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Toby Scott is your ride leader this weekend, his route as follows with thanks; 12-14, HQ-Tamerton-Lopwell-Denholm bridge-Kitt Hill-Saltash. Hilly but easy pace
Hi all I cannot believe that a whole year has passed since our last visit. Therefore I’m super excited to announce that this returns again this year and we have a booking at the Newport Velodrome for Sunday 7th October, with track time 12 noon – 4 pm. So that I can now work out the cost per head, please confirm your DEFINITE interest to attend the event. The cost per head will again include the 4 hour Velodrome hire, an accredited coach to lead the session and individual bike hire. I will again be in need of Designated drivers, to which I … Read more…
Justin Stanbrook is the man to blame for the pain this weekend!!! 14-16 ride for Saturday, it’s a return to Bodmin moor for us From HQ it’s a short ride to the ferry, from there out through polbathic, picking up the looe road slowly making our way out to bolventor and Jamaica inn, coffee stop is either at draynes cafe or sibleyback before making our way back to the torpoint ferry Route is 65 miles and 4800ft of climbing This route includes duloe hill! It’s bound to have a few moans and groans going up it 75% of the climbing … Read more…
Sadly this week’s TT has been cancelled. We just don’t have the numbers confirming their wish to participate and gaining volunteers during the Summer holidays is a nightmare. We will review at the end of August / beginning September. Watch out for the Post in August detailing the October Velodrome trip
Michael Taylor is your man who can this weekend; For the 10-12 group think we’ll head out to Foxtor but via Sparkwell Zoo, Cornwood, Dragon Hill, Yelverton and Peek Hill. Return back via Yelverton then – for those who want to – Roborough Down. For those reluctant to then via the Cycle Path. Not sure of the exact mileage but prob around 35 or so.
The welcome return of Tacky Tours Non Technical Mountain Bike Rides takes place this Saturday. Meet usual time B N Q Car Park Coypool. Leisurely amble up the cycle path maybe hang a right into Cann Woods and make for Elfordleigh road to Wotter Crossroads. Up to Cadover then Over to Sheepstor. Climb past the scout hut and up to The Top of the rim wrecker. Follow trail on the newly laid path past Military Outward Bound Centre to Princetown and coffee n cake at Fox Tor. Return down the railway track to the Leats and drop through woods to … Read more…
Andy Burch is to take the 14/16 ride tomorrow A trip to Talland Bay (Polperro) HQ along Embankment through town,Armada Way to the Torpoint ferry,meet here at 09:30 ish. Off the ferry turn left on to Marine Drive then Trevol Road to Anthony, then coast road to Seaton,then up Looe Hill and back roads to Looe Over the bridge and out on the Polperro road to Barcelona, then drop down left to the cafe stop On the beach at Talland Bay Home via reverse route, 50 miles 5k of climbing🚵🚵😎 https://www.strava.com/routes/14437061
The YOGi Kit Shop has been Re-opened due to popular demand & lack of remaining stock Order here -> https://webcollect.org.uk/yogi Click on the YOGI Kit Shop and order online using the Online Direct debit method. This is a one off Payment The absolute deadline for orders will be Mid-August Please be aware that this will be the last Kit order for 2018 and so if your thinking of purchasing as a Christmas gift, you need to get your order in!!!!! This order opportunity is perfect for those who missed out last time and / or unable to purchase from Stock due … Read more…
For those wanting to take part in these rides today. All will go ahead as per usual, whilst we ask that a ride leader and route is determined on the morning to allow them to do so Thanks in advance
Big thanks to a returning Debbie McCall who will.be taking the 10-12 Club ride this weekend Full route can be found below https://www.strava.com/routes/14296056
Due to some wanting to get back in good time for footy Tim is meeting Robbie at the George Junction for 8am and riding the following; Moretonhampstead/Bovey/Ivybridge loop. Probably stopping at Bovey Cafe 360. 16-18 average.
With it being the Nello Sportive this weekend, we will be a little thin on the ground for Riders. However the 12-14, 16-18 and 18+ rides will still proceed and a ride leader / route can be determined on the morning. Assuming we have the interest in these rides. Have a good weekend all
Kev T has kindly offered to take the 10-12 Leisure ride this weekend, Torpoint-Sheviock-Crafthole-Freathy (coffee)- Cawsand-Millbrook-St.John-Torpoint https://www.strava.com/routes/13923362
With the Dartmoor Classic upon us, Justin Stanbrook is leading a club training ride in prep for the Classic; Leaving HQ going Via Duex alpes, dousland, then heading out Moretonhsmpstead via Princetown, coffee stop at Bovey Tracey then back to Plymouth via Haytor and Buckfastleigh Route is 65 miles with 6300ft of climbing, so bring your climbing legs with you! OUCH!!!
We are still in need of a 12-14 and 16-18 Ride leader tomorrow. These rides will proceed as planned and both a leader / route can be determined on the morning should we not have anyone come forward in advance.