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Sun Dec 11th 2016
Mince Pie Ride - 1* 1*
Leader:
Steve Swanton
Start Time:
10:15 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Ride out with us to the NT car park at White Horse Hill, Uffington, for mince pies and mulled wine. For full details of the event see the "Annual Mince Pie Ride" entry.

The 1* ride will be a sociable ride at a leisurely pace leaving after the other groups at about 10:15 - but please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand to register.

The 1* ride will follow the most direct route (about 8 miles) along the foot of the Downs through East Challow on to Childrey (via the track and bridleway), Sparsholt, Westcot and Kingston Lisle. Everyone will be able to have a go cycling over Dragon Hill. Even if you get off and push, it's worth it for the fantastic views over the Manger and the Vale below. We'll drop down into the main NT car park to join the other groups for mince pies and mulled wine.

There will be a led ride retracing our tyre tracks back to Wantage after the meet.
Riders:
Andy Ellis
Bethany Tranter
Christine Ashdown
Christine Ellis
Douglas Gunn
Erin Brady
Kerry Tucker
Kevin Brady
Kevin Eveleigh
Kirsty Gunn
Louise Moggach
Maeve Moggach
Marielle Moggach
Martin Hook
Pavel L
Peter Hallowell
Robin Tucker
Ros Hallowell
Steve Swanton
Tony Ashdown
Riders = 20

Weather:
sunny
Report:
A record 20 riders on the 1* ride for the MPR. Full report and a pic or two to come.
Distance:
12.87 km (8.00 mi)
 
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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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