New 50, 100 and 200km Audax rides from Reading (Berks) on 25 Apr 2020


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Hi all, a heads up for 3 new Audax rides offered by CyclingUK Reading, starting from Caversham, Reading on 25th April 2020 (Saturday). Rides are themed as Tributes to selected Science Pioneers.

200km: A Tribute to Alan Turing
208km ride as a tribute to Alan TURING, the father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. The route loops around Bletchley Park and returns via The Chilterns AONB.

100km: A Tribute to Robert Boyle
107km ride via Oxford University College as a Tribute to Robert BOYLE, the father of Modern Chemistry and discoverer of Boyle’s Gas Law.

50km: A Tribute to Johnson & Matthey
55km ride as a Tribute to Percival JOHNSON & George MATTHEY - the 19th century metallurgy pioneers. A scenic ride on quiet roads and country lanes exploring the foothills of Chilterns AONB and returning via Johnson Matthey Technology Centre at Sonning Common. Generous time allowance of up to 5 hours to encourage first-time Audaxers and leisurely riders.

Nearest station is Reading mainline, which is well-connected across the country and is less than a mile from start. Registration fee supports 2 charities – Thames Valley Air Ambulance and Launchpad Reading. Rides start/finish at St Anne’s Church, Caversham (RG4 5AB). Free on-street parking. Breakfast at start and food at the finish are included in the entry fee.

Looking forward to welcoming you in one of these rides! :smile:
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