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Sat Aug 11th 2018
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2*
Leader:
Roger Postbeschild
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.

A nice easy ride as I have other stuff planned for later in the day! A trip north with a coffee stop at the excellent Bampton Garden Plants. The only hill of note is on the return trip up to Buckland. Expect to be back at Grove by 13.00.
Report:
A select band of 10 riders with Des as self appointed sweep, thanks again, Des.
The ride was largely uneventful, apart from one particularly bad example of close passing followed by extreme indecision just north of Radcot bridge.
Coffee and cake were taken at Bampton Garden Plants, to fortify ourselves for the ascent of Buckland hill.
A very sociable and capable group, who took the post coffee section at a sneaky three star pace quite comfortably, returning to Old Mill Hall at around 12.45.
Distance:
48.30 km (30.01 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28217458
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28217458"
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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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