Author Archives: Alex Haste

Saturday leisure 10-12 Ride – 28th Sept

If the weathers OK, Dan Richmond Hope’s to lead a leisure. Depending on numbers the route will be lee mill, cornwood, dragon hill, cadover then either via meavy or burator to yelverton…Dartmoor bakery, Vieira’s or farm shop (numbers dependant) then back via safest route

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 21st September

Phil knight is the main man this weekend: Here’s the route Yogi HQ to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Wrangaton, California Cross, Loddiswell, South Milton, Aveton Gifford, Modbury, Ermington, HQ. https://www.strava.com/routes/21854966

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Saturday Leisure ride – 21st September

Michael Taylor has kindly offered to take the leisure ride. Out to Long Ash for coffee via Sparkwell, Cornwood, Dragon Hill to Yelverton.

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12-14 Road ride – 7th Sept

Alan Farnell has agreed to lead a 12-14 ride. Same route as my solo last Sunday. Seaton via ferry and Rame. Back via Polbathic and Antony to ferry. Coffee stop at either Hill Top or Seaton. 44 miles and quite hilly, so pace will be 13mph. Route is on Strava

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14-16 Road ride – 7th Sept

7th Sept 14/16 to Talland Bay Looe/Polperro loop As summer draws to a close, a trip to the beach ! From HQ along the embankment through town to the Torpoint Ferry for 09:30 then out to Anthony, Crafthole and coast road to Seaton. Then a hill challenge on the back road past the Monkey Sanctuary to Looe then out on the Polperro road and drop down to Talland Bay beach cafe Return via the same route to No Mans Land, Widegates and Hessenford, Polbathic and back to Torpoint for the ferry back 52 miles around 5k of climbing, weather looks … Read more…

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The Geraint Thomas Velodrome Trip 2019 ***CANCELLED***

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

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Road 12-14 Ride – 24th Aug

Dan is kindly taking lead of the 12-14 this weekend Route to Ivybridge, Marley head, Dartington, cycle path/road to coffee stop (Buckfastleigh @Leaping Salmon). Back through Buckfstleigh, South Brent, Ivybridge.

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August 2019 – Commitee Meeting minutes

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Saturday 10th August – Club Road rides Cancelled

Hi All, well the weather though not as certain. Is still looking dodgy for tomorrow morning so regrettably we are cancelling the road rides. In August what 😩! Safety has to come first and no one has come forward to lead, so makes the decision a bit easier. Anyone wanting to take a ride on Sunday please post route, meet time etc.

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16-18 ride Saturday 27th July

With thanks to Bill for volunteering to ride lead this route again. Okehampton loop starting from HQ. Leigham, Tavy, Lydford, Okehampton, Moretonhamstead, Bovey cafe stop at 360.. Approx 76 miles 6000 ft of hills.

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June 2019 – Commitee minutes

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Early doors ride – 7am (Different start place)

Early Doors Ride option Sat 29th June ALTERNATIVE MEET POINT – The Elburton Inn @7am ⏰ Ride – Slapton Loop Distance: 63 miles Climbing: 5000ft Ave Speed: 16mph+ No cafe stops so bring food. 🍌 🍌 🍌

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Saturday 12-14 ride – 22nd June

Dan Richmond has kindly offered to take this ride; Hq to Sparkwell, cornwood, ivybridge, wrangerton, cali cross to the lazy fox at modbury..then back along the valley…with an opportunity to do a noss loop (if anyone is interested)

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Emma’s Excellent Alternative Adventure – 22nd June

So I’m looking to venture out to Moretonhampsted via Princetown and post bridge, back down to Bovey, cafe stop there (about 37 miles in I think so bring plenty of snacks) and back through Ashburton etc. Approx 65 miles and around 5000ft of climbing but to be fair climbing probably not accurate. Average speed around 14mph so a relaxed ride for those who would like to step up for some extra mileage.

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Saturday 12-14 road ride – 8th June

Andy Burch will take the 12/14 this weekend.A re run of the route we did 4 weeks agoBack 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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