Sunday 18th November 1:30pm, 30 mile road ride

3 Star road ride – quicker pace. Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination!

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 30 miles
  • Start time: 1:30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: Out through the Astons and Hagbournes, Harwell, Milton and Culham to a cafe in Abingdon. Returning via Appleford, the Wittenhams and Brightwell. Lights will be needed by the end of the ride.

Sunday 28th October 10:00am, 19 mile off road ride

2 Star off road ride – steady pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 8–10 mph
  • Distance: 18-20 miles
  • Start time: 10.00 am
  • Start location: Manor Road, Goring
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours
  • Ride leader: Robin Tucker

Route: Organised by Cycling UK Wantage, see full details.

Sunday 4th November 1:30pm, 20 mile road ride

2 Star road ride – steady pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 10–12 mph
  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Peter Wood

Route: A shorter ride after the clocks have gone back to GMT. Outward through Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Sires Hill, North Moreton and Aston Tirrold to Style Acre Cafe at Savages, Blewbury. Homeward through Aston Upthorpe, South Moreton, Cholsey and Winterbrook. Please remember your lights for the end of the ride.

Sunday 21st October 1:30pm, 33 mile road ride

3 Star road ride – quicker pace. Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination!

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Start time: 1:30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: Beginning with climbs of Clack’s Lane and Swyncombe Hill before levelling out through Christmas Common. Descending from Ibstone to Turville, then climbing again to a tea stop at The Barn in Turville Heath. Returning via Cookley Green and Park Corner, with a descent (mainly) from Nuffield to Wallingford. Lights will be useful by the end of the ride.

Sunday 7th October 1:30pm, 26 mile road ride

2 Star road ride – steady pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 10–12 mph
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Belllis

Route: A mainly flat ride going to South & North Moreton, Long Wittenham, Clifton Hampden, Dorchester, tea stop at The Watering Hole Cafe, then to Stadhampton, Benson and back to Wallingford.

Sunday 16th September 1:30pm, 35 mile road ride

3 Star road ride – quicker pace. Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination!

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 35 miles
  • Start time: 1:30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: John Longworth

Route: Out via Chalgrove, the Haseleys and Tiddington to refreshments at Waterperry Gardens. Returning via Wheatley and Stadhampton.

Sunday 2nd September 1:30pm, 26 mile road ride

2 Star road ride – steady pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 10–12 mph
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: The Market Place will be closed for Bunkfest, so we’ll meet near our usual location then walk for the first minute or so. Out through the Astons, Upton, and Harwell to refreshments at Q Gardens Tea Rooms. Returning via Milton, Appleford and the Wittenhams. We’ll tackle a climb (and a descent) in each half of the ride, and cover about five miles on traffic-free tracks.

Sunday 19th August 1:30pm, 35 mile road ride

3 Star road ride – quicker pace. Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination!

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 35 miles
  • Start time: 1:30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Peter Wood

Route: Up Nuffield Hill, past Park Corner and down Pishill to the Barn at Turville. Return down Watlington Hill then through Lewknor, Stoke Talmage, Chalgrove, and Ewelme.

Sunday 5th August 1:30pm, 22 mile road ride

2 Star road ride – steady pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 10–12 mph
  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: Out through Benson, Cuxham and Chalgrove to Dorchester Abbey Tea Rooms. Returning via Shillingford.

Saturday 28th July 10:30am, 53 mile road ride

3 Star road ride – quicker pace. Suitable for experienced riders, may be hilly, long, quick, or any combination!

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Start time: 10:30 am (nb, morning start)
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 5 hours including a lunch stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: A day ride paying homage to last year’s Tour of Britain, including the category 3 Brill Hill (easier than it sounds) and the unofficial Col de Beckley. We’ll ride through Chalgrove and the Haseleys to lunch in Long Crendon. After a pause in Brill to admire the windmill, we’ll return via Stanton St John, Wheatley, and Stadhampton.