Author Archives: Alex Haste

Summer Series – Round 2 (Team TT) Wed 17th May

So after a successful YOGi Individual TT in round 1, we go on to Round Two. Round 2 is a Team Time Trial event on Wednesday 17th May at 630pm using course S3/13S The Modbury / California Cross / Ermington Valley loop (Approx 13 miles). For this event, we are encouraging members to comment below to confirm their attendance. It is planned that this be a 2up TTT, based on the number of riders who took part in round 1. Should we have more numbers, this could be changed to a 3up TTT. Please therefore confirm your name and your riding … Read more…


Saturday D Road ride – 6th May

The ever reliable Mike Smith is leading the d ride this weekend; Shorter route for Saturday approx. 75 miles. 0830 B&Q – Totnes – Bovey Tracy – Manaton climb – Holne Chase – Princetown for coffee – home. If its raining too much may well leave out the Holne part.

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Saturday Leisure, A and C ride – 29th April

With the Dartmoor Demon taking place today, its anticipated many members taking part and the best of luck to them. This has left numbers short for volunteering as a ride leader. However be assured all Club rides will proceed as nornal. We just ask that a Leisure, A and C ride leader are determined at HQ this morning along with a suitable route. Have a good weekend all

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Saturday B Road ride – 29th April

Thanks to Mr B for volunteering to Lead the B this weekend, his route as follows; Totnes Steamer Quay loop HQ to Ivybridge,Ermington,up the valley, out to Cally X, down to Garra Bridge, out to Morleigh, back roads to Harberton,on to Totnes for cafe stop at the Steamer Quay (booked) back via Dartington, then back roads to Rattery, SouthBrent, Ivybridge and back, Total mileage 52 with 4700 feet of climbing usual B Ride pace

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Saturday D Road ride – 29th April

Mike returns this week to the D group with a cracking route, plan is; 0830 B&Q. Roborough, Tavistock, Launceston, Boscastle, coads green, Kelly bray and home. Tail wind up, against the wind back but on fast roads. cheers. Have a good ride all.

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Saturday Leisure Road ride – 22nd April

The Leisure ride will continue as per usual this weekend and we kindly ask that a ride leader & route be determined on the morning. Have a good weekend all

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Saturday D Road Ride – 22nd April

Well I had put my name down to lead the D ride this weekend, however Matt Robinsons suggested route looked like a good one. So its over to him and his plan is; 8.30am Jollys car park. With Sportives on the horizon thought it would be good to get some hills in…(Did you now????) Deux Alps route up to Lee Moor / Wottor, Cadover, Yelverton & Walkhampton. On towards Tavistock via Jordan Lane but then a right to Pork Hill up to Princetown – Two Bridges – left take on Widdecombe climb – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh for a very well … Read more…

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Saturday C Road ride – 22nd April

Thanks to Steve Cross for volunteering to lead his 1st C ride this weekend His route will be as per the link below. Coffee stop at the Lifton Farm shop Ride will be within the 14-16 av and a perfect opportunity for B riders to take the step up. Approx 66 miles

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Saturday A Road ride – 22nd April

Thank you to the very reliable Andy Greaves for volunteering to lead again this week; This week we are heading out to Bantham, here’s the route – HQ, Cot hill, Plymstock, Modbury, Aveton Gifford, Bantham cafe for refreshments. Then back towards Churchstow, Loddiswell, California cross, Wrangaton, Ivybridge, Plympton and HQ route can be found here – Pace around 12. 45 miles approx and all usual Yogi rules apply.  


Torbay Velopark – Tuesday 2nd May 6-8pm

Torbay Velopark We have a fantastic outdoors cycling facility right on our doorstep in the form of Torbay Velopark and we are yet to really utilise this as a club. Therefore I’ve booked 3x Two hour evening sessions during the Summer, in which we can use the Track for Group ride training / education. There is no entrance fee and all hire costs have been covered by the club. These sessions will not be solely provided for education & training. I’m sure there will be many of us chomping at the bit (I know I am) to pedal hard and have … Read more…


Saturday B Road ride – 22nd April

Mick Brian will be taking his first Rider this week and what a route to pick for your first lead, a trip to Haytor Full details of the route can be found here with the Coffee stop in Widdecombe; Thanks Mick and have a good ride all  

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Summer Series – Round 1 (ITT) Wed 19th April

So it begins!!! I’m very excited to announce the details for our upcoming Summer Series of ITT’s, TTT’S and 1x Hill climb (Hill Climb info to be released in around August along with Registration to Enter) Each month will mark a different course and discipline. These events will be club lead and replace the standard Wednesday night club ride on the dates only. Round 1 starts off with a Individual Time Trial on Wednesday 19th April at 630pm using the well known Ermington Valley course. Starting at the very bottom of the Course (Westlake Junction). It will be a ride … Read more…

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Saturday Leisure Road ride – 15th April

Leisure ride to continue as per usual. With ride leader and route to be determined on the morning

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Saturday A road ride – 15th April

Thanks to Debbie for taking the A ride lead this weekend, route as follows; Route is: Chase the B ride through Leigham and across Roborough Down, waving them off as they turn left, we will then proceed in an orderly manner to Yelverton and on to Walkhampton. Then off through some of the back lanes to Sampford Spiney and on to Moorshop. Up Pork Hill and Merrivale to Foxtor Cafe for well earned refreshments. Replenished with coffee and chocolate cake etc we will return to Yelverton back across Roborough Down returning to HQ through Leigham (Remembering to keep to the … Read more…


Temporary Car Park Use

Hi all With the recent closure of the B&Q car park to Car access. We have kindly been granted permission to park within the rear car park of Jollys Pet Store by the Assistant Manager. Those who do so, please notify a member of staff. Should there be any questions asked, please confirm that this agreement has been reached with the Assistant Manager Richard. All they ask in return is for the odd pack of biscuits, which I’m sure we can provide amongst us. Please note that the B&Q car park will continue to be the starting location for all rides. … Read more…

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