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Sunday ride to Nettlebed (group 2)

Sunday, 2 May 2021 - 10:00am

Scenic route mostly along quiet back roads into the Chilterns with some hills between Watlington and Ewelme.

Ride report

The route was beautiful and new or newish to some of us, so it was nice to re-explore this part of Oxfordshire – steep three hills but also rewarding down hills and the coffee stop was really nice, with cheese toasties and miniature banana bread (with chocolate on top) welcome as we reached it after noon. We met the first group who had just been served and it was nice to chat and hang out with them in the sun for a while, until it became chilly and we quickly finished refreshments, added layers and carried on. Thanks to Liz for this excellent (yet again!) route.

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Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


BuildBase 10:00am

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


The Cheese Shed 12:30pm

For about 45 minutes


Oxford area 2:45pm
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

69km 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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