Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 6th May 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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Sat 16-18 Ride 18th May

Apologies for the late posting but plan is for a Dartmoor loop picking up some of the Dartmoor Classic route. So it’s HQ up to Bovey Tracy, Haytor via Becky Falls, down to Pear Tree and out to the full Holne climb, then back across Vennford to Two Bridges, Princetown and back to P-town. Route sort of looks like this. Coffee stop will be at Foxtor on the way back but it’s a long way in to the ride so bring plenty of food! If we find somewhere else and want to stop earlier no problem. Pace will probably be … Read more…

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14 – 16 ride 18th May

Weather forecast looks good, so I thought we could do the Lifton loop. One of my favourite rides. route below – Hq – George Pub – Bere Alston – Gulworthy – Chillaton – Lifton Cafe stop at the Lifton Farm shop back via Launceston – Trebullett- Callington – back lane to Hatt – Saltash- hq route is around 60 miles with quite a lot of elevation, so bring plenty to eat. Route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/activities/943270792 Will be passing the George pub around 9.25 if anyone wants to meet here. Please let me know so we don’t miss … Read more…

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Highway Code & Speed Awareness

Hi all We have received negative feedback on two separate occasions in connection to cycling through the Village of Lutton. Can we ask all riders please, to note this and ensure that we abide by the Highway Code & Speed restrictions; Saturday 11th May – Yogi came through the village of Lutton again this morning at well above 20mph – despite 3 signs on the descent into the village from Sparkwell. The village has several blind bends and cycling too fast is not just menacing to pedestrians on blind narrow lanes. It is dangerous. 24th April – It may or … Read more…

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10-12 (leisure) ride Saturday 11th May

JK will be leading this ride on saturday, here is his plan. We will be doing Torpoint Ferry and out to Cliff top Cafe. around 30 miles round trip.

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12-14 ride Saturday 11th May

Andy Burch has offered to lead again this week – Back lanes ride to Totnes Steamer QuayHQ to lvybridge, Ermington then up the valley to Avonwick, then Diptford,Harberton and cafe stop at Steamer QuayBack via Dartington,Rattery Harbourneford South Brent Ivybridge and home48 miles 4300 ft of climbing, hoping the sun will shinehttps://www.strava.com/routes/18776627

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Early doors ride- 11th May

Early Doors Ride option Sat 11th May Forecast ☀️ ☀️ ☀️ 🤞 Meet at YOGi HQ for 7.00am. Ride out to Yelverton – Tavistock – Lydford – Brentor – Princetown – Yelverton – Home. Distance: 65miles Climbing: 5400ft Ave Speed: 16mph+ No cafe stops so bring food. 🍌

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Sat 16-18 Ride – 11th May

This weeks ride will see us venturing over the water for a trip through Cornwall. Heading out through Callington we’ll climb to Minions before a trip through the Draynes Valley to Jamaica Inn. From here we double back to Dobwalls and on to Looe for a well earned cafe stop. Then it’s back to Hessenford and Torpoint before taking the ferry for home. Distance is around 75 miles with around 6000ft of climbing and sort of looks like this There’s bit of sun in the forecast and a light NW wind could be useful! The only question is who will … Read more…

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The Geraint Thomas Velodrome Trip 2019

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


Early doors ride – 4th May (Alternate meet point 715am)

Early Doors Ride option Sat 4th May 👉Alternate meet point👈 Meet at TORPOINT FERRY for 7.15am crossing. 🚢 🚗 Ride out to Seaton – Liskeard – Minions – Coads Green – Callington – Saltash – Home. Distance: 65miles Climbing: 5000ft Ave Speed: 16mph+ No cafe stops so bring food. 🍌 🤓

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14-16 ride 4th May

Justin Cartright has offered to lead the route he had planned for last week before all rides were cancelled due to the weather. Here is his route – After last weeks efforts, a slightly easier ride this week. HQ, Wrangaton, Cali X, Gara bridge, Morleigh, Slapton, cafe stop in Torcross (Sea Breeze). Way home is Kingsbridge, Aveton Gifford, 3 Mile Climb, Modbury, Ermington and home. 55 miles and 1200m climbing.

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12-14 ride 4th May

Andy Burch is back after his injury and straight in with a ride lead. Here is his route – I can take the 12/14 4th May Louis Tea Room loop HQ , deux alps Cadover Bridge, Yelverton, Dousland, Walkhampton to Tavy Then out to Gunnislake, bit of a climb here to Louis Tea Room for the cafe stop. Home via Callington , back roads to Hatt, Saltash and back over the bridge 46 miles 4500 ft of climbing , hoping for a dry one https://www.strava.com/routes/16890185

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Road rides Cancelled- 27th April

Through discussion and in the Interest of Safety for our Club members. We’ve agreed that tomorrow’s Club rides are unfortunately cancelled, due to the threat of High winds / Stormy weather. It will be just our luck that it turns out glorious, however we simply cannot take any chances and what with current Weather Forecasts. Should you venture out, this is at your own risk and please ride safely. See you all next week

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Saturday 14-16 Ride – 27th April

Headed up by Justin Cartwright Route for 14-16s.After last weeks efforts, a slightly easier ride this week. HQ, Wrangaton, Cali X, Gara bridge, Morleigh, Slapton, cafe stop in Torcross (Sea Breeze). Way home is Kingsbridge, Aveton Gifford, 3 Mile Climb, Modbury, Ermington and home. 55 miles and 1200m climbing.

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