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Sunday ride to Weston-on-the-Green and Thame

Sunday, 11 August 2013 - 9:30am

Ride report

As the group gathered in Broad Street, we were pleased to welcome 2 new faces for our ride to the Milk Shed at Weston-on-the-Green and then on to Thame for lunch at the Coffee House. The Coffee House for lunch? But the Coffee House is not a pub! There was some shaking of heads and mutterings of discontent before a splinter group made a detour to find a more traditional watering hole. Having satisfied their cravings, they joined us for the rest of lunch. Was it just a coincidence that they then decided to take a shortcut home? Meanwhile the rest us continued on as planned, for a further 40km, south from Thame and back via the delightful Haseleys, Great Milton, Cuddesdon, Denton and Garsington. One of our group had at least another 25km to reach home. But this was child’s play for someone who had ridden the 200 mile Boundary Ride a few weeks earlier. Even after tackling Muswell Hill…

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

Ride venues and times

Venue Time


Broad Street, Oxford 9:30am


The Milk Shed, Weston-on-the-Green 10:30am


The Coffee House, Thame 1pm


Oxford area
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

83km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back home again.

34km 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.