Sunday 17th December 9:30am, 34 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: 34 miles
  • Start time: 9:30 am (nb morning start)
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: A mostly flat ride with a few short climbs going via South Moreton, Aston Tirrold, the Hagbournes, Didcot, and Steventon to Abingdon where we’ll stop for refreshments. Returning through Dorchester, Stadhampton, Berrick Prior and Benson.

Friday 8th December 10:00am, 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: 10:00 am (leaving at 10:30 am)
  • Start location: Rides on Air Cafe, Wallingford
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a refreshment stop
  • Ride leader: Steve Ellwood

Note: A Friday ride, meet in the cafe for a 10.30 am departure.

Route: Through Goring, Upper Basildon and Ashampstead to refreshments at Hampstead Norreys community shop and cafe. Return via Thorn Hill, Aldworth and Goring.

Friday 24th November 10:00am, 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: 10:00 am (leaving at 10:30 am)
  • Start location: Ewelme Village Store
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a refreshment stop
  • Ride leader: Steve Ellwood

Note: A Friday ride, meet at Ewelme community cafe for a 10.30 am departure. May become a regular weekday ride (day of week tbc) if there is enough interest.

Route: Through Lewknor and Christmas Common to the Barn at Turville Heath for refreshments. Returning via Christmas Common, Britwell Hill, Benson and Crowmarsh.

Sunday 19th November 9:30am, 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: 9:30 am (nb morning start)
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Patrick Hardiman

Route: “Trouble at t’mill” revisited, an updated version of a mill spotting ride. On this morning ride we will: see mills and mill-related features; climb the aptly named Ladder Hill; and fill up with coffee and cake just over halfway round.

Sunday 5th November 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: Out through the Wittenhams, then on various cycle paths through Didcot and roads through the Hagbournes to refreshments at Savages in Blewbury. Returning via the Astons. Lights will be needed by the end of the ride.

Sunday 15th October 1:30pm, 34 mile road ride (updated)

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

  • Average speed: 12–14 mph
  • Distance: 34 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: Out through Benson, Stadhampton, Garsington (which has the biggest hills of the day) and Sandford to a tea stop in Abingdon. Returning via Culham and the Wittenhams.

Sunday 1st 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 Bellis

Route: A ride with some short climbs going via Clifton Hampden, Dorchester, and Stadhampton where we’ll stop for a break at the Crazy Bear Farm Shop, then on to Chalgrove and Benson.

Sunday 17th September 1:30pm, 35 mile Midsomer Murders 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: Keep your eyes peeled for clues on this tour around Midsomer County. Starting and finishing in Causton, with a killer hill at Angel’s Rise.

Sunday 3rd 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 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Alison Smart

Route: Town centre roads will be closed for Bunkfest so we’ll walk the first few hundred yards. A mainly flat ride although with three shortish hills. We set off through Brightwell and over Wittenham Clumps to Long Wittenham. We use cycle paths to Didcot and on to Upton, then up Hagbourne Hill to a tea stop at Chilton Garden Centre. We return past the Diamond Synchrotron, over Hagbourne Hill and through the Hagbournes and the Astons.

Sunday 20th August 1:30pm, 38 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: 38 miles
  • Start time: 1:30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3.5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Steve Ellwood

Route: Out via Woodcote, Stoke Row, Nettlebed Estate and Henley to refreshments at Velolife cafe, Warren Row. Returning via Henley, Harpsden Valley, Sonning Common, and Checkendon.