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Sunday ride to Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and Checkendon

Sunday, 15 August 2021 - 9:30am

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A return visit to the Black Horse pub in Checkendon, after a coffee stop at Root 1 near Wallingford. Food warning for those who have not been before: they do good filled bagettes for lunch, but no gluten free option. Warning for those who have been there before, the website has pictures of CHIPS!

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Ride bookings

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


Root One, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell 10:55am

For about half an hour.


The Black Horse, Checkendon 12:35pm

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.

56km 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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