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Sunday ride to Aston and Burford

Sunday, 1 March 2020 - 9:30am

Please note that this pub requires us to choose food in advance. See below Lunch bookings and email your choice to the ride leader

Out via Cumnor Hill for a warm up, then downhill to coffee and cake at Aston Pottery. Gently rolling countryside takes us to lunch and home again.

Ride report

After fighting strong headwinds up Cumnor hill and on to Aston for coffee, we enjoyed almost spring-like, but windy conditions, marred only slightly by an attack of horizontal, face-stinging hailstones before lunch. Otherwise a perfect, sunny day out!

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


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 11:00am

For about half an hour.


The Royal Oak, Burford 1:00pm

For about an hour.


Oxford area 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

84km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

58km 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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