Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 12th November 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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YOGi Christmas Party 2018 – final arrangements

  We have 2 tickets left now.  Grab them now before they go.   Make you menu choice when booking. So work out the 3 digit number for when you book. Menu Choice Instructions    Book here for the Xmas Party Tickets: https://webcollect.org.uk/yogi/event/yogi-christmas-party-2018   Saturday 1st December 2018 (Changed from the original date of the 8th December)The Burrator Inn 7pm for 7:30 Meal. Welcome Sparkling Wine /Orange Juice 3 Course Festive Party Meal Coffee and Mince Pies. Live Band – “Hi Lights” @ 9pm – 11:30pm approx.   ** Target Travel Coach from Plymouth Central Park ** Departing promptly at … 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 ride Saturday 17th November

Mike Taylor is leading this week. His route – From HQ out via Leigham, The George, Buckland, Yelverton, Dousland, Burrator loop, Walkhampton, Horrabridge, Long Ash (coffee) then home via Rob Down. Not sure of actual mileage but think it’s just on the 10-12 limit.    

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14-16 ride Saturday 17th November

Phil B has kindly offered to lead this week. His route a follows – HQ — Ivybridge – Gara Bridge – Dartmouth – Totnes – Ivybridge – HQ Cafe stop at the Riverside Shack, Stoke Gabriel. note – 70p charge for ferry at Dartmouth. Around 60 miles with 4500 ft elevation ( a lot less climbing than the last route Phil took us on 🙂  ) Weather looks good, have a good ride all.  

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Roady MTB Adventure ride – 17th Nov

Yorkie is planning a fairly none technical Mountain Bike Ride this coming Saturday. Standard route up the cycle path Cann Woods up to Lee Moor Crossroads, Cadover Bridge, up over Sheepstor, up past the Scout Hut and in to Princetown on the path to the back of the Plume. Fox Tor and back down the railway track, possibly alongside the leats at Burrator then down through Meavy Clearbrook and back down the cycle path. If you’ve got a MTB then have a change, it will be muddy and a bit challenging in places. Weather is looking ok for Sat. Meet … Read more…

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Saturday 10-12 Road ride – 10th Nov

Dan Richmond is kindly taking the 10-12 Ride this weekend; I’m happy to lead a 10-12 to Bobs at Tavi..out via cycle path and horrabridge..and back vis Drake Trail..short ride as I need to be back no later than 1.30 Coffee stop at Bobs

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Saturday 14-16 Ride – 10th Nov

Phil Knight has kindly offered his services this week with thanks 14-16 ride this week – Saturday 10th November. Kingsbridge and South Hams HQ-Ivybridge-Wrangaton-California Cross-Gara Bridge-Moreleigh, then down along the creek leading back to Kingsbridge. Coffee stop at Creek’s End Inn on the quay, back via Aveton Gifford, long steady climb back to Calif Cross, then either sprint down the Erme Valley or take the regular Wrangaton-Ivybridge road home. Around 52 miles, 4000 ft climbing.

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14-16 ride Saturday 3rd Nov

Andy Burch has offered to lead this ride. his plan below – I can take the 14/16 tomorrow Pensilva loop, HQ to Tamar Bridge pick up here 09:30 ish, out to Hatt, back road to Callington out through Golberdon to cafe stop at Trevallicks Farm Shop Back via Merrymeet, Menheniot, Trerulefoot, Polbathic to Torpoint ferry, 50 miles, hoping for a dry run !! https://www.strava.com/routes/11241501

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12-14 ride Saturday 3rd Nov

Terry Casey has offered to lead this ride. His words – Happy to take 12-14, route as follows, HQ, Smithaleigh, backroads to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Wrangaton, Erm Valley, but onto Modbury for coffee. route is 40 + miles.

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Alternate early doors 16+ Ride – 3rd Nov

Thanks again to Matt Robinson; Alternative Early Doors Ride Sat 3rd Nov Meet at YOGi HQ 7.30am Route: Tavistock – Callington – Saltash -Home. Distance: 55 miles Elevation: 4500ft Ave Speed: 16mph+ No cafe stop, we aim to be back for 11am.

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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Sat 27th October 2018

It’s not a formal ride this weekend, but it’s been dry all week, and looking fine for the weekend, so we have an Ad Hoc ride this saturday.   Meet the usual place – 10am at Roborough Rock Carpark (Large rock on the old airfield, near just before Yelverton, when travelling from Plymouth)   Bring a change of clothes, as we will likely end up at the Burrator Inn for Lunch/Snack/Drink.   Not sure who’s leading yet, but I expect we will be back at the Burrator Inn by 2pm ish! John Allan 07824505817

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Alternative Early Doors ride Sat 27th Oct

Matt is again running an early ride this Saturday, details below –   We loved last weeks ride so much we are doing the same again in reverse! Meet @Torpoint Ferry at 7.20am Seaton Loop Approx 50 miles 16mph+ 3500ft climbing No cafe stop en route.

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A Roadies MTB adventure – 27th Sept

Yorkie has kindly planned another one of the ever popular Roady Mtb adventure days out. Non Technical MTB Route will be Cycle Path to Cann Woods Up through the woods to pick up road to witter Cross roads and on to Cadover. Up and over Sheepstor and up past scout hut on the rim wrecker to Fox Tor. Back down railway track to Burrator down through words to Meavy Clearbrook and back down cycle path  

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14-16 ride Saturday 27th October

Back in June this year, Kevin T led a ride out to Bovey Tracey. I quite enjoyed the route, so thought we could do it all over again. Hq – Ivybridge – South Brent – Buckfastleigh – Ashburton – Bickington – Haytor Vale – Bovey Tracey we will stop at Cafe 360 or possibly Cafe 64 depending on numbers. Return will be through Bovey Tracey – Liverton Coldeast – Bickington – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh – SouthBrent – Ivybridge – hq route is around 60 miles with 1500m elevation. full route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/activities/1642042124 see you Saturday. Andy … Read more…


MTB Fun / Social Ride – Saturday 20th October 2018

With an excellent forecast for full sun, and light winds all day tomorrow, it should be a good day for our 3rd Saturday of the Month ride.   Meet at Roborough Rock carpark @ 10am, then drive to a nearby start point. (Large rock on old airfield near Yelverton)   Bring a change of clothes, as we will be back at The Burrator Inn around 2pm for lunch/snack/drink.   Cheers John 07824505817

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