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Sun Dec 8th 2019
2* Mince Pie Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Jon Townsin - 07780 676051
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
The 2* route takes us out via Denchworth and Charney Bassett, along Fernham Road through Shellingford and on towards White Horse Hill via Uffington.

Well fuelled, we'll be coming back via Baulking Lane and Denchworth where those of us who are dining at The Fox, stop here whilst the others can head back to Wantage via the plane on a stick.

Our annual festive ride, which again is in aid of Whizz-Kidz, the children's mobility charity.

Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/31873654

Sun Dec 8th 2019
Off Road Mince Pie Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Robin Tucker - 07901 622622
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Our annual festive ride, which again is in aid of Whizz-Kidz, the children's mobility charity.

This is the off-road ride, about 9 miles up to and along The Ridgeway to White Horse Hill - splendid views! We'll leave at 9:30am to give plenty of time to arrive for the pies and wine.
Afterwards, some will ride on to the pub lunch others will return to Wantage - possibly by road.

Guests and other cycling clubs are very welcome to cycle with us from Wantage Market Place from 9:30 onwards or join us at White Horse Hill NT car park (grid ref SU 293866) from 11:15 to 12:00 for mince pies and mulled wine. All proceeds on the day will go to Whizz-Kidz.

Car parking: If driving in to join rides from Wantage, there is free car parking in the Portway car park (by the Beacon hall) on Sundays, OX12 9BU. See http://beaconwantage.co.uk/contact

Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31513259

Sun Dec 8th 2019
3* Mince Pie Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Eddie Little - [javascript protected email address]
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Our annual festive ride, which again is in aid of Whizz-Kidz, the children's mobility charity.

We'll head out of Wantage passing through the Letcombes,
then we'll have a nice descent into Childrey, from this point the ride becomes flat & we'll pass through some nice villages, Sparsholt, Westcot, Kingston Lisle, Baulking, Fernham, Longcot & Woolstone. From Woolstone we'll have our first short but sharp climb up to the spring Line, turning left then right & head for our big climb, Dragon Hill!! (sweat)

ETA for White Horse Hill car park, 11:20am. This is where we'll all indulge in mulled wine & mince pies. ;) + catch-up with old friends!

Ride distance, 33km/ 20mi/ Route Checked.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the departure time
for regerstration + briefing! Ride departs 09:30am.

I will be leading a ride back via Baulking & Goosey, stopping at the Fox at Denchworth for our Christmas dinner, those who are not dining with us can carry on through to Grove & Wantage.

The weather can be a little unpredictable at this time of year, so this route may change or the ride cancelled! So please keep an eye on this website & Facebook on the day of this ride for updates! Look forward in seeing you on the ride,Ed. (hi)

Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm
Proposed Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31465127

Sun Dec 8th 2019
1* Mince Pie Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Steve Swanton - 07857 527990
Start Time:
9:45 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Our annual festive ride, which again is in aid of Whizz-Kidz, the children's mobility charity.

Ride out with us to the NT car park at White Horse Hill, Uffington, for mince pies and mulled wine. For full details of the event see the "Annual Mince Pie Ride" entry.

Meeting from 9:45 for a 10:00 start, the 1* ride will be a sociable ride at a leisurely pace leaving after the other groups. Please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand to register.

The 1* ride will follow the most direct route (about 8 miles) along the foot of the Downs through East Challow on to Childrey (via the track and bridleway), Sparsholt, Westcot and Kingston Lisle. There are some ups and downs along the B4507 before we reach the foot of Dragon Hill. Everyone will be able to have a go at cycling up. Even if you get off and push, it's worth it for the fantastic views over the Manger and the Vale below. We'll drop down into the main NT car park to join the other groups for mince pies and mulled wine.

There will be a led ride retracing our tyre tracks back to Wantage after the meet.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Sun Dec 8th 2019
Annual Mince Pie Ride to White Horse Hill Add to Calendar
Contact:
John Tranter - 07836 238350
Start Time:
11:15 am
Start Location:
NT car park, White Horse Hill
Description:
Our annual festive ride, which again is in aid of Whizz-Kidz, the children's mobility charity (see http://www.whizz-kidz.org.uk/).

