark
Chris Walters
David Smith
David Talboys
Hugo Pile
Janet Charleston
John Tranter
Karen Froud
Katherine Boyce
Nicole Pethybridge
Olivia Pile
Peter Greenfield
Simon Payne
Ursula Hallam
Riders = 15

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A good turnout, despite the threatening black clouds and the showers on and off all day.

The views coming down from Hackpen Hill were well worth the climb. We passed through a couple of areas of what appeared to be recent heavy showers and encountered a strong head wind on the Baulking road. Calum kindly took spells at the front, spelled himself by Olivia for a while too.

Thanks to David for sweeping. All in all another pleasant Tuesday evening club ride, rounded off at the pub!
33.40 km (20.75 mi)
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Start Locations
Wantage Market Place
Old Mill Hall, Grove
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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