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Away-day ride to Stratford

Sunday, 11 July 2021 - 10:30am

Exploring the roads of south Warwickshire, taking in a section of disused railway line south from Stratford. Some hills but not too ‘bard’ (sorry!)
Arrive Chez Jon from 10am for coffee and cake.
The disused railway line is about 6k of compacted gravel – feels a bit like the Phoenix Trail.

Ride report

Lovely ride on Warwickshire lanes to Stratford upon Avon. Briefly making an appearance (!) at the Royal Shakespeare Company building before a nice lunch at railway carriage café near racecourse. Harder ride back into SE wind with all significant hills in the last 15 miles so not sure why ride leader went a bit faster…… back to Milton for restorative cuppas and vegetarian paella. Two riders then cycled home as well!

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GPX files

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Chez Jon 10:30am

Arrive from 10am for an early coffee


Chez Jon 10:00am

For about half an hour.


(To be arranged) 1:00pm

In Stratford


Chez Jon 4:00pm
All of the times (apart from the start time) are approximate only, as weather or punctures may affect them.

Ride options and attendance

Ride option Distance Pace Attendees

Full ride

92km 20kph

The pace listed above is the average pace we do, so in general when cycling along the flat we will go a bit faster than the average pace. Please be aware of this if you are wondering whether you will be able to keep up on the ride.

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