Guests and other cycling clubs are very welcome to join us at White Horse Hill NT car park (grid ref SU 293866) from 11:15 to 12:00 for mince pies and mulled wine. All proceeds on the day will go to Whizz-Kidz.

If you would like to cycle with us, guest riders are most welcome. There will be on-road rides at 1*, 2* and 3* grades and an off-road ride to choose from, leaving Wantage Market Place between 9:30 and 10:00. Further details of the rides will appear under the individual ride entries closer to the date. This is a very popular event, so please arrive in good time for registration, at least 10 minutes before your chosen ride.

Afterwards the rides will continue for an optional pub lunch at the Fox in Denchworth. Please contact Di Whidborne to book a place (diana.whidborne@cyclingukwantage.org.uk). There will also be a ride directly back to Wantage.

Car parking: If driving in to join rides from Wantage, there is free car parking in the Portway car park (by the Beacon, the former Civic hall) on Sundays, OX12 9BU. See http://beaconwantage.co.uk/contact and scroll to bottom of page for map.

If you are unable to cycle, we would still love to see you at White Horse Hill. If driving, please use the road directly up to the NT car park from the cross-roads above Woolstone rather than the narrow Dragon Hill road being used by those cycling.

This will be the 30th running of the Mince Pie Ride. It was started by Abingdon Wheelers in 1990 and we took over the event in 2000 when the previous organisers Val and Jim Worsley moved away from the area. From about 40 riders joining us in the car park in 2000 we now regularly host around 150.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Tue Dec 10th 2019
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Wed Dec 11th 2019
Turbo Training Add to Calendar
Contact:
Katherine Boyce - 07817 727563
Start Time:
7:00 pm
Start Location:
Chilton Village Hall
Description:
Indoor training session of 1 hour duration, comprising warm up, workout and warm down. Instructions and playlist from leader.

Hall is available from 18.30 for set up.

See Turbo Information under Resources tab for more details.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Thu Dec 12th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Lizzie Long - 01235 751790
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.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Sat Dec 14th 2019
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:36pm

Tue Dec 17th 2019
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 3:56pm   Twilight Ends: 4:37pm

Thu Dec 19th 2019
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Susie Turnbull - 07710 274653
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.
Sunset: 3:57pm   Twilight Ends: 4:37pm

Sat Dec 21st 2019
1* Saturday Half Day Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Monthly 16-32km (10-20 miles) family and social afternoon rides, usually with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Occasional short or gentle climbs.
Sunset: 3:58pm   Twilight Ends: 4:38pm

Sun Dec 22nd 2019
Regular Wantage Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:

All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.
Sunset: 3:58pm   Twilight Ends: 4:39pm

Tue Dec 24th 2019
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:00pm   Twilight Ends: 4:40pm

Sat Dec 28th 2019
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 4:03pm   Twilight Ends: 4:43pm

Tue Dec 31st 2019
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:05pm   Twilight Ends: 4:45pm

Thu Jan 2nd 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:07pm   Twilight Ends: 4:47pm

Sat Jan 4th 2020
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:10pm   Twilight Ends: 4:49pm

Tue Jan 7th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:13pm   Twilight Ends: 4:53pm

Thu Jan 9th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:16pm   Twilight Ends: 4:55pm

Sat Jan 11th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 4:19pm   Twilight Ends: 4:58pm

Tue Jan 14th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:23pm   Twilight Ends: 5:02pm

Thu Jan 16th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:26pm   Twilight Ends: 5:05pm

Sat Jan 18th 2020
1* Saturday Half Day Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Monthly 16-32km (10-20 miles) family and social afternoon rides, usually with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Occasional short or gentle climbs.
Sunset: 4:30pm   Twilight Ends: 5:08pm

Sun Jan 19th 2020
Regular Wantage Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:

All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.
Sunset: 4:31pm   Twilight Ends: 5:09pm

Tue Jan 21st 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:35pm   Twilight Ends: 5:12pm

Thu Jan 23rd 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:38pm   Twilight Ends: 5:15pm

Sat Jan 25th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 4:42pm   Twilight Ends: 5:19pm

