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Sat May 27th 2017
2* Saturday Afternoon Ride 2*
Leader:
David Bridge
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Wantage to Highworth via Coxwell returning via Uffington.
This will be run at 2* pace but contains a bit more climbing than most such rides. We will wait for folks to catch up at the the tops of hills.

Note: Route changed as Brooks cafe has closed. The Roves farm cafe drive is a bit rough so you might prefer to use tyres wider than 23mm.
Report:
7 riders left Grove in weather that was very windy, and the clouds more threatening than expected as we made out way through the Vale of the White Horse. Fortunately the sun came out on the road to Highworth.

Roves farm cafe, once we found it amongst the buildings, was not packed, reasonably priced and quite a good place to stop for a break. The driveway is much improved since the last time we were there.

We stayed there for half an hour and left at 15:30 for a ride back through the Vale this time in sunny conditions and with the wind mostly behind us.
Distance:
61.16 km (38.00 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/14866930
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21410480"
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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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