Sunday 28th August 2:30pm, 19 mile off-road ride

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

  • Average speed: 810 mph
  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Start time: 2.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours with (self-provided) refreshment stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: To the Ridgeway and back at a gentle pace, and mainly non-technical. Out through two Astons, returning via three Stokes. Bring a suitable bike and your own refreshments.

Sunday 21st 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: 1214 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: Chris Leftley

Route: Out through the lumps and bumps around Ewelme and then up Watlington Hill. We’ll descend on the old A40 to tea and scones (£6.95) at the Lambert Arms in Aston Rowant. Continuing on the old A40 through Tetsworth, then weaving around the Miltons and Haseleys and back to Wallingford via Chalgrove and Roke.

Sunday 7th August 1:30pm, 21 mile road ride

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

  • Average speed: 1012 mph
  • Distance: 21 miles (with 13.5 miles option)
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Alison Smart

Route: Out through the Wittenhams and Burcot to a tea stop at Dorchester Abbey. Returning via Newington and the Berricks (or unaccompanied via Shillingford for the shorter option). 

Sunday 24th July 10:00am, 20-ish mile off-road ride

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

  • Average speed: 810 mph
  • Distance: 20-ish miles
  • Start time: 10.00 am
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 2.5 hours with (self-provided) refreshment stop
  • Ride leader: Cliff Bellis

Route: To the Berkshire Downs and back at a gentle pace, with almost guaranteed mud and bumps!

Sunday 17th July 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: 1214 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: Cliff Bellis

Route: Out through Stadhampton and Clifton Hampden to a tea stop in Abingdon/Steventon. Returning via Harwell and the Hagbournes.

Sunday 3rd July 1:30pm, 13 mile and 20-something mile road rides

1 and 2 Star road rides – gentle pace, with some climbs. Suitable for regular riders who prefer a more relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 8–10 mph and 10–12 mph
  • Distance: 13 and 20-something miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 2 hours and 3 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Chris Leftley and Peter Wood

Route: Two overlapping rides, which will start and finish in the Market Place with a refreshment stop at Ewelme School. The 13 mile ride will go through Benson and Rokemarsh to Ewelme before returning to Wallingford. The 20-something mile ride will go through North Stoke and Ipsden to Ewelme, and probably return via Roke and Shillingford.

Sunday 19th June 1:30pm, 34 mile road ride

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

  • Average speed: 1214 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: Alison Smart

Route: Out through Wittenham Clumps, Nuneham Courtenay, The Baldons, and Wheatley to a tea stop at Waterperry Gardens. Returning via Little Milton and Chalgrove.

Sunday 12th June 1:30pm, 10 mile road ride

1 Star road ride – gentle pace, with few climbs. Suitable for new riders at a relaxed pace.

  • Average speed: 810 mph
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Start time: 1.30 pm
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 1.5 hours, tea stop at the end
  • Ride leaders: Alison Smart and Patrick Hardiman

Route: Preceded by a Dr Bike session in the Market Place from 11:00am. An introductory ride through the Moretons, returning through Brightwell to a refreshment stop in Wallingford. 

Sunday 5th June 1:30pm, 24 mile road ride

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

  • Average speed: 1012 mph
  • Distance: 24 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: A mainly flat ride, out through Benson, the Berricks and Brookhampton to a tea stop in Dorchester. Returning via Burcot and Brightwell. 

Sunday 15th May 10:30 am, 45 mile road ride

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

  • Average speed: 1214 mph
  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Start time: 10:30 am (nb day ride)
  • Start location: Wallingford Market Place
  • Ride time: Approx 5 hours including a tea stop
  • Ride leader: Steve Ellwood

Route: An opportunity to stretch your legs on a longer ride than usual. Through Ewelme and Cuxham to Lewknor, then up the A40 to Xmas Common with a refreshment break at Turville Heath Barn. Down through Skirmitt to Hambledon and Henley, then back up to Bix, and through Stoke Row and Nuffield before a descent to Wallingford.