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Sun Dec 17th 2000
Mince Pie Cycle Ride
Leader:
Steve Swanton
Start Time:
10:00 am
Start Location:
WMS
Description:
To White Horse Hill for mince pies and mulled wine (from 11:15). To be followed by ride to lunch at The True Heart, Bishopstone. Back through the Vale in the afternoon, floods permitting.
We should be back well before dusk but, please can all riders ensure that they have working lights (just in case).
Riders:
Barbara Muritu
Ed Lehmann
Edith Hipwell
Eve Thornton
Ginny Henderson
Graham Purves
Jan McCabe
Jane Bruffell
Jane Pearson
Kevin Fairs
Kevin Thomas
Laurent Chambard
Mary Weir (dec)
Mavis Rose
Neil Lewis
Neil Warner
Pat Hurt
Richard Divall
Stephanie Edlington
Steve Bruffell
Steve Swanton
Sue King
Trevor Edlington
Riders = 23
Report:
Today we smashed the 20 barrier on one of our Sunday rides for the first time. 22 riders plus Jane and Stephanie serving the mulled wine and mince pies.

After the rain earlier in the week, the morning was cold and misty, but dry. It was good to welcome Trevor and Graham and to see Neil L. again. We followed the foot of the Downs via Childrey, Sparsholt and Westcot to White Horse Hill and then most changed into bottom gear for the steep climb over the top. Then it was down into the car park for well-deserved mince pies and mulled wine. West Oxon soon arrived followed by a lone Alistair from Abingdon and three cyclists from Didcot. 40 in all turned up and
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WMP
Wantage Market Place
OMH
Old Mill Hall, Grove
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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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