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Sunday ride to Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and Checkendon

Sunday, 1 November 2015 - 9:30am

Ride report

Today was a day to entice photographers into the Chiltern hills to capture the sun eventually finding its way through the autumn mists. The leaves were down from most of the trees, freshly strewn on the largely car-free scenic lanes around Checkendon. Surprisingly warm in the sun, perhaps this was our last chance to have lunch outside…

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

Ride venues and times

Venue Time


Broad Street, Oxford 9:30am


Root One, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell 10:45am


The Black Horse, Checkendon 12:50


Oxford area
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

83km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back home again.

53km 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.