Boot camp at 09:00 on the first Sunday of the year!
We had to be careful in the morning as the route moved onto lanes that had not been salted. While the sun was pleasant it was ineffective. Savernake Forest was great.
The Food Gallery in Marlborough provided a welcome late breakfast for us before we rode up to Hackpen 2. Thereafter we faced a chilling and strong North-Easterly, but this did not stop us getting back to Wantage for coffee and chat by 2:30pm.