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Sunday ride to Benson

Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 9:30am

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Lunch booking - see below map

Main details

A few short climbs out of Oxford on the way to Benson for coffee before enjoying a scenic loop south-west with views of Didcot before a short section on the well surfaced off-road Icknield Way and lunch in the lovely village of Ardington.

Lunch bookings

Please log in or register to book for lunch.

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Broad Street, Oxford 9:30am

Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time (especially if you are new, so that we can say hello and sign you up).


Waterfront cafe, Benson 11:00am

For about half an hour.


The Boar’s Head, Ardington 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

Ride option Distance Pace

Full ride

88km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

62km 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.

GPX map

Total distance: 88675 m
Total climbing: 660 m