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Sunday ride to Waterperry and Chalgrove
Sunday, 24 February 2019 - 9:30am
A joint ride with Isis Cyclists as far as coffee.
A short ride, joint with Isis Cyclists as far as coffee at Waterperry. This ride is a second try for lunch at the Red Lion in Chalgrove after the last visit was cancelled by the weather forecast. Just a few hills in the morning and afternoon.
How unpredictable is our weather! A year ago, on this last Sunday of winter, we had to contend with the threat of snow and with a “feels like” temperature of minus 6 degrees. This year, we could sit outside and enjoy the sunshine at Waterperry Gardens. We were also fortunate to arrive before a motorcyclist group and 3 other cycling groups, all of whom joined the back of the queue. Nineteen of us (16 + 3 from Isis) set off from Broad Street following an interesting and typically meandering route out of the City. It wasn’t long before we stopped to stow away the winter jackets – but no one thought to bring sun cream 🙂
Full ride leader
Leader back from coffee
Ride venues and times
|Broad Street, Oxford
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
For about half an hour.
|The Red Lion, Chalgrove
For about an hour.
|All of the times (apart from the start time) are approximate only, as weather or punctures may affect them.
Ride options and attendance
Half day ride
Ride to coffee and back again.
Please note: you need to log in to see the list of people who attended the ride.
|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.