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.
This year's Century ride will start from Wallingford and take us through 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Chiltern Hills and the North Wessex Downs. This is a led ride at a touring pace with tea, lunch and coffee stops along the way; we will aim to cover 100 miles in about 11 hours. Full details to come. Note there is free all-day parking in the Goldsmiths Lane long-stay…Find out more »
Off-road ride on the Ridgeway and the Downs. Lots of beautiful scenery, enough climbing and descending to make it interesting but no major technical challenges and we will take this at a moderate pace equivalent to a 2* road ride. Tea and cake stop at Court Hill after most of the ride (or you could make this your lunch). The timing to finish at 2pm allows for tea and you…Find out more »
Sorry to cancel this ride at the last minute, but I have been very sick today. Please let me know if you wanted to come and I will rearrange it on another date. Robin Off-road on the Ridgeway A return of the well-received special ride for those beginning or wanting to learn a bit more about off-roading. It starts with a 'teach in' and ends with a short but pleasant…Find out more »
To promote Space for Cycling and the 'Vote Bike' campaign, and to demonstrate local interest in cycling, a national series of campaign rides and events is planned for 22nd April. We will be joining this in Oxfordshire, with a gathering outside County Hall in Oxford at 2pm (NB not Town Hall in St Aldates). Pre-event Press Release Oxfordshire Space for Cycling Event 220417 Post-event Press Release Oxfordshire Space for Cycling Event 230417b…Find out more »
Hinton Waldrist Village Hall. SN7 8RN Our Annual General Meeting. Come and enjoy a cup of tea and a recap of the year’s activities, and to vote on the Committee and Motions. We are always keen to encourage new people on the committee, to bring fresh perspectives, and most of the roles are low in workload – if you are interested, please contact Steve Swanton or me for a…Find out more »
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 »