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Sunday ride to Bampton (group 3)

Sunday, 9 May 2021 - 10:30am

A flat ride out to Bampton for coffee, a hill in to Buckland before crossing south of A420 and back into Oxford down Cumnor Hill.

Ride report

Everyone who said they were coming turned up for group 3 in good time and we were able to set off for Bampton a little earlier than the published start time of 1030, enjoying a pleasant ride out, without too much contrary wind. On the way home a slight impetuousness took over and at Cumnor we found ourselves overtaking group 2. With the agreement of all in the group, the official ride concluded at the bottom of Cumnor Hill.

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Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Broad Street, Oxford 10:30am

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 12:00pm

For about half an hour.


Oxford area 2:15pm
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

57km 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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