A recent ride

Sun 13 May, 2018

Definitely worth the effort, driving out to start in the heart of the Cotswolds. We were able to offer 4 lifts and 2 more came by train, conveniently arriving in Moreton-in-Marsh at 9:54. Beautiful day, beautiful views, a 15 minute pause to rescue riders who went ahead off route, followed by a dramatic ford crossing (see photo). Only 1 steep climb (14%) but several long drags of 8% which we are not used to the Oxford area, but which are followed by fabulous equally long descents. Full details »

Forthcoming rides and events

  • Sun 3 June, 2018

    Sunday ride to Witney and Burford

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    A ride taking us into the lower reaches of the glorious Cotswolds. A flat ride to coffee, with some gentle hills leading to the drop down into Little Barrington and the lovely small road along the valley into Burford. The highly recommended pies in The Royal Oak will hopefully sustain us for the wind-assisted ride… Read More »

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  • Sun 10 June, 2018

    Sunday ride to Bampton and Longcot

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    Nice easy ride out to Bampton for coffee and on to Lechlade. Then a couple of hills around Coleshill (clue in name). A pause to admire the tithe barn at Coxswell and to Longcot for lunch before return from Uffington.

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  • Sat 23 June, 2018

    Lymington-Linwood-Lymington

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    11am start to give time to drive down and get settled. If you’re staying overnight, your B&B will probably let you park. We have avoided the off-road tracks, but we can’t avoid the odd sections of main road. For some of the way, we follow the famous Gridiron route. Lunch is at the popular Red… Read More »

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Featured blog article

The Eddington Number

8 January 2018

By Jon Adsett, self-confessed “cycling n…” WARNING – Undertaking the Eddington number challenge can seriously affect how you go about your cycling and route planning! However if you spend lots of time like me pouring over ride stats and keep records of miles (or if you really have to – kilometres), this may be for… Read More »

About us

Our cycling club is based in Oxford and we run regular Sunday rides, usually leaving at 9:30am from Broad Street. One of our experienced ride leaders takes us into the country at an average pace of around 20 kph – which means riding at 22-24 kph on the flat. We stop for coffee, when riders choose either to return to Oxford or to continue on to lunch. We welcome new riders to join our friendly group, lovers of the 3 Cs: coffee, cakes and chat. Click here for more details.

You can view a list of our past Annual General Meetings by clicking here.

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