Sustainability Centre, Winchester & BW

  • Starts: Wednesday 11 July 2018 9:15 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Joy Forrow
  • Category:
  • Ride grade: A - Demanding ride
  • Ride to elevenses grade: B - Hilly ride

Address: East Street, Havant, P09 1BS

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre web site is here.

Other events at this location.

Send an email to ride leader/event organiser: Joy Forrow.

Send an email to elevenses ride leader: Mike Skiffins.

Elevenses ride leader: Mike Skiffins
Elevenses ride destination: Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Joy Forrow has stepped forward to lead this ride. Thanks, Joy. She has changed the lunch destination to Winchester and added BW as a tea stop.

This will be similar but not the same as my ride earlier in the year. We'll have elevenses as the Sustainability centre - about 14 miles from the Spring, then a longish but beautiful route - 20 miles - to Winchester going through Alresford, Ovington and Avington. Choice of venues for lunch then on to Bishops Waltham for tea (about 12 hilly miles). After tea it's a bit flatter and 16 miles back to Havant. Total 62 miles.

Mike Skiffins has agreed to lead an elevenses ride. Venue to be decided on the day. This will be good for anyone not wishing to do the hilly ride to the Sustainabilty centre.

About Saturday and Wednesday rides

Rides from Havant with stops for elevenses, lunch and sometimes tea. Average speed is 11-12 mph; if you're slower, someone will wait for you.

If you'd prefer not to do the full day ride, you're welcome to join us as far as the elevenses stop and come back from there. Please make sure the ride leader knows that's what you intend to do so we can make sure someone is available to come back with you.

Larger rides split into multiple groups:

  • A fast group that takes a longer and/or hillier route to the elevenses stop
  • The rest of the main ride which takes a more direct route to the elevenses stop
  • An elevenses ride comprised of riders going only to elevenses; the elevenses ride will have its own ride leader and might go to a different destination if the route to the main elevenses destination is long and/or hilly

The rides are informal and riders are free to join and leave the ride at various points. Some ride directly to the elevenses stop.

This article describes what you should consider bringing with you.

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