Trotton & Graffham

  • Starts: Wednesday 7 November 2018 9:15 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Joy Forrow
  • Category:
  • Ride grade: B - Hilly ride
  • Ride to elevenses grade: B - Hilly ride

Address: East Street, Havant, P09 1BS

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre web site is here.

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

Route will be through Compton, South Harting and Elsted to Trotton , 17 miles, then to Graffham for lunch via Iping and Midhurst, further 12 miles. There are 2 pubs in Graffham - the White Horse and the Foresters - both are quite pricey. There is also the village shop/cafe which has limited seating. Those with their own lunch could go to the cricket field - great situation if weather is kind. We'll then come back through Cocking and West Dean (a few miles of main road but the quickest route) - 22 miles back to Havant.

Its now dark by 4.30pm so those intending to ride all day should bring lights.

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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