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Sunday ride to Thame and Crowell

Sunday, 21 July 2019 - 9:30am

Please book lunch before Friday 6pm

Main details

It’s been some time since we’ve been out along the Phoenix Trail into the western slopes of the Chilterns – with the lovely descent into Chinnor..

Ride report

With 21 for coffee (including 4 new riders), we decided to split into 2 groups and to book the upstairs at the Treacles Tea Rooms in Thame.  One of our groups stopped to help a stranded tourist (Dutch?) who was miles from help with a broken chain. He was lucky we a chain tool and the right size links.

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes

Start

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).


Coffee

Treacles Tea Rooms, Thame 10:40am

For about half an hour.


Lunch

The Shepherd’s Crook, Crowell 12:45pm

For about an hour.


Finish

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 and attendance

Ride option Distance Pace Attendees

Full ride

80km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

50km 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: 80011 m
Total climbing: 674 m
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