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Cambridge to Milton Keynes to Oxford

Cambridge to Milton Keynes to Oxford – August 22/23 2020

Charity – Kehorne will be using this event to raise some money for Orchid Male Cancer

Visit our Just Giving page to donate. Every little helps and 100% of the money donated goes to charity, we spend our own money to do the trip.
This is just for Kehorne so don’t think for one minute you are expected to get involved in this side of the trip!

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Closing date to secure spot 14th August 2020
Train and hotel bookings are your own responsibility
Cambridge to Milton Keynes to Oxford
22nd – 23rd August
Staying at Premier Inn – Milton Keynes Central (Theatre District) hotel on Saturday 22nd August

Day 1
Earlier train Saturday morning to Paddington (currently the 8:08 from Slough, arrives Paddington 8:22), cycle to Kings Cross (25 minutes), train to Cambridge at 09:12, arrive at Cambridge at 10:00 am
Then Cambridge to Milton Keynes – 50 miles (roughly 5 hours cycling, with an hour for lunch)

Train details – The slow trains to Paddington do not need any booking for cycle space bookings, only the fast train.
Train from Kings Cross to Cambridge – no cycle space needs booking – just turn up and jump on!



Day 2

Cycle from Milton Keynes to Oxford – 40 miles (roughly 4 hours cycling)
Train from Oxford to Slough – 16:30, arrive at Slough at 17:13 – again fast trains need cycle spaces pre-booked, slow trains no problem.
But, there are options other than that, cycle further, stay in Oxford or get the train back.

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Other useful information

Evening in Milton Keynes…assuming anyone feeling like it, we propose just wandering out of the hotel, finding a nice place to eat and go for a couple of drinks… nothing big or late…we’re too old!

Next event – early stages of the plan!

We have a plan to do a cycle ride along the Cycle Route from Oxford to Cambridge in mid to late August with an overnight stay in Milton Keynes.

Just a plan at this stage but hopefully we can get a few people together …. keep an eye out for more info as the plan comes together….

What are our plans, given the current situation…

Well, we had originally planned to start doing casual weekend bike rides in the spring, but what with ‘one thing and another’ that has not been possible. So until we have a clear idea on when we can actually meet as a group we are not planning anything. Our current plan is to start doing them in the Autumn, and they will be organised routes with clear start and end points and times, of varying distances and complexity.

Our first one will be a round Reading route, with a stop at the Lodden Brewery, then through Henley and back to Reading. The whole route is 19 miles, and has one biggish hill and another smaller hill.

We are posting pictures of our rides on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/itsonlycycling), and if you want to be featured, use the #itsonlycycling tag on your posts.

Check back soon, to see if we have any updates, stay safe, keep cycling 🙂