Past Ride

We send details of upcoming rides in a weekly email newsletter. If you would like to be added to our mailing list please contact [javascript protected email address].

Sat Nov 5th 2005
Regular Saturday Ride from Grove
Leader:
Jan McCabe
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
GMS
Description:
Plan is to go out via Lains Barn, Ardington onto Ginge, and use the National Cycle Network route through to Harwell (i.e some off road, but on reasonable quality track) then onto Chilton and through Hagbourne, skirting the edge of Didcot, through Harwell village, to tea at Q Gardens, returning via Steventon, Hanney and Denchworth - fairly flat and not too far (27 miles)
Riders:
Angela Douglas (dec)
Chris Walters
David Bridge
Derek Boutle
Des Higgs
Ginny Henderson
Glen Savegar
Henk Altmann (deceased)
Jan McCabe
Jo Bindloss-Gibb
Kathrin Reuther
Kevin Fairs
Mavis Rose
Philip Thornton-Evison
Richard Divall
Sid Liddiard
Stephen Quartermain
Steve Swanton
Sue King
Wenfeng Yang
Riders = 20
Report:
The ride followed the planned route (above), with an excellent turn out with 21 riders, including newcomer Kathrin.
Shortly after we left Grove it started raining, and by the time we got to the far end of Lain's barn most of us had stopped to put waterproofs on, this did the trick, causing the rain to stop shortly afterwards and stay dry for the rest of the ride.
We just about filled the conservatory at Q Gardens, but all got served in reasonable time with our drinks and cakes, other cyclists get arriving, turned out the tea room was also being used as a stop on a 200k Audax - hope we hadn't eaten all of the cakes!
Arrived back in Grove just before lights were needed

Jan
Comment on this ride

Ride Filter
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.
More Information
Ride Calendar
« Feb 2020 »
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829
Recent Rides
Wed Feb 19th 2020
Turbo Training

Tue Feb 18th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride

Sun Feb 16th 2020
RIDE CANCELLED - Regular Wantage Ride

Sat Feb 15th 2020
RIDE CANCELLED - 1* Saturday Half Day Ride

Thu Feb 13th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride
27km 9 riders

Wed Feb 12th 2020
Turbo Training

Tue Feb 11th 2020
RIDE CANCELLED - Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride

Sun Feb 9th 2020
Sunday Shortie 3* RIDE CANCELLED!!

Sat Feb 8th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride - OXFORD SPECIAL
68km 17 riders Ride has photos

Thu Feb 6th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride
35km 17 riders

Wed Feb 5th 2020
Turbo Training
7 riders

Tue Feb 4th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride
26km 4 riders

Sun Feb 2nd 2020
Sunday Shortie 2*
37km 12 riders

Sat Feb 1st 2020
3* Saturday Half Day Ride
62km 15 riders

Thu Jan 30th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride
37km 11 riders

Wed Jan 29th 2020
Turbo Training
12 riders

Tue Jan 28th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride
32km 2 riders

Sun Jan 26th 2020
Sunday Shortie 3*
38km 5 riders

Sat Jan 25th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride
55km 21 riders

Thu Jan 23rd 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride
33km 15 riders

Wed Jan 22nd 2020
Turbo Training
11 riders

Tue Jan 21st 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride

Sun Jan 19th 2020
Regular Wantage Ride
15km 2 riders

Sat Jan 18th 2020
1* Saturday Half Day Ride
27km 13 riders

Thu Jan 16th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride
19km 10 riders

Ride has photos Ride has photos
Ride has comments Ride has comments

Ride Archive

*