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Sunday ride to Thame and Cuxham

Sunday, 11 February 2018 - 9:30am

As most of the hills are before lunch we can reward ourselves with lunch at the Half Moon in Cuxham with their wonderful home made pizzas, salads and gluten free options

Ride report

Did the coffee riders have the better of the day? We half-day riders were just 10 minutes from home, when the blue skies suddenly turned black and the heavens released hail stones horizontally into our faces, driven by a 16mph westerly. Which posed a dilemma: speed up for the final kilometres at the risk of even more painful needles to the face, or slow right down and spend more time under the hail storm? And a reminder that a cyclist’s sunglasses are not just protection against the sun…

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).


Treacles Tea Rooms, Thame 10:50am

For about half an hour.


The Half Moon, Cuxham 12:30pm

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 and attendance

Ride option Distance Pace Attendees

Full ride

64km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

55km 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.