About this ride
This ride is a Challenge 40+ ride Do you have a road bike? Do you have a basic repair kit and spare inner tube to fix any punctures or carry out minor repairs if needed? Are you comfortable cycling 30 miles+ at an average speed of 13-15mph? If the answer to ALL of these is YES, then this ride should be perfect for you! If not, why not think about trying some of our ‘Steady’ or shorter ‘Challenging’ rides first so you can build your confidence and fitness?
This is a rather long ride from point to point rather than in a circle. Although the route starts from Swindon rail Station we will be coming from Slough! The route leaves Swindon going SW to eventually join the Ridgeway by the white horse outside Broad Hinton then following the ridgeway all the way back to Goring (train back to Swindon) for those joining at Swindon
Quiet lanes and cycle routes then off road (the Ridgeway)
We will be stopping to “admire the views” at the top of all hills and anywhere else we feel like it but will visit the Bell at Aldeworth (historic village pub)
You can view the route and sign up for the ride at https://www.letsride.co.uk/rides/2-whitehorses-a-smithy-four-castles