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sustrans route to oxford

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by chris obrien, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. chris obrien

    chris obrien Active Member

    for a change we decided to ride sustrans route to oxford instead of slogging through the mud on the downs ....mainly flat but nice easy tracks by the river right into city center and on to botley where we had a coffee followed by a browse round decathlon store where I bought some overshoes ...from there we went back a different way on tracks that led to boars hill , a bit of road work until sunningwell for the byway over A34 into Abingdon where we picked up sustrans route back to didcot , so quite an enjoyable day


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  2. Mike Chapman

    Mike Chapman New Member

    That looked like fun, could do with the route?...
  3. chris obrien

    chris obrien Active Member

    yes mike the tracks round youlbury wood were hard surface with a little mud , check my strava post out
  4. Greg

    Greg MTB Rider Staff Member

    Bet it's nice in the summer, could stop at the Nags Head in Abingdon which has a beer garden on the river.
    Went out in the Chilterns yest, extremely muddy, I hurt today!
  5. chris obrien

    chris obrien Active Member

    did you go in the barn café at turville heath ?
  6. Greg

    Greg MTB Rider Staff Member

    Not in the end, so muddy out the ride took and hour and a half longer than planned. Was horrible in most places!!

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