Rides cancelled for the period of lockdown. We hope to re-schedule previously published rides at a later date. Please revisit the website after 2nd December.
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Sunday ride to Aston
Sunday, 1 November 2020 - 9:30am
Until further notice, all our rides must be pre-booked to ensure a maximum group size of 6. Remember that you need to be logged in to see the booking form (below the map).
The map is an embedded link from Ride with GPS. You can zoom in to see the route in as much detail as you like. For example, you can zoom in (using the + sign) to see exactly where the start is. If you’d like to see the distances, go to the Ride with GPS website by clicking on “View Full Version” (top left of map).
A mostly flat ride with a few hills now and again to even our sprocket wear, and a few diversions into quiet villages.
The weather was forecast to be windy and showery. That, along with some members now being under tier 2 restrictions, combined to reduce the numbers from 6 to 4. We rode to Aston via Eynsham and Sutton. Though windy, it wasn’t too gusty. The threatened showers held off all day, leaving a grey day with some autumnal colour surviving the recent winds.
We took coffee at Aston Pottery, where they managed efficiently despite Covid restrictions.
The ride back was a bit swifter, having a tail wind. We included the bridleway from Hinton Waldrist to Longworth (quite a good surface) which made a nice change from our normal route in from Pusey.
In all probability, this was the last ride for at least a month, as next weekend will have new national lockdown restrictions in place.
Leader back from coffee
Ride venues and times
|Broad Street, Oxford|| 9:30am
Please arrive 10 minutes before the start time (especially if you are new, so that we can say hello and sign you up).
|Aston Pottery, Aston|| 10:50am
For about half an hour.
|Oxford area|| 1:15pm
|All of the times (apart from the start time) are approximate only, as weather or punctures may affect them.|
Ride options and attendance
Half day ride
Please note: you need to log in to see the list of people who attended the ride.
|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.|