Spring / Summer 2018 – TT Series, Relay & Hill Climb

And so we go again! I’m very pleased to announce the return & 2nd year of our Spring / Summer TT Series. With a mix of both Individual and Team events whilst each month will mark a different course. These events will be club lead and taking place on a Tuesday night rather than a Wednesday this year. This to maximise the numbers of participants. whilst allowing members to continue riding club Wednesday night rides and the possible introduction of a YOGi Chain gang on Wednesdays also. We had a excellent turn out last year and i’m hoping we can … Read more…

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** Outdoor Specific MTB 1st Aid Course – 2 day **

** Outdoor Specific MTB 1st Aid Course – 2 day ** 28/29th April 2018 It’s now past 3 years when a number of us did our 2 day First aid course, so I’ve arranged for another course. Details Weekend of 28/29th April 2018 Venue: our house (Mannamead), same as last time. Saves the cost of a venue and it’s easier to arrange. Outdoor Specific 1st Aid Course Duration: 2 Days This 2-day course is designed for group leaders working in remote areas. This course is recognised by all outdoor governing bodies as well as exceeding the recommendations for the HSE … Read more…

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Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 16th April 2018

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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YOGI 12-14 Ride – 21st April

Thanks to Mike Woodrow and James Thomas this week, for volunteering to take the 12-14’s Full route to be confirmed in due course, however for now i can confirm its a trip to the Seaside, Seaton for that matter Thanks both

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YOGi 10-12 Ride – 21st April

Terry Casey has kindly stepped in as leader this weekend for the Leisure 10-12 ride; Plan is as follows; South Brent via Ivybridge and Ermington. Coffee stop at the Rowan Tree in South Brent. It’s a 30 mile round trip and flat(ish) (under 2000 feet).

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Club Kit ***Now ready to collect***

Club kit is now ready to collect for those who placed order. Pm, message me (07772707210) or email info@yogicycling.com to arrange collection. I do also have a number of different sized jerseys and bib shorts in Stock and in both the Team and pro range. This includes Wind vests and Thermal LS Jerseys.  1st come 1st Serve and when gone, next order not likely until after the Summer season. Thanks Alex

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14-16 Road ride – 21st April

Phil Knight is taking the 14-16 ride this coming weekend; Weather looks set so I propose Wrangaton – Buckfastleigh – Ashburton, then a climb up to Dartmeet and on to cafe stop at Fox Tor. Then straight back to HQ. 50 miles and almost 5000ft climbing, with late cafe stop (35 miles) so bring plenty of on-board snacks

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Saturday Leisure Ride – 14th April

Now that the warmer weather is finally promised we are making a big effort to ensure this particular ride takes place every Saturday! To help ensure it does, if no other volunteers come forward then one of the committee will lead it, and for this ride it is my pleasure to take a turn. Ideally some of you who are reading this will be quite new to riding, not yet a club member but considering club cycling. It is also for those who choose to ride at this pace for the have a pure social pleasure in doing so. This … Read more…

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Yogi 14-16 ride Saturday 14th April

The plan for this week is the reverse route of a ride we did at the end of last year – HQ- Cot Hill- Plymstock – Yealmpton – Ermington – Wrangaton – California Cross – Gara Bridge -Moreleigh -Loddiswell for a cafe stop at the Avon Mill Garden Centre, then – California Cross – Wrangaton – Ivybridge – Plympton – HQ. Route is around 50 miles with 1200m elevation. full route can viewed and downloaded here – https://www.strava.com/routes/12662554 weather is looking dry for a change. See you Saturday Andy    

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Round 1 – Spring / Summer TT – 17th April

Round 1 starts off with a Individual Time Trial next Tuesday 17th April at 630pm using the well known Ermington Valley course. Starting at the very bottom of the Course (Westlake Junction). It will be a ride up to the valley to just beyond the Kitford Cross junction. A quick and safe turn around and then back down the valley to the start / finish line. (approx 10 miles) For full details of the schedule see link below. Spring / Summer 2018 – TT Series, Relay & Hill Climb We will need volunteers for time keeping and as Marshalls. So … Read more…

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2018 Prudential Ride London Surrey – Team Entry Opportunity

New Info – British Cycling have given the deadline for all registrations to Friday 25th May.  Therefore I am able to extend the deadline for applying for a team place until Friday 11th May.   Once again as a British Cycling Affiliated club we have been offered the opportunity to enter teams into the Prudential Ride London 2018 We have been given one all Female team and one Mixed team (2 males/2 females). The event takes place on Sunday 29th July and each rider within the team must pay their own entry fee (£69) and complete the online entry form; … Read more…

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Yogi 14-16 ride Saturday 7th April

Andy Burch is are ride leader this week, his route below – Seaton loop https://www.strava.com/routes/7065121 B&Q to Tamar bridge meet here at 09:30 ish Hatt, Pilaton, Blunts,Tideford Cross,Cutmere Trerulefoot,Bake Hessenford Cafe stop at Seaton Return via Downderry,Tregantle (Torpoint option) Rame Head, Kingsand,Millbrook St John Torpoint 50 miles

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Saturday 10-12 Leisure Road ride – 7th April

Helen Ould is kindly taking the Leisure ride this weekend; Planning for a straightforward Buckfastleigh ride via Wrangaton. It is 38 miles, with a cafe stop at the railway cafe at Buckfastleigh The Strava route link is below and which is a copy from a previous ride https://www.strava.com/activities/1260684171

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Yogi 14- 16 ride Saturday 31st March

This week we are heading out to Tavistock, Brentor & Lydford. Route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/12274694 Cafe stop will be at Bobs in Tavistock at over 30+ miles into the ride, so please bring plenty of snacks to keep going. Route is 45 miles with 1200 elevation. see you Saturday Andy

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 31st March

Kevs a man on a roll, thanks again for volunteering to take the 12-14 ride with the route as follows; https://www.strava.com/routes/12455747 Cafe stop at Valley view in Loddiswell

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***YOGi Castelli Kit Update***

Hi all Great news, our kit is due to be ready from Italy for the 11th April and just in time for Sportive season. Please note that this is a estimated date only at present, but once it has landed i’ll send out another update on how to collect for those who have ordered or how to purchase from the extra stock brought in. Please note that this will be on a 1st come 1st serve basis and no reserves. Looking forward to seeing you in our new Castelli YOGi team wear

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16 -18 ride 24th March

Steve Cross has offered to lead this week. His route – Happy to lead a 16-18 (leaning more to 16 with a bit more distance) ride, Lydford Strawberry Fields cafe, Launceston etc. 100k ride.

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 24th March

The two Andy’s lead the way on Saturday with the following plan; Saturday 14/16 route https://www.strava.com/routes/11241501 Andy B Andy G joint ride Pensilva loop B&Q pick up at Tamar Bridge 09:30 ish Out to Hatt, back road to Callington,to Kelly Bray, left to Golberton on to cafe stop at Trevallicks Farm Shop, then down hill all the way (honest !) Merrymeet, Doddycross Bethany,Trerulefoot,St Germans and back via Torpoint Ferry 50 miles 4K ft of climbing, hoping for a dry one

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