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.
Woodcote Village Green SU645822 To mark the end of Summertime, a 30-mile ride to enjoy the Autumn colours of the Chilterns. Starting from Woodcote, the ride will be at a steady pace of ~12mph to enjoy the scenery. We'll follow a winding route with a few ups and downs through Kidmore End, Rotherfield Peppard, Bix and Stonor , with one longer climb just before our refreshment stop at the Barn…Find out more »
Ride start: Outside the Crowmarsh Gifford Primary School, Old Reading Rd, OX10 8EN The last of this year's scheduled weekend rides for those who like their rides bumpy and (sometimes) muddy. This one will head out across Grim's ditch and cover about 20 miles mostly off-road, aiming to finish in time for a late lunch (whether together or heading for home). The terrain will be rough, so a mountain-bike…Find out more »
Standlake Village Hall - with rides there from several locations A picnic and rides to celebrate a great summer of cycling. There will be options to ride to Standlake, or to get there by other means and ride or picnic from there. Various - Many CTC / Cycling UK groups across the county will be organising a ride to and from the picnic. Check your local group for details.…Find out more »
To be decided. Watch this space, and CTC Wantage for details. We're searching for a leader for this ride, due to unavailability of a few regular leaders. If you are available to lead an off-road ride, please let me know by email - I'll be away. Watch this page, and CTC Wantage. Details may appear on one or the other. Ride reportFind out more »
CANCELLED CANCELLED. Sorry - Cancelled due to rain which would make it very slippery and not pleasant riding. Cliff Bellis will lead this ride from Wallingford. It will be at the less technical end of the range with no difficult sections, but will still involve some great tracks and countryside going both up and down in the nearer Chiltern hills. Twice monthly off-road ride for those who like…Find out more »
Start: Bury Down car park on the Ridgeway near the A34. Grid Ref 479840 Car parking available at Bury Down or ride there. Route yet to be decided but nothing very technical. It would be useful if you could let me know you're coming. See CTC Wantage website for last-minute updates (link below). Twice monthly off-road ride for those who like their rides bumpy and (sometimes) muddy. These will…Find out more »
Start at Wallingford Town Square Twice monthly off-road ride for those who like their rides bumpy and (sometimes) muddy. These will be on the 2nd Saturday afternoons and 4th Sunday mornings. This ride starts at 10am on Sunday, in Wallingford's Town Square. The ride will be led by a local, Cliff Bellis, and will head in to the nearer Chilterns. There will be a few hills, but taken at a…Find out more »
Start point Greenham Common car park near old control tower. Check CTC Wantage for details. NOTE EARLIER START TIME OF 1pm. This ride will start in Newbury, on Greenham Common, near the old control tower. Only a short one of about 2 hours, but plenty of opportunity to play on the Greenham single track on completion if you want. Twice monthly off-road ride for those who like their rides bumpy…Find out more »
Grid ref of start is SU 273 843, the car park at the top of Ashbury Hill on the B4000 from Lambourn. See ctc.wantage.org.uk for details Twice monthly off-road ride for those who like their rides bumpy and (sometimes) muddy. These will be on the 2nd Saturday afternoons and 4th Sunday mornings. This ride explores the Ridgeway and the Lambourn Downs. 34.5km and 380m of climbing make it suitable for…Find out more »
Starts from Islip Village Hall from 8am Are you aged 50 or over and fancy a challenge? CTC's triennial 100 mile rides for veterans - known as the Tri-Vets - date back to the organisation's golden jubilee year of 1928. Riders have up to 12 hours to complete a route and receive a certificate to commemorate their achievement. Once again CTC Oxfordshire will be hosting a Tri-Vets ride in 2016,…Find out more »