Author Archives: Alex Haste
Mick Brian will be leading the 16-18 ride this weekend, route as per route link below; https://www.strava.com/routes/10186011 Cafe stop will be Cafe Alf Resco in Dartmouth (Oh suit you sir!)
A big thanks to Karen Wall for volunteering to lead the 10-12 Club ride this weekend. Dependant on numbers on the morning. Brings a choice of 2 routes, either out to South Brent or to Tavistock Tbc and discussed on the morning along with confirmation of the Coffee stop. Thanks again Karen
Thanks to Justin Stanbrook and Mark Booker this week. The ride this weekend is to roadford lake cafe, leaving plymouth via leigham to roborough, so if you want to meet at the george we will be there at 9.30, going out via Tavistock and the launceston road, returning via Lydford gorge and Mary tavy 57 miles and 4500 ft of climbing! Thanka again both
Yogi 12-14 ride Saturday 19th Aug Route for this weeks ride as follows – HQ – up through Plympton to the Lynham pub – cut across to Yealmpton – Noss Mayo loop – head out to Modbury – Harraton cross and then on to Bigbury. We will stop at the cafe by the beach, so sunny weather ordered. To return – its back the way we came to Harraton cross – straight on to California cross, Wrangaton, Ivybridge, Plympton and back to HQ. Distance is 50 miles with 4000 ft elevation. Pace will be as above. route can be viewed … Read more…
With no ride leader or route being determined prior to this mornings club ride. We kindly ask that one is determined on the morning to ensure this ride can still go ahead See you later Alex
Its the annual trip to Roadford Reservoir, one of if not my favourite route. Its right up there either way. 9am Start at Hq (Im out from 7am should anyone wish to join me) We will head out to Yelverton, Walkhampton, climb Jordan Lane at Horrabridge and over the Moor back round to Tavi. Climb up towards Brentor, Chillaton, Tinhay/Lifton before heading to the Lake for our Cafe stop. Climb back out of the Reservoir to join main road to Lewdown. Back to Chillaton and once over the hill slog, Train gang back down to Tavi Backroads to Horrabridge, Yelverton, … Read more…
Jonathan Warren will be your man to lead the 14-16 ride this weekend. His route is as per the link below; http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Dartmoor-Figure8 Cafe stop tbc on the morning.
The 18+ Road ride for this coming weekend will be lead by Mike Smith (Thanks Mike) B&Q 0830 roborough, yelverton, Tavistock, chillaton, launceston, minions, bolventor, looe, seaton for coffee, Torpoint. 80 miles but coffee break is a long way. May need some food beforehand. Quite lumpy so may or may not be 18. Cheers.
Date for your diary; Tuesday 29th August is the next Road cycling forum. 6.30pm start with a 6pm meet at the Lynham for a fantastic roast. Please confirm if you are able to make it. Open to everyone and no limit to numbers.
Justin Cartwright will be your man who can this weekend, with thanks. His route is as follows; Saturday ride – HQ, Crownhill, bridge 9.45. Back roads to callington, bray shop, rilla mill, mionions. Home via liskeard, trerulefoot and torpoint. Pace 14-16. 60 miles.
Mike Smith is your 18+ Leader this weekend, route as follows and a 830am start Saturdays 18 ride will be Belliver loop via Dragon Hill. Lunch at Totnes. approx. 75miles. cheers. Quick note that the Main HQ carpark seems to be open also.
THIS RIDE HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY ANDY FOR ANOTHER WEEK DUE TO WEATHER Thanks to Andy Greaves this week, for volunteering to lead the 14-16 paced group. The plan is as follows; Yogi 14-16 ride July 29th The route for this Saturdays ride is as follows, it takes in part of the return route for the ‘TourDeFord’ ride this week, (going the opposite way), so we may see Alex in the breakaway being chased down by the peleton 🙂 HQ- Leigham – Roborough (9.30)- Denham Bridge – Bere Alston- Gulworthy – Lamerton -Tavistock – Pork & Merrivale – Cafe Stop … Read more…
Thanks to Andy Burch for taking this weeks 14-16 ride. https://www.strava.com/routes/7065121 Leave HQ at 09:00 pick up at the Tamar Bridge around 09:30 latest Out to Hatt and Pillaton,back roads to Bethany,across Trulefoot roundabout,across to Hessenford, then down to Seaton for cafe stop. Return via Downderry,cut short option at Tregantle if raining ! Otherwise, coastal route around Rame Head to Kingsand, down to Millbrook then back roads to Torpoint ferry Round trip about 50 miles
Mike Taylor has again volunteered to lead the 10-12 ride this weekend, which is really very much appreciated due the importance of this ride. Will head out onto the Wrangaton loop but turn off for Noss Mayo. Cake stop at Yealmpton if required. Distance about 30 miles
Thanks to Andy Greaves for volunteering to take the 14-16 this week. In the words of the man himself; A few weeks ago I planned to lead a ride out to Dartmeet but due to the wind being very strong I changed the route during the ride. So I’ve decided we could climb Dartmeet this week instead! Route as follows – HQ – Leigham – Robrough (George Pub – aiming to be here for 9.30 if anyone wants to meet here, please let me know) – Yelverton – Princetown – Two Bridges – Dartmeet – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh. We will … Read more…