20 riders turned up for today’s ride in the Vale of Pewsey. The weather was perfect and the views were stunning. Ride report and pictures to follow.
Nigel Gregson will be leading this Good Friday ride from Foxhill car park along the ridgeway and across the Lambourn Downs. In total the ride will be some 22 miles. The ride will be at a fairly relaxed pace and an ideal “next step” for people that have done some of our Novice Friendly rides, but
Phil Allum has come up trumps with this route starting at Silbury Hill near Avebury. The Route will be about 30 miles, and will take in a bit of the Wansdyke way through west woods. there will be a few big hills on the route and as such is not particularly novice friendly. This is
This will be a nice ride along cycleways, a bit of route 45 and some short sections of lesser known singletrack trail. Nothing technical. Most of the route is pretty flat, there are some small hills but these are short. Start and finish in the main car park next to the cafe, which sells
On the fifth of Jan, Nigel Gregson led a Novice Friendly ride from Barbury castle. Here’s his ride report: “This was my first outing on the bike of 2013 and was billed as a novice friendly ride, if it wasn’t before it was certainly going to be now after the over indulging at
Andrew Weaver is leading this novice friendly ride from Barbury Castle. The route is approximately 19 miles and will be going through Avebury for a food stop. See January ride report for an idea of what could happen plus the first time impressions from a recent ride. Meet at 10am at Barbury castle (google map).
By Stefan James Link the main ride report. I turned up at the rendezvous having no idea what to expect. From the comments on the website and facebook group I was expecting about half a dozen people, but there ended up being fourteen of us. I often cycle with my five year old; this was
Nigel is leading this ride over The Ridgeway/Downs. A little longer than our Novice Friendly rides, but in no way an epic. As usual Nigel will regroup when necessary to make sure everyone gets looked after and no-one is left behind. Meet at Barbury Castle for 10am ready for a 10:15am start. Google map of
Nigel is leading this Novice+ (same pace, ethos etc. as a normal novice friendly ride, just longer) ride along The Ridgeway to the cafe near Wantage. Eat cake, cycle back. It’s a long but not too arduous route with manageable (or easily walkable) hills and amazing scenery. Perfect for those wanting to do more miles
By Nigel Gregson This was the first ride organised under the heading “Novice Plus”. The idea behind this is to offer a slightly longer distance but still with the novice-friendly ethos. This was also the first ride that I’d lead and in total 16 people met at Barbury Castle on a grey but reasonably warm day.