Tue Jan 28th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:47pm   Twilight Ends: 5:24pm

Thu Jan 30th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:50pm   Twilight Ends: 5:27pm

Sat Feb 1st 2020
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 4:54pm   Twilight Ends: 5:30pm

Tue Feb 4th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 4:59pm   Twilight Ends: 5:35pm

Thu Feb 6th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:03pm   Twilight Ends: 5:39pm

Sat Feb 8th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 5:07pm   Twilight Ends: 5:42pm

Tue Feb 11th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 5:12pm   Twilight Ends: 5:47pm

Thu Feb 13th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:16pm   Twilight Ends: 5:51pm

Sat Feb 15th 2020
1* Saturday Half Day Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Monthly 16-32km (10-20 miles) family and social afternoon rides, usually with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Occasional short or gentle climbs.
Sunset: 5:20pm   Twilight Ends: 5:54pm

Sun Feb 16th 2020
Regular Wantage Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:

All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.
Sunset: 5:21pm   Twilight Ends: 5:56pm

Tue Feb 18th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 5:25pm   Twilight Ends: 5:59pm

Thu Feb 20th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:29pm   Twilight Ends: 6:03pm

Sat Feb 22nd 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 5:32pm   Twilight Ends: 6:06pm

Tue Feb 25th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 5:38pm   Twilight Ends: 6:12pm

Thu Feb 27th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:41pm   Twilight Ends: 6:15pm

Sat Feb 29th 2020
3* Fifth Saturday Special 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.
Sunset: 5:45pm   Twilight Ends: 6:18pm

Tue Mar 3rd 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 5:50pm   Twilight Ends: 6:24pm

Thu Mar 5th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:54pm   Twilight Ends: 6:27pm

Sat Mar 7th 2020
3* Saturday Half Day Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 5:57pm   Twilight Ends: 6:30pm

Tue Mar 10th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 6:02pm   Twilight Ends: 6:36pm

Thu Mar 12th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 6:06pm   Twilight Ends: 6:39pm

Sat Mar 14th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 6:09pm   Twilight Ends: 6:43pm

Tue Mar 17th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 6:14pm   Twilight Ends: 6:48pm

Thu Mar 19th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
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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.
Sunset: 6:18pm   Twilight Ends: 6:51pm

Sat Mar 21st 2020
1* Saturday Half Day Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
1:00 pm
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Monthly 16-32km (10-20 miles) family and social afternoon rides, usually with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 13-16km/h (8-10mph). Occasional short or gentle climbs.
Sunset: 6:21pm   Twilight Ends: 6:55pm

Sun Mar 22nd 2020
Regular Wantage Ride 3* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
WMP
Description:

All-day touring ride (80-100km / 50-65 miles), lunch and possibly tea stop en route, at a riding pace of 18-22km/h (11-14mph). Not suitable for irregular riders. Climbing almost inevitable.
Sunset: 6:23pm   Twilight Ends: 6:56pm

Tue Mar 24th 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 6:26pm   Twilight Ends: 7:00pm

Thu Mar 26th 2020
Daytime 1* Thursday Ride 1* Add to Calendar
Contact:
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.
Sunset: 6:30pm   Twilight Ends: 7:03pm

Sat Mar 28th 2020
2* Saturday Half Day Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
Start Time:
9:30 am
Start Location:
OMH
Description:
Half day ride (45-55km / 30-40 miles), with a tea stop, at a riding pace of 18-20km/h (11-13mph). Not likely to be very hilly. Might be a struggle for new or irregular riders in winter months.
Sunset: 6:33pm   Twilight Ends: 7:07pm

Tue Mar 31st 2020
Off Road Tuesday Evening Ride 2* Add to Calendar
Contact:
David Yearley - 07792 967607
Start Time:
6:30 pm
Start Location:
WMP
Description:
Off-road ride around local tracks, usually about 15 miles. Knobbly tyres and good lights required. We are keen to welcome new riders and have spare lights available to borrow if you let me know. Dark, cold and wet - we'll ride in any two. But please let me know if you are coming so I can tell you if I decide to cancel due to really bad weather.
Sunset: 7:38pm   Twilight Ends: 8:12pm

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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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