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Thu Jan 30th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1*
Leader:
Stephanie Haddrell
Start Time:
10:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Social rides up to 24km (15 miles), usually with a cafe stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Please check website on the morning of the ride if the weather is poor as it may be cancelled or the start time changed.

Out to Faringdon if roads are good or a shorter route to Fernham if conditions poor.
Report:
As we made our way to Old Mill Hall for the start of our ride the heavens opened, and to be honest I thought I might have to return home and tackle some of those dull jobs which I had been saving for a rainy day... but NO there were 11 riders all game for a laugh and keen to get out and enjoy the fresh air! ( perhaps they had even worse jobs waiting for them!!) It was great to welcome Mavis who had not been out for sometime.
Very quickly the rain eased and we had a very pleasant ride out to Faringdon via Baulking and Fernham. A welcome Latte at the coffee shop in the square and a pain au raisin to die for... Thanks Des for sparing my blushes as I had left my phone and money at home. The ride back was through Gainsford and Charney and all went smoothly until Martyn had a flat.. he opted to ride and pump his way back to Wantage, accompanied by Susan.
Thanks to all who turned out despite the weather... until next week.
Distance:
37.01 km (23.00 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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