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Sun Nov 10th 2002
Irregular Wantage Ride to the Oxfordshire DA AGM
Leader:
Laurent Chambard
Start Time:
10:00 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
There will be a ride from Wantage to the DA AGM. Or meet us at 11 for 11:30 in Old Folks Room, Wootton & Dry Sandford Village Hall. Refreshments provided, please bring a packed lunch.
Riders:
Alan Jones (dec)
Eve Thornton
Laurent Chambard
Mavis Rose
Pat Hurt
Stephen Quartermain
Steve Swanton
Sue King
Riders = 8
Report:
The threat of rain may have discouraged riders, as only 6 of us set off from Wantage after having waved goodbye to Kevin F. before he went back to bed (looks like it's becoming a tradition on Sunday rides, Kevin!). We hurried for picking up Steve S. in Grove, straight back from Japan the night before and looking forward to a good snooze at the AGM!
Unlike last year we all arrived safely and on time for the start of the AGM, to which Steve Q. has also cycled but separately from us (now he has hands on the DA coffers, one can understand Steve is getting worried when riding with us - you never know what can happen on a dark night in a deserted lane somewhere around...).
Having left Pat behind with a puncture, we saw him already there when we turned up. That's what you get when you put a foreigner in the lead...
AGM and picnic lunch done and dusted, we came quietly back home through the flat (honest!) lanes of the Vale, and made it well on time for the traditional tea at the Museum, having enjoyed a dry ride which was a more than welcomed change from the recent weeks.
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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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