Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 16th January 2017

Here are the details of this week’s ride schedule, non members are very welcome to try two of our rides, ideally try, ‘like’ and ’join’. That way the club is suitably insured and we think a fair approach too! Read more…

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Saturday Road Ride Leaders

In order for our Saturday Road Rides to take place, we need volunteers to lead. If you can lead a ride or two (or even more) that would be fantastic and we would like to hear from you. There is a page of guidance and notes to help ride leaders and new riders here. Our amazing club is run purely by volunteers. If you would like to do your bit, here’s your chance. Thank you! Below is a list of ride dates and leaders, where we have them. If you wish to volunteer please leave a note in the comments section … Read more…

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Ride Leader Sub group meeting

A thank you to those who attended this evenings Ride Leader Sub group. The 1st meeting was a success and points raised will be discussed at the Commitee meeting in February. Next meeting date tbc

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Club Road rides – 14th January

Morning all. With many areas around the moors affected by a icy and dangerous road conditions. We have to think about the safety of our members as a priority. Report from Ivybridge where I live, is Icy conditions. Whereas the report from Plymouth confirms warmer temperatures and no ice. Therefore we have decided to continue with the rides for now, pending investigation on the way down to B&Q (I guess I’m the brave soul) A final decision will be made at HQ. I will be there for about 915.  

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Saturday A Road ride – 14th Jan

Thanks to both Phil Williams and Si Rooke for leading the A ride this weekend, route will be; A ride to Totnes, BnQ, Ivybridge, South Brent, Darlington,Totnes, possibly the same route back with some minor changes.

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Saturday C Road ride – 14th Jan

Hoping for Warmer and drier weather this week, as I plan to lead the C ride out to Okehampton. Route will be; Okehampton via Tavistock, with Cafe stop at the Okehampton Train station and a return trip via Lydford / Brentor / Tavistock / Yelverton / Roborough. All eyes on the Cold conditions and a late call to cancel should there be any severe Ice on the roads.  

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Saturday B Road ride – 14th Jan

Thanks to Bill Booth this week, for volunteering his services to lead the B Ride. Route is as follows; From B&Q to Tamar Bridge through Saltash then Hatt and lanes to Callington. Then head across to Tavy thankfully down Gunnislake Hill on the way. At Tavy either cafe stop at Bobs or push on to Fox Tor cafe in Princetown From Princetown normal sprint back down to Plymouth. Full loop 48.2 mile 4619 ft climbing. Weather forecast cold but dry.

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MTB Fun/Social ride Sat 7th January 2017

Hi All, Its the 1st Saturday of the month so another MTB fun/social ride is in order. We will be meeting at the Large rock on the old airfield near Yelverton @10am. We will drive onto an alternative start point. Remember to bring spare clothes for the pub afterwards. Steve

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Saturday B Road ride – 7th Jan

Thanks to Andy Burch for starting off where he left last year in leading the B ride, very much appreciated as ever. His route as follows; Totnes loop, 55 miles 4800 feet of climbing B&Q to Ivybridge to Ermington, up the valley out to Cali Cross,Gara Bridge to Morleigh, hang a left down towards Diptford, then right to Harberton main road to Totnes.Then on to Dartington, right at the top of the hill to Staverton ,cafe stop at the Riverford Farm Shop. Back home by Buckfast, South Brent, Ivybridge to B&Q https://www.strava.com/routes/7065065  

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Saturday C Road ride – 7th Jan 2017

Thanks to Mike Smith for this week, volunteering to take the C ride lead. His route is as follows; Route will be B&Q 0900 Wotter, Princetown, Postbridge, Belliver, Ashburton With coffee at Buckfastleigh then home via South Brent & Ivybridge.  

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1st Road & Ride Leadership Sub Group meeting – 16th January 2017

Happy New year all. Bryan and Becky are looking at holding the above forum/meeting at the Lyneham on the 16th January at 18:30 (no food) The following people have confirmed their interest previously, therefore we ask for confirmation of attendance; Peter Moss Andrew Greaves Andrew Burch Bill Booth Should anyone else be interested then please let us know and note that this doesn’t always have to be the same members for each meeting.  

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Last Social ride of 2016 – 31st Dec

Hi all, hope you have had a lovely Christmas. Not an official Club ride but a chance for a last Social ride in 2016 at a easy B/C type pace. I’m planning on leaving Ivybridge (Assuming wife recovers from Sickness in time) for about 8am and heading towards B&Q for 9am. Was then thinking of route into the South Hams, likely to be a Slapton loop. Aim to be back for about 1-130pm.  

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Andy Burch & JK’s post Xmas ride – Thurs 29th Dec

Posted on behalf of Andy Burch & JK; JK and I are riding the Seaton loop Thus 29th around 45 miles 12/14 pace meeting at the Tamar Bridge at 09:00. If any one wants to join us you are more than welcome, Cafe stop at Seaton Beach cheers

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Justin Stanbrook’s Festive ride – 24th Dec

With Club rides now finished for the year, for those who wish to ride still. Justin Stanbrook has organised a Festive “Non club” ride for Christmas Eve. B&Q to Tavy which dependant on group ability and size we will either go up through Leigham or the cycle path. Gunnislake, Callington and back to Plymouth, Louis tea rooms for the coffee break ride. Pace will be dependant on who wants to ride, the aim is to be back by 1.30 as it’s Christmas Eve Thank you again Justin and Merry Christmas to all.

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Christmas Family Fun ride – 27th December

Date for your Diaries Christmas family fun ride 27th December 2016. Meet at B and Q car park at 10am. All welcome as inclusive ride at a leisurely pace.  Great time to test the new bikes. Plan to cycle up to Yelverton and then possibly Tavistock for some. Bring a packed lunch as it’s a bank holiday so cafe choices may be limited. Any questions please contact Becky Pengelly, comment below or email info@yogicycling.com

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Thank you again to everyone who attended the YOGi Christmas Party last night. A great evening had by all, a simply stunning venue and some good grub too. So thank you to The Orange Chilli Company, for putting on such a good service.   The raffle was also a big success and with your help, we were able to raise £270 on the night for our supported Charity “Dartmoor Rescue”. A huge thanks and special shout out to those below, who donated excellent prizes;   Bikewise Bike Cellar Velo Smith Rockets & Rascals Dog wheels Rockin Bikes Doc Sports Therapy … Read more…

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