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Sat Jan 5th 2019
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3*
Leader:
John Tranter
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (60-70km / 38-45 miles), with a tea stop, riding pace of 20-24km/h (13-15mph). Likely to visit distant destinations. Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing likely.

We will warm up with a loop around the north Vale through Southmoor, before heading across from Hatford to Buckland. We swoop down Buckland Hill (for a change), cross the Thames and then go west through Bampton and Clanfield. We might stop for coffee at the Bampton Garden Centre depending on how we feel. Then on to Faringdon (with more cafe options) before heading back through the west Vale via Coxwell and Uffington.

Just over 40 miles with a couple of little hills. Aiming to be back by 1pm.
Report:
A good willing group gathered to test themselves after varying levels of festivity abuse. In the event, I think everyone was pleasantly surprised by their retained fitness!

All went according to plan. The coffee stop at Bampton Garden centre was welcome, although service was painfully slow and a bit inaccurate. The hills back into and through Faringdon were conquered in style and we were rewarded with a tailwind assistance back across the Vale.

Thanks to all for good company!
Distance:
64.37 km (40.00 mi)
Ride Details:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/30686714
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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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