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Tue Apr 5th 2016
Tuesday Evening 3* Ride 3*
Leader:
Katherine Boyce
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:

First 3* of the season and following a change of plan we're off to Uffington across the Vale. You must bring lights as sunset is still early.
Riders:
Adrian West
Andy Pixton
Chas Boshell
Chris Walters
John Groves
Joy Arthur
Katherine Boyce
Mike Cooke
Nick Dunton
Nicole Pethybridge
Roger Turnbull
Ursula Hallam
Riders = 12

Weather:
windy
Report:
A rain shower greeted us as we gathered at Old Mill Hall for the opening night of the summer cycling season, swiftly followed by a rainbow.

Setting off after the 2* riders going in the same direction was not the best of starts but before Denchworth railway bridge we had passed the other riders without losing any of our group. Being the first ride of the season, we took it easy and had more stops than usual.

The A417 was safely crossed and we were on our way to Uffington. A quick reminder on traffic etiquette and we were on our way to Baulking for a leg stretch. With the light fading we arrived back at Old Mill Hall before the sun had fully set.
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Thanks to Nicole for being back marker and for everyone for contributing to an enjoyable ridel
Distance:
33.20 km (20.63 mi)
Ride Details:
https://www.strava.com/activities/539507692
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12945285"
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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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