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Sunday ride to Aston
Sunday, 1 November 2020 - 9:30am
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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.
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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
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|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.|