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Sunday ride to Turville Heath and Lacey Green

Sunday, 19 August 2018 - 9:00am

Heading out to the Chilterns with coffee at the car-free Barn at Turville Heath, lunch near Princes Risborough and the Phoenix Trail on the way home. Very hilly to lunch (includes one of the Chilterns steepest). Nice and easy thereafter.

Ride report

Twenty one riders remembered the earlier start and 11 went on to lunch, tackling SmallDean Lane on the way. Our Garmins were registering 20% for some short sections and those with heavy bikes and no low gears had to push some of the way. A couple of superb descents after lunch made up for it.

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Broad Street, Oxford 9:00am

Please arrive 5 minutes before the start time (especially if you are new, so that we can say hello and sign you up).


The Barn, Turville Heath 11:00am

For about half an hour.


The Black Horse, Lacey Green 1:00pm

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

94km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

65km 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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