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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Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 14th May 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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10-12 Leisure Ride – Saturday 19th May

Just to confirm this ride will take place. Route will be either SE Cornwall via Torpoint –  St John – Cawsand – Whitsand Bay (cafe stop at The Cliff View) Tregantle Fort – Anthony – Torpoint – Coypool/Home 30 Miles or Leigham, Tamerton Foliot – Lopwell – Milton Coombe – Yelverton )cafe stop) Plym Valley – Coypool/Home – If lowish numbers likely reverse direction and have our cafe stop at the Pump House, Lopwell! 25 Miles We will choose at the ride start via the good ole democratic process. Looking froward to riding with whoever joins the ride.

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12 -14 ride sat 19th May

Mike Gould has kindly offered to lead this ride on Saturday, his route  – Out to Kingsbridge via Ivybridge, California cross, Gara bridge and back via Aveton Gifford, Modbury and Brixton or something like that! Around 50 miles. have a good ride.

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14 – 16 ride sat 19th May

Emma and myself are co-leading this week. Emma thought it would be good to ride out to and up Haytor this week, so this is our planned route – HQ – Ivybridge – South Brent –  Buckfastleigh – Ashburton – Heathfield – Bovey Tracey. We will stop here for refreshments (and to rest the legs) before tackling the Haytor climb, stop will be at either Cafe 360 or Cafe 64 depending on the size of the group. Then the return route will be – Bovey Tracey – Haytor – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh – South Brent – Ivybridge – HQ route … Read more…

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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Saturday 19th May 2018

It’s 3rd Saturday of the month, and due to be a beautiful sunny warm day, so planning to start at 10am at New Bridge Carpark, and ride around the Dart Valley/Holne area. There may well be a swim stop along the way, and might be worth bringing a snack/lunch. Back at Newbridge for around 2pm ish. New bridge Carpark is on the road between Two bridges and Ashburton. From Plymouth the quickest route is via the A38, turn off at Ashburton junction, past the garage and signposted towards Two Bridges or Princetown. Travelling from Tavistock way, go over the moor, … Read more…

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Round Two – 3up Team TT – Tues 15th May

On to Round 2, which is a Team Time Trial event on Tuesday 15th May at 630pm using course S3/13S The Modbury / California Cross / Ermington Valley loop (Approx 13 miles). For this event, we are encouraging members to comment below to confirm their attendance. It is planned that this be a 3up TTT, based on the number of riders who took part in round 1. Should we have less numbers, this could be changed to a 2up TTT. Please therefore confirm your name and your riding partner below. If you are unsure who to partner up with, comment with … Read more…

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Saturday 16-18 Road ride – 12th May

David Mitchell is the leading man this weekend, his route and plan as follows; 16-18 ride, doing Deux Alps, then Cadover, Yelverton, Princetown, Tavistock loop, Robbie and I wanna be back early hence the short distance, maybe do it at a fast pace? If anyone else wants to come forward that’s cool, might be a good time for any 14-16 guys who want to step up the pace without the distance, thought I’d offer and see if anyone is up for it?

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10-12 ride, Sat12th May

Been a while since I’ve led a 10-12 ride so looking forward to meeting everyone. We are heading out into the South Hams this week, route will be as follows – HQ- Lyneham Pub – Yealmpton – Modbury – California Cross- Wrangaton. We will stop at the Cafe here. Then its back to HQ via Ivybridge and Plympton. route is 30 miles with 700m elevation. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/2099174 Andy

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14-16 ride 12th May

Phil has offered to lead this week, his route below – I will lead a 14-16 ride this Saturday. HQ-Deux Alpes-Cadover-Walkhampton-Mary Tavy-Lydford-Brentor-Tavi-Yelverton-Home. Approx 48m, 4500ft, cafe stop at Bob’s Tavi after 34m so bring snacks. Hopefully make the cafe before the rain comes in. Phil Knight

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 12th May

Bryan will be taking the 12-14 This weekend, as follows and with thanks l; 12-14 ride will be going to Loddiswell this week with a slightly different route to get there than normal . From HQ standard route to South Brent via Ivybridge and Wrangaton. Then take the road to Avonwick , just pass Avonwick take a right and head through Diptford to Moreleigh. Then pick up the A381 and make our way to Avon Mill cafe at Loddiswell. Then on to California Cross , on to A3121 and a blast down the valley , Yealmpton, Elburton, Embankment road, HQ. … Read more…

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 5th May***slightly revised***

James Thomas takes the 12-14 this weekend; Original plan has now changed. Similar route but 1st it’s a different way up to the moors. https://www.strava.com/routes/13044515 Yelverton and then Princetown. Left towards the Prison and then down into Tavvy for a cafe stop. Then back up from Tavvy, coming out at Dousland and back back to the George and HQ

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Saturday 10-12 Leisure Ride – 5th May

Dan Richmond will be taking the 10-12 Leisure ride this weekend, with the plans as follows; Bobs via the cycle track and Horrabridge then back via Drakes Trail Enjoy your ride all

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 5th May

Justin Cartwright is your man this weekend, plan as follows and thanks again; Route for 14-16. Destination is Siblyback lake. Bridge 9.45 via Crownhill flyover. Callington, Maders, Golberdon, Pensilva, Crow’s Nest. Back via Liskeard, Trerulefoot and ferry. 50 miles, 5000 ft climbing. Weather looking perfect.

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Saturday 16-18 Road ride – 5th May ***830am start***

Tim Halloran will be taking a 16 av ride out to Slapton this weekend, however with a 830am start on this occasion. https://www.strava.com/activities/984155249 Usual meeting place but don’t be late, because blink and your miss him.

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Tuesday 8th May – Road Forum / Focus group

8th May 6:30-7:00pm @ The Lynham Roast and a chat to start. Informal discussion on everything and anything to do with club road rides. More the merrier, new faces welcome. Any questions in particular that anyone wants to raise contact Bryan or Becks.

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Yogi 12-14 ride Saturday 28th April

Mike has volunteered to lead again this week. Please let him know if your going to meet at the Tamar Bridge, his route as follows – 12-14 group ride to Minions via Tamar Bridge (9:30) cafe stop Pensilva return via Torpoint Ferry. 50 miles plus with 3700ft climbing. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27347423 bring plenty of snacks to keep you going. Thanks Mike.

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