Tom Scott will be leading this week’s midweek ride. Meet at Foxhole for an out-and-back Ridgeway ride to the White Horse at Uffington. The entrance to the Ridgeway is on the right, about 200m (NW) past the crossroads with the Burj Restaurant. There are parking spaces there.
Words by Tom Scott It was meant to rain! I had been out the previous night doing voluntary work finding homes for countless needy pints of beer, so I decided to drive to Foxhill for the start rather than riding from home. I arrived to see 14 mountain bikers all togged up and ready for
Tom Scott will be leading a Ridgeway ride to the east of Swindonia. This will not be a technical ride, just a bit hilly. It is ideal for novices due to the non-technical nature of the route and relaxed pace we’ll be riding at. There is a charge for parking at the Uffington White Horse
Due to ground conditions following the recent wet weather, Kristian has decided to change the route for this ride. It will now be a Devizes circular via Urchfont & Potterne. Although there will be some hills, most of the ride will be along gravel double track and some quiet country lanes. There may (obviously!) be a
Chris has invented a long ride that takes in the White Horse trail, the Wansdyke, Morgans Hill, The Cherhill monument, the Marlborough downs and the ridgeway. It should come to around 35-40 miles. The event will start and finish* at the Check Inn in Wroughton near Swindon (Google map location). * this isn’t an out
A ride over The Ridgeway to near Wantage being led by Rafe. There are two distances/start locations: 25 mile route from Foxhill (Google map marker – look for a car showing the MBSwindon banner), 10am start. Cycling over to meet… 15 mile route from White Horse Hill (Google map marker), starting when the long route