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Sunday ride to Waterperry and Chalgrove

Sunday, 29 January 2017 - 9:30am

This ride is led by Isis ladies group as far as coffee

Ride report

In defiance of the wettest forecast of the year, 17 riders made it to coffee. But despite its being the wettest forecast of the year, it didn’t actually rain that much until about 3pm. On the way to lunch, the right turn south at Chalgrove (see map) was a difficult moment for those familiar with the route:¬†being just 100 metres from our promised lunch venue, The Red Lion, and then being led away on a 15km loop ran the risk of hunger overcoming loyalty to our ride leader.

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

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).


Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry 10:45am

For about half an hour.


The Red Lion, Chalgrove 1:15pm

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

With a loop through and back to Chalgrove

73km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

40km 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.