Sunday 7th April 1:30pm, 25 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: 25 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: A mostly flat ride of just over 25 miles, with one short climb, going via East Hagbourne, Didcot, and Sutton Courtenay to a tea stop in Abingdon. Then back via Clifton Hampden, Long Wittenham and Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.

Sunday 17th March 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.

CANCELLED – Sunday 3rd March 1:30pm, 25 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: 25 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: A few climbs on a 25 mile route out through Benson to Roke, Berrick Salome, Chalgrove and Stadhampton for a tea stop at the Crazy Bear. Then back through Drayton Saint Leonard, Dorchester, Clifton Hampden, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell  to Wallingford. Lights may be needed by the end, or for your ride home.

Sunday 17th February 1:30pm, 32 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: 32 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 and Ewelme to a climb of Swyncombe Hill, then a largely flat section past Park Corner and Nettlebed. Through Chiltern woodland to refreshments at the Herb Farm cafe at Sonning Common, and back through more woodland around Stoke Row and Ipsden on the return to Wallingford. Lights may be needed if it’s gloomy.

CANCELLED – Sunday 3rd February 1:30pm, 25 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: 25 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: A few climbs on a 25 mile route out through Benson to Roke, Berrick Salome, Chalgrove and Stadhampton for a tea stop at the Crazy Bear. Then back through Drayton Saint Leonard, Dorchester, Clifton Hampden, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell  to Wallingford. Lights may be needed by the end, or for your ride home.

Sunday 20th January 9:30am, 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: 9:30 am, nb morning ride
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Peter Wood

Route: Out through Dorchester and Drayton to refreshments at Q Gardens at the top of Steventon Hill. Returning via Harwell, the Hagbournes and Cholsey (unless we need a short cut to avoid the final climb). Lights may be needed if it’s gloomy.

Sunday 6th January 1:30pm, 21 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: 21 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: John Longworth

Route: A few gentle climbs going out via Brightwell-cum-Sotwell and Sires Hill to Appleford, Culham and then to Abingdon for a tea stop. Then back along the roadside cycle path to Clifton Hampden and Dorchester, then to Shillingford and back to Wallingford. Please remember your lights for the end of the ride.

Sunday 16th December 9:30am, 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: 9:30 am, nb morning ride
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: Out through the Wittenhams, Clifton Hampden and Garsington to a cafe stop in Wheatley. Returning via Cuddesdon, Chalgrove and Benson. Lights may be needed if it’s gloomy.

Sunday 2nd December 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: Waitrose entrance, just off Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Peter Wood

Route: The Market Place will be closed for Xmas shopping, so we’ll meet next to the Waitrose entrance near the traffic lights. Out 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 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.