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Mon Jul 20th 2020
Cycle Treasure Hunt 10-20 July
Leader:
Steve Swanton
Start Time:
9:00 pm
Start Location:
Your choice
Description:
While we are unable to cycle together as a club, a cycle treasure hunt can provide us with a common goal for individual or household cycling. To participate, all you need to do is find the answers to any three of the clues while riding over the coming two weeks (between now and 9pm, on Monday 20 July). Do share your experiences of riding to collect the answers with the club on Facebook or by email to Steve.

Once again there are 12 clues with answers to find, this time with many of the checkpoints to the south of Wantage. So there is a bit more of a challenge to reach the furthest points (at least for those starting north of the Downs) . Each clue is provided on the interactive googlemap accessed through the link below. Just click on a checkpoint to reveal the clue. No route between the clues is provided. It is for each rider to plan their own route(s) to collect the clues, depending on their starting point.

All clues are located in quiet, readily-accessible public places. Most clues are intended to draw attention to points and places of interest that we sometimes cycle through or past without really noticing. Do take the time to take in and enjoy your surroundings.

Click on the interactive map here

1. The clues are in no particular order. You could collect them in a single ride or on several rides over the two weeks if you want to.
2. Please do share your experience on the club Facebook page.
3. But please dont give away the answers!
4. If you do have trouble finding the answers, please let Steve know (one of the answers is temporary in nature, but was there on 12 July).
5. Please email your answers to Steve by 9pm on Monday evening, 20 July,.
6. The answers and results will be given out at the Virtual Pub Night on 21 July and subsequently through the website.
7. There are no prizes for being the first to complete the challenge but it may merit a mention, as might the most interesting, longest or shortest routes.
8. Above all, have fun, enjoy cycling and stay safe.
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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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