Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 24th November
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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
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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 required for this weeks leisure ride!
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Help please!  We need someone to lead the Leisure ride this weekend. Route needs to be approx. 30 miles. Please let us know if you can help. Many thanks  

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Saturday 16 Road Ride – 22nd Nov
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This week’s suffering will be delivered by our very own rising star, James ‘Gammy Leg’ Cox who has chosen a route that plays to his particular strengths i.e. uphill and lots of it, thanks for that James! So the route: From YOGi HQ it’s Deux Alpes – Yeleverton – Horrabridge – Jordan Lane – Pork & Merrivale – Postbridge – Morty – Dunsford (skilfully failing to mention Doccombe in the route description!) – Down the valley to Bovey Tracey – Haytor – Ashburton and the long grind home!  Suggested cafe stop is Darmoor Lodge but the usual flexibility applies. Overall route is … Read more…

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Saturday Leisure Ride – 22nd November
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It’s my turn to lead the Leisure Ride this week and, as everyone seemed to like it (or didn’t say otherwise!), I thought we’d use the route that we tried out the last time I led. Meet at B&Q at 09:00 and then exit Plymouth via the Ridgeway, Deep Lane, Lee Mill and the cycle path to Ivybridge. Here we’ll cross the A38 and head toward Ermington but take the left turn to Penquit. From Penquit we’ll cross the Erme valley and ride up the hill to take the Ridge Road to the top of the Erme Valley and Kittaford … Read more…

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Saturday 12 Road Ride – 22nd November
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Hi all, Will Watts is your man with a plan (route) this week, enjoy. Usual meet point, B&Q car park, Plympton, 09:00. A route for Saturday to get work up a thirst for the Social at the Hyde Park! From B&Q – Newnham – Duex Alps – Bickleigh – Denham Bridge – Bere Alston – Gulworthy – Tavistock – Whitchurch – Horrabridge – Walkhampton – Yelverton – Roborough Downs – Crownhill – Forder Valley – B&Q. Total distance 42 miles approx.

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Saturday 14 Road Ride – 22nd November
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Having procrastinated long enough in the forlorn hope the weather forecast will improve, it hasn’t really done so! But with positive head firmly planted I remind myself that it is better to ignore them anyway.  Instead at 7:30 on Saturday morning take a cursory glance through the curtains and decide whether to go back to the warmth of the duvet or shove the pre ride porridge in to the microwave and jump in the shower.  But when you are leading the ride it’s not quite so easy to do that without feeling extra guilty!  Nevertheless here’s my caveat, if it’s really wet and hence unlikely … Read more…

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YOGi Xmas Do – Saturday 13 December – get your tickets!
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Hurry up and get your tickets This year’s Christmas party will be held at the Treasury Bar in Plymouth. We have the same venue as last year. Party includes: buffet, welcome drink, prizes, secret santa and DJ – oh and of course the usual YOGi banter. Tickets are £20. Partners/spouses are welcome too. Order yours here or pay me cash at B&Q on Saturday mornings when we meet.

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Saturday 16 Road Ride – 15th November
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Maximum slackness this week Thought we could have another go at the Roadford trip this week, assuming we’re not, errm, rained off again! Same route I posted before and standard 16 rules apply (steady pace but determined by those riding) Happy to go with the flow if anyone has another route they’d rather do! Hopefully see you tomorrow…

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MTB Duathlon – XC Race & Cross Country Run – Stinger – Newnham Park
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Don’t forget the Stinger event is this Sunday 16th Nov at Newnham Park Either enter or come and support Yogi members that are putting themselves through the mill! Online entry has closed, but there are still places available on the day. Registration open at 9am, race start at 11am. Various Categories – Pairs, Male/female. Ride and Run or share the Running with someone you know. Click for more info http://www.fullysussed.co.uk/stinger-duathlon.html

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MTB Fun/Social ride – Saturday 15th Nov
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3rd Saturday of the month has arrived again, so it’s the MTB Fun/Social ride tomorrow. We will meet 10am at Roborough Rock – Saturday 15th Nov (Carpark just north of the Large rock on the old airfield, nr Yelverton) We’ll be riding something reasonably sheltered for most of the ride, but it may rain at times, so come suitably dressed. also a change of clothes for afterwards as we’ll drop in to the Pub for Drink/Snack/Lunch afterwards. John 07824505817

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Saturday 12 Road Ride – 15th November
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This ride is almost a carbon copy of the route I led back at the beginning of October which proved to be quite popular with those that struggled in the headwind to Princetown. Hopefully, the weather will be good this time although early forecasts are for rain and more strong winds…… A typical November then! We will meet at B&Q as usual and then head out through Plympton to Newnham Park where we will turn left and head up the first climb of the day. After the descent and subsequent second climb up to Wotter, we will bear right at … Read more…

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Saturday Leisure Ride – 15th November
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Hi all, Mike Taylor has kindly volunteered to lead this week’s ride, hopefully the weather will hold out for you, either way I’m sure it will be a great ride, enjoy. Usual start point, 09:00 B&Q car park, Plympton. You’re then heading into Cornwall to via Torpoint to Tregantle, St John, Millbrook, Mt Edgcumbe, Kingsand/Cawsand, coffee stop at Cliff Top cafe near Freathy then onto Tregantle. After Tregantle down to Anthony and back to Torpoint. Distance about 32-ish miles.

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Saturday 14 Ride, 15th Nov …wet and wild to Seaton?
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Well, forecast shows we could have a bit of sun, a bit of a breeze, bit of water and maybe the odd roll of thunder and flash of lightning – perfect for a day trip to the coast! This week we’ll be heading to the café at Seaton, slightly different route though with the standard start to the ferry …and yes any late risers we’ll be on the 09:45 if all goes to plan so meet us there.  Once in Torpoint we’ll head out past Raleigh before heading on the Trerulefoot road out to Anthony and the climb up to Tregantle.  … Read more…

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Saturday 14 Road Ride – 8th November
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This week’s ride will be led by me and will see us follow an old favorite route to Loddiswell. We will head through Plympton, Ivybridge, California Cross and onto Loddiswell where we will have our cafe stop at the Avon Mill Garden Centre. Distance: 45 miles Weather: yuk Cake: good coffee: warm  

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