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Sunday ride to Woodstock and Steeple Aston

Sunday, 10 February 2019 - 9:30am

With most of the hills coming before lunch, we head north to North Aston –  about as far north as we go on a winter ride.

Ride report

It was a wet and windy day and the four people who were foolhardy enough to continue on to lunch got drenched in icy rain on the way home (better on the way home than on the way to lunch!). It would have been 5 for lunch had not an urgent phone call alerted a rider that he was about to become a granddad and was needed elsewhere. We celebrated the event with coffee and cake.

Ride leaders

Role Name

Full ride leader

Leader back from coffee

(No leader)

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).


Hampers, Woodstock 10:40am

For about half an hour.


The Red Lion, Steeple Aston 12:30pm

For about an hour.


Oxford area 3:30pm
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

68km 20kph

Half day ride

Ride to coffee and back again.

42km 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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