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Sat Nov 24th 2001
A Bit of Rough
Leader:
Jon Seddon
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
All MTBers welcome. Helmets recommended.
Riders:
Alvaro Rey
Amanda Seddon
Andy Male
Billy Wright
Des Coyle
Geoff Neill
Glen Paterson (deceased)
Jon Seddon
Kevin Fairs
Martin Halliwell
Pat Hurt
Pete Warwick
Richard Jenkinson
Steve Swanton
Riders = 14
Report:
A healthy 14 turned out for a unseasonably warm trip up to White Horse Hill and beyond.

Despite The Ridgeway and the local bridleways being quite dry for the time of year the mud got the better of one or two riders. Apparently Kevin "came a croper" early on - get some proper tyres Kevin!

The original plan to cycle over the downs to Aldbourne soon proved too ambitious, so a courageous Pat (another faller) took us all back to his place in Lambourn for a well deserved cup of tea and some cake that we suspect was not meant for the muddy gaggle.

Refreshed, we headed back up to The Ridgeway and followed it along where another fall and a puncture slowed things down again. By the time we had got back to Manor Road the relief was all around.
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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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