A Short Ride for a Short Day

  • Starts: Wednesday 20 December 2023 9:45 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Martyn Roberts
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  • Route grade: B - Hilly route
At: Rowlands Castle

Address: Rowlands Castle

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Contact us about this event

Send an email to ride leader/event organiser: Martyn Roberts.


Wednesday 20th Dec, is one of the shortest days of the year, so it might be appropriate to do a short ride.

We'll pay our final visit for 2023 to a café that has served us well throughout the year: Cuppacheeno's, West Meon.

Meet - Bumblebee café, RC: 09.30
Depart - Rowlands Castle: 09.45
Coffee (and mince pie) - Cuppacheeno's: 11.00-11.40
Return - Rowlands Castle: 13.00

We'll probably go out via Buriton and return via Clanfield where we'll 'doff our hats as we pass the Rising Sun, confident in the knowledge that the days will soon be getting longer.


Bookings for this ride/event

Booking is required for this ride. Please let the ride leader know if you want to join. Please do not turn up for the ride unless you've had your booking confirmed or your name appears below.

There are 8 spaces available for the leader and riders. Of these, just one space is left.

Bookings recorded for this ride (Log in to see rider names):

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To ask to join this ride, please use the 'Contact us about this ride' link above to send an email to the ride leader.

About Wednesday rides

Wednesday rides usually start from Havant with stops for elevenses, lunch and sometimes tea. If you're unable to keep up or have a mechanical problem, someone will be available to help you - although we obviously cannot guarantee to solve all problems.

Wednesday rides usually provide a range of options to riders as we'll try to arrange multiple rides with different paces, distance and degree of hilliness.

On Wednesdays it is likely that there will be several riders coming back to the Havant area after an elevenses stop - although they might not include a PCTC ride leader. If that is what you'd like to do, please consult the ride organiser before the day of the ride to ensure someone knows and is able to bring you back.

This article describes what you should consider bringing with you on one of these rides.