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Rides continue as per normal this morning but with every sense of the word Careful Route and leaders need to be determined for the 10-12, 12-14 & 16-18. Have a good ride all and take it easy
Andy Greaves is the 14-16 Group leader this week, with thanks. The plan; This weeks ride as follows, please note I will be staying on main roads this week as much as possible due to the recent weather, unsure what condition the back lanes will not be in- HQ – Tamar Bridge – should be here between 9.30-9.40 if anyone wants to meet here, please let me know. Saltash-Callington-Gunnislake-Tavistock Stop will be at Bob’s Cafe return route – Whitchurch-Horrabridge-Walkhampton-Yelverton-Cadover-Borrington-Plympton-HQ Distance is 43 miles with 1300m elevation. I’m expecting the pace to be around 14 this week, hills, winter, mince pies … Read more…
Mike Smith will be again leading the 16-18 ride this weekend, B&Q 0900 – Wotter – Yelverton – Gunniuslake – Callington – Pensilva – Minions – Bolventor – Dobwalls – Looe – Hessenford – Torpoint. Not sure on where to stop though for coffee. I think Hessenford road may be off limits? My attendance depends on the hangover i have from my work do the night before!!!
Hi all Its that wonderful time of year again, where we dress up in our Festive wear (Although not Compulsory) and get on our bikes for the annual YOGi Christmas Road ride. As is tradition, the last ride of 2017 finishes at the Burrator Inn for a bit of a social. Meeting for approx 945am with ride depart at 10am. Parking is available at the Inn or for those cycling, a change of clothing can be left safely in the pub (TBC) or other riders car for the social later. For those cycling to the venue, there will be a … Read more…
Both the 10-12 (Leisure) and 12-14 rides go ahead as planned tomorrow. We kindly ask that a leader and route is determined on the morning please. Have a good weekend and see you next
Andy Greaves is your ride leader this week, his route; Yogi 14-16 ride – Sat 2nd December route as follows – HQ out to Ivybridge, note the slightly different route to get out of Plympton (see Strava map below), Wrangaton, California Cross, Loddiswell. Cafe stop will be at the Aune Valley cafe, just up the hill from the Avon Mill bridge. After the stop we continue up the hill to the cross roads where we turn left and head for Moreleigh, Gara bridge, California cross, Wrangaton cross, blast down the valley to Ermington, Yealmpton, Brixton, Elburton, right onto Haye road, … Read more…
Michael Smith is the man to lead the 16-18 this weekend, plan is as follows; 16 ride for Saturday. B&Q, Roborough, Tavy, Sourton, Holsworthy (coffee), Launceston then Saltash. Can be a quick route but will be respecting the 16-18 pace.
These rides will continue as per normal with a 9am depart from Yogi Hq We kindly ask that a rider steps forward to lead and determine a route on the morning See you then
Thanks to JK this weekend for leading; 9am Hq depart to Ferry. Torpoint. St John. Millbrook. Anderton. Cliftop Cafe. Tregantle. Torpoint. Home.
Thanks to Jonathan Warren this week; The 14-16 route will go via Saltash, back road out to Callington towards St Cleer and down to Polbathic, Antony, Torpoint and home. About 4000ft so not exactly flat but not as hilly as last week either 🙂 Anyone who wants to meet at Tamar Bridge for 14-16 it’ll be 9.30
Hi all Thank you for your continued patience over the past few months and since the AGM when it was revealed that we would be going with Castelli for all of our Road cycling kit (MTB kit in a DH/Enduro Style will follow in due course) It’s been a busy few months since then with ensuring the kit design was implemented within the applicable Castelli cuts. Plus a few minor tweaks to improve the overall look also of both the Jersey and specifically the shorts. So we are delighted to confirm the following final designs and that we have opted … Read more…
Thank you to Andy Burch for lending his services to lead the 14-16 Group this weekend. Plan is as follows; Bellever forest loop, Cafe stop at the Foxtor, incorporating the Coffin Stone, amongst some other inclines 🚴
Mike Smith will lead the 16-18 ride on Saturday; B&Q – Wotter – Yelverton – Princetown – Postbridge – Widdicombe – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh for coffee and Home. Thanks for volunteering Mike
Yogi 12-14 ride 18th November This week I’ve planned a slightly shorter ride but with two good hill challenges to make up for it. Route as follows – HQ – Roborough – Denham Bridge (first climb) – Bere Alston – Gulworthy – Gunnislake (2nd climb) – on to Louis Tea Room for refreshments, well earned after Gunnislake hill! Return route will be Callington – back lanes to Hatt – Saltash – Tamar Bridge – Crownhill – HQ Route is around 40 miles with 1150m of elevation. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/3237347 Andy Greaves
Ski has very kindly offered his services this weekend in leading the Leisure ride. As below; Leisure ride for this saturday. George junction, Yelverton, Dousland, Burrator, Sheepstor, Cadover, Wotter and down dragon hill to Cornwood for a big breakfast morning Then either home or extend depending on how full we all are