YOGi Cycling AGM – Sat 14th Sep 2019

Hi All, You are invited to attend the YOGi AGM at 1pm, Saturday 14th September at Roborough Village Hall and help us celebrate the start of our 9th year as a British Cycling affiliated club and (we believe!) the 32nd of our clubs history. Truth is it was all so informal in those early days non of us can be certain. If you choose to drive, we advise parking on the road that bisects Roborough village, it is a ‘No Through Road’ accessed from the A376 dual carriageway approx. 400M before the Tesco Roundabout (from Yelverton). Very limited parking is … Read more…

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Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 19th August 2019

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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Stock Castelli Club Kit ***Available for purchase***

With Spring / Summer in the air, theres no better time than to purchase Stock available YOGi Castelli kit. I have the following in stock and available immediately for purchase. However note this is on 1st come 1st serve and I will not reserve; Womens Aero (Race cut) BibShorts – S=1 / M=2/ L=4 Womens Maratona (Club cut) Jersey – S=1 / M=1 / L=1 Mens Volo (Club cut) BibShorts – M=4 / L=1 / XXL=3 / XXXL=1 Mens Maratona (Club cut) Jersey – M=3 / L=1 / XXL=2 Mens Aero (Race cut) BibShorts – M=1 / L=1 / XL=1 … 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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14-16 ride Saturday 14th Sept – AGM ride

Phil has kindly offered to lead this week, here is his plan for the route. Happy to lead 14/16 ride this week, which will call in at Roborough Hall. Route:HQ-George-Roborough-Denham Bridge-Chillaton-Tavistock(café stop at Bobs)-Walhampton-Yelverton-Roborough Hall(AGM)-HQ. 36 miles to AGM, back to HQ is 41m total, with 3718ft elevation. https://www.strava.com/routes/21665612

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12-14 Road ride – 7th Sept

Alan Farnell has agreed to lead a 12-14 ride. Same route as my solo last Sunday. Seaton via ferry and Rame. Back via Polbathic and Antony to ferry. Coffee stop at either Hill Top or Seaton. 44 miles and quite hilly, so pace will be 13mph. Route is on Strava

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14-16 Road ride – 7th Sept

7th Sept 14/16 to Talland Bay Looe/Polperro loop As summer draws to a close, a trip to the beach ! From HQ along the embankment through town to the Torpoint Ferry for 09:30 then out to Anthony, Crafthole and coast road to Seaton. Then a hill challenge on the back road past the Monkey Sanctuary to Looe then out on the Polperro road and drop down to Talland Bay beach cafe Return via the same route to No Mans Land, Widegates and Hessenford, Polbathic and back to Torpoint for the ferry back 52 miles around 5k of climbing, weather looks … Read more…

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The Geraint Thomas Velodrome Trip 2019 ***CANCELLED***

Hi all I’ve provisionally booked our Annual trip to the Newport (Geraint Thomas) National Velodrome of Wales on Sunday 13th October 11am – 3pm Please confirm your interest to attend. Last years cost for the trip was £42 and which includes 4 hour Velodrome hire, an accredited coach to lead the session and individual bike hire. I’m hoping and dependant on numbers that this remains a similar cost for this year. Full details of the event/ agenda will be posted nearer to the time. Just names interested for now please

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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Sat 7th Sep 2019

It’s the first Saturday of the month this Saturday so planning on leading the classic stepping stones route. Plenty of swimming spots and a pint on route if we wish🍻 Meet at Roborough rock at 10am, then drive on to start somewhere near the Whiteworks cottages👍 That is the large rock on the old airfield, just before Yelverton on the left (travelling from Plymouth) Bring a change of clothes for the Pub afterwards. On on Windy 07827353972

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Roadies Christmas Party

for those who don’t use facebook, here’s the message I have posted – This year there is no joint Christmas get together with the Yogi MTB’ers. So far we have an option to book the Nibana in Crownhill for around 40 people on the 15th November (Friday) Before we book I need to know potential numbers of people who would be interested in attending. If we have more than this we will try and find another venue, (possibly the Burrator Inn?). Price will be around £22 per person but will confirm once booked. Please can you message below if interested … Read more…

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Road 12-14 Ride – 24th Aug

Dan is kindly taking lead of the 12-14 this weekend Route to Ivybridge, Marley head, Dartington, cycle path/road to coffee stop (Buckfastleigh @Leaping Salmon). Back through Buckfstleigh, South Brent, Ivybridge.

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14-16 ride Sat 24 Aug

Justin Cartright is leading this week. Here is his route, cafe stops at Bob’s cafe in Tavistock – https://www.strava.com/routes/21259864?fbclid=IwAR1gYmrsH4EUEK6Xi_DzVarQr4LwwEU8hfEzZu4IJjFtfQyBY9G1LT8lFbU 56 miles 1500m Elevation.

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16-18 Saturday 17th Aug

Bill Francis has offered to lead this ride. Thanks Bill. Here is his plan – I will try to lead a Lettaford Loop ride (76 miles ish with rolling hills)Deux alps, Yelverton, Princetown Lettaford then down Haytor coffee at Bovey home via Ashburton.

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14-16 ride Saturday 17th Aug

So the forecast is for it to be dry after Friday’s rain. As we haven’t been out this way for a while (although Phil K almost made it to Salcombe on one ride while we were heading to Kingsbridge!) I thought we could a ride out to Salcombe, stopping at the Wink Prawn at North Sands. Route will be HQ – out of Plympton a slightly different way – Ivybridge – Wrangaton – California Cross – Loddiswell – Kingsbridge – Salcombe – Winking Prawn – Malborough – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Ermington – Ivybridge – Plympton – HQ full … Read more…

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10-12 Leisure ride 17th Aug

Terry has very kindly offered to lead this week. Here is his route – HQ, Lee Mill, ivybridge, Wrangaton, Cali X. Coffee at the Lazy Cow in Modbury. Return to HQ via Ermington and Ivybridge. Just over 30 miles and under 2000 feet.

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August 2019 – Commitee Meeting minutes

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Saturday 10th August – Club Road rides Cancelled

Hi All, well the weather though not as certain. Is still looking dodgy for tomorrow morning so regrettably we are cancelling the road rides. In August what 😩! Safety has to come first and no one has come forward to lead, so makes the decision a bit easier. Anyone wanting to take a ride on Sunday please post route, meet time etc.

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