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Sun Aug 19th 2007
Regular Wantage Ride
Pat Hurt
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
A full day ride of 80 to 100 km, including a pub stop for lunch.

Flattish route round the Thames Valley to the Vine PH at Cumnor (one climb just before lunch). Return via Abingdon, Milton & The Hendreds
Barry Eastwood
Derek Boutle
Des Higgs
Mavis Rose
Neil Warner
Pat Hurt
Sue King
Teresa Belcher
Riders = 8
Twisty little route in the morning; I kept tacking bits on, so we didn't arrive at the pub too early, so we ended up doing Denchworth, Charney, Kingston, Northmoor, Stanton, Cogges, Sutton, Eynsham and Farmoor, before the climb of Tumbledown Dick to Cumnor & lunch. Waited at the top and gave directions to the PH, and promptly managed to lose two - but they turned up safe and sound a few minutes later.

Was a chilly day, but the sheltered garden and wan sun was warm enough to sit outside in, and Richard Divall then arrived just as we were set to go, having been dog sitting all morning.

A quick diversion over Boars Hill, to work off the repast, then a swoop down to Bayworth, and back through Abingdon, Drayton, Milton & the Hendreds/Ginges to Wantage.

Neil accompanied Me, Sue & Thresa to Uffington, where we were joind by Rex for a well deserved tea.
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Start Locations
Wantage Market Place
Old Mill Hall, Grove
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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