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Sunday ride to Twyford and Launton

Sunday, 17 November 2019 - 9:30am

Due to possible flooding the route is subject to change. If you are planning to join en route check with ride leader.
Please book lunch before 6pm Friday

Main details

A couple of hills to warm up before coffee. Thereafter pretty flat with a short return across Otmoor after lunch.

Ride report

Driving in to Oxford the evening before meant ride leader got a steer on floodwater! In consequence of which the route to coffee at Twyford was slightly amended and the route from lunch at Launton forgotten about completely! A bright start became steely grey with rain after lunch – lights on at 2.30!

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

Twyford Village Stores 11:15am

For about half an hour.


Lunch

The Bull Inn, Launton 1:00pm

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.

70km 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: 77949 m
Total climbing: 519 m
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