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Wednesday Ride to Farmoor

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 9:30am

A short, leisurely, morning ride to Farmoor.
Pace: stately, av. 17km per hour.
Ride ends: Oxford area

Ride report

Three riders risked a rather poor weather forecast to attend this very short, Wednesday morning ride to Farmoor Reservoir, via Bayworth hill, Old Boars Hill, Besselsleigh and Tumbledown, but in the event experienced only light rain, on the final leg, following coffee taken at the Waterside Café.

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Ride leaders

Role Name

Leader back from coffee

Ride venues and times

Venue Time Notes


Abingdon Road opposite Travel Lodge 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).


The Waterside (Farmoor) Café 10:30am

For about half an hour.


Oxford area 12:00pm
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

25km 17kph

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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