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Sunday ride to Bampton and Aston

Sunday, 17 October 2021 - 9:30am

Note changed start venue - Cornmarket, outside Waterstones

A ride out to a couple of favourites with a little loop on some quiet lanes in between.

Ride report

Starting point confusion, grey skies with spots of rain and a pre-coffee puncture on a new tyre! did nothing to dampen the spirits. It felt quite warm and the sun shone later. Coffee and cake at the increasingly upmarket Bampton GC was very welcome and a nice lunch at Aston.

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Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Cornmarket/Market Street 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).


Bampton Garden Plants, Bampton 10:45am

For about half an hour.


Aston Pottery, Aston 1:15pm

For about an hour.


Oxford area 3:15pm
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

88km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

55km 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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