Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 10th October 2016

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…


Saturday C Road ride – 22nd October

With the weather looking favourable, Its a trip to & along the coast this week. The Beach in October, i hear you say!! HQ with Grand Depart at 9am approx, with the intended route heading towards Dartmouth via Ivybridge, Kitford Cross, California Cross, Gara Bridge & Morleigh. From Dartmouth we start heading back via Stoke Fleming, Slapton, Chillaton and into Kingsbridge. We can either stop here for Coffee / Cake or head onto Bigbury Beach (Venus Cafe) assuming it is open??? Its then back via St Annes Chapel, Kingston, Great Torr and Lower Torr with a view to joining back up with the … Read more…

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Saturday A Road ride – 22nd Oct

Thanks to Richard Shotton this week, his route is as follows; HQ to Torpoint Ferry (meet 09:45-10:00) then from Torpoint, Tideford, Blunts, Callington, Louis Tea Room on Kit Hill (booked) and then either main road or back lanes to Saltash Bridge & home. About 44 miles with 3,686 ft Climbing. Strava link https://www.strava.com/routes/6833469 Weather looks good but may be a bit colder than of late.

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Saturday Leisure Ride 22nd October

Leisure Ride will go to Buckfastliegh via Ridgeway, Lee Mills, Ivybridge, South Brent and back the same way. Pace will be according to the slowest rider. Please come prepared for 30 miles, there will be a strong headwind all the way to Buckfast but should be a breeze coming home.

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Saturday B Road ride – 22nd Oct

Thanks to Andy Burch for volunteering his services this weekend, his route is as follows; Lifton Loop B&Q up through Leigham,Estover, pick up at the George 09:30ish Out to Denham Bridge,right on the B3257 to Gulworthy,straight over and out to Chillaton Left here to Crosstown and on to Lifton for a new cafe stop at Lifton Farm Shop (booked) On to Launceston, past the hospital,and back road down to Trebullett straight down to crossroads,then left to Brayshop and Callington.From there we will take the back roads to Hatt then to the bridge and back to Plymouth Usual Bride pace, 57 … Read more…

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Saturday Club rides – 15th Oct

All rides will continue as per Normal with a ride leader and route to be determined on the Morning for the Leisure, A and C rides. Have a great ride all and see you next week.

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Saturday B road ride – 15th Sept

Thanks to Andy Greaves for volunteering to lead the B Ride this weekend, his route is as follows; Yogi B Ride Saturday 15th Oct HQ-out through Plympton to the Lyneham – Yealmpton – Ermington – Avonwick – Totnes – Dartington – Buckfastleigh. Cafe stop at the train station in Buckfastleigh. We then head back home through South Brent – Ivybridge and Plympton. Not so many hills this week, so if any A riders have been considering a B ride please come along and join us. Distance is 47 Miles with 4000 feet elevation. Pace should be around 12-14. Usual Yogi … Read more…

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Saturday 15th Oct – Alternate ride in support of Jonathan Warren

With Winter coming, have you got what it takes for 1 last big ride? As you may or may not be aware, Club member Jonathan Warren is completing a 500km 24 hour challenge, Therefore Justin Stanbrook is planning to ride out to Minions NO SURPRISE THERE!!) for approx 10.15 arrival, to then have a coffee break and rather LARGE piece of cake. By which time Jon should be riding through between 10.30 – 11am Plan is to then ride in Support with him to Whiddon Down and back over the moors to Bovey Tracey. There will be a second coffee break at Moretonhampstead then its … Read more…

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MTB Fun / Social Ride – Saturday 15th October 2016

It’s time for the 3rd Saturday of the month MTB Fun / Social Ride. I thought I’d post early so that anyone that’s not involved in the Afan trip this weekend would know it’s going ahead as normal. The weather looks to be good for the whole weekend. We will meet 1000hrs at the usual place of Roborough Rock car park on the old airfield, near Yelverton, then drive to a start point nearby. Bring a change of clothes, for a trip to The Burrator Inn afterwards for drink and / or food, if anyone else fancies it. John Allan … Read more…

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Saturday C Road ride – 8th Oct

Thankfully with all family and friend birthday parties out of the way for the year, i can finally get back to weekend cycling life. Therefore my route this week is as per the link below; https://www.strava.com/routes/1354749 (Tavi – Launceston – Torpoint loop) This ride may depend on number due to the TdM this weekend, should numbers be low we could look at bringing the B & C group together. Will discuss on morning!  

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Saturday B Road ride – 8th Oct

This weeks B ride is being led by Mark “The Austin Powers” Booker, his route will be a Killer and is as per the link below; Check out this route on Strava: https://www.strava.com/routes/2737963 — Dartmoor via Totnes Should numbers be low for both the B and C due to the TdM this weekend, idea may be to merge the B & C ride. As this looks a great route!!  


Saturday Leisure Road ride – 8th Oct

Thanks to Cindy for volunteering her services this weekend to lead the Leisure ride, her route is as follows; B&Q Depart heading towards Princetown. This will start with a trip up the Plym Valley Cycle path out to Clearbrook, then on towards Yelverton via the Drakes Trail (Pathed). From here its onto Burrator for a loop around and climb back out and up towards Princetown. Cafe stop will be at the Fox Tor Cafe It will then be the same route back and mostly all downhill. Route is approx 34 miles and will be conducted at usual Leisure ride pace. See … Read more…

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Saturday Leisure & C ride – 1st Oct

Both the Leisure ride and C ride,will proceed as per normal with both a Ride leader and route to be determined on the Morning.

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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Saturday 1st Oct 2016

MTB Fun ride – Saturday 1st October 2016 We will meet at Roborough Rock carpark, near Yelverton at 10am as normal. Will drive somewhere nearby to start the ride. Don’t forget to bring spare clothes, as we will go to the pub afterwards for a drink/lunch for those that wish. John 07824505817      

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Saturday A Road ride – 1st Oct

Thanks to Justin Stanbrook for volunteering to lead the A ride this weekend, i’m going to post his route below but you would have all probably guessed it already haha!! So the A ride will be led by myself, going back to my favourite cake stop at minions, route will be Tamar bridge to hart, back roads to callington, then on to rilla mill and up to minions for the cafe stop, from there we will take the fast descent to liskeard and back to treulefoot via menheniot then the main road back to the ferry All in its 45 … Read more…

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