Author Archives: Alex Haste

Saturday 10-12 Leisure Road ride – 7th April

Helen Ould is kindly taking the Leisure ride this weekend; Planning for a straightforward Buckfastleigh ride via Wrangaton. It is 38 miles, with a cafe stop at the railway cafe at Buckfastleigh The Strava route link is below and which is a copy from a previous ride

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 31st March

Kevs a man on a roll, thanks again for volunteering to take the 12-14 ride with the route as follows; Cafe stop at Valley view in Loddiswell

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***YOGi Castelli Kit Update***

Hi all Great news, our kit is due to be ready from Italy for the 11th April and just in time for Sportive season. Please note that this is a estimated date only at present, but once it has landed i’ll send out another update on how to collect for those who have ordered or how to purchase from the extra stock brought in. Please note that this will be on a 1st come 1st serve basis and no reserves. Looking forward to seeing you in our new Castelli YOGi team wear

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 24th March

The two Andy’s lead the way on Saturday with the following plan; Saturday 14/16 route Andy B Andy G joint ride Pensilva loop B&Q pick up at Tamar Bridge 09:30 ish Out to Hatt, back road to Callington,to Kelly Bray, left to Golberton on to cafe stop at Trevallicks Farm Shop, then down hill all the way (honest !) Merrymeet, Doddycross Bethany,Trerulefoot,St Germans and back via Torpoint Ferry 50 miles 4K ft of climbing, hoping for a dry one

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 24th March

Kevin Trevorrow is the man charged with leading the 12-14 ride this weekend; Route is The George, Bickleigh, Shaugh Prior, Ivybridge, Wrangaton Cafe, Erme valley, Jennycliff and back

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Spring / Summer 2018 – TT Series, Relay & Hill Climb

And so we go again! I’m very pleased to announce the return & 2nd year of our Spring / Summer TT Series. With a mix of both Individual and Team events whilst each month will mark a different course. These events will be club lead and taking place on a Tuesday night rather than a Wednesday this year. This to maximise the numbers of participants. whilst allowing members to continue riding club Wednesday night rides and the possible introduction of a YOGi Chain gang on Wednesdays also. We had a excellent turn out last year and i’m hoping we can … Read more…


Saturday 10-12 Road ride – 10th March

Thanks to Mike Woodrow this week, who will be leading the 10-12 Leisure group; Ok weather not looking as good as predicted but I will lead the 10 12 ride through little known lanes to Whitesands and back via another little known route. 32 miles in total and approx 2000 ft of climbing. Route subject to minor changes depending on weather. Possible special prize (gold coloured) on offer to the person who volunteers shotgun.

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 10th March

Phil Knight has kindly reoffered to lead the ride set for last week; Saturday 10thMarch Road ride 14-16: Plympton-Torpoint-Antony-Millbrook-Kingsand-Cawsand-Freathy-Crafthole-Downderry-Seaton (Beach Café)-Hessenford-Polbathic-Sheviock-Antony-Torpoint-Plympton. 47miles/ 4000ft climbing (option of 9 miles less by missing out Kingsand Loop) Seaton Beach Café after 27 miles Phil

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Official Club (Road) rides CANCELLED – 3rd March

Official Club road rides will be cancelled this weekend, as we cannot guarantee the absolute safety of our Members. Although thawed in areas, we cannot guarantee that all roads surfaces are safe to ride. As an example Ivybridge is still snowed under and only stopped a hour or so ago after starting again. We welcome any unofficial rides to be organised through the YOGi Fb page and encourage you to ride safely if you do venture out. I hope you can understand and look forward yo seeing you next week

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Club rides – 3rd March dependent on Weather

Apologies. You may notice that I’ve not yet put a request out for ride leaders. Based on current Severe weather and forecasts, Club rides this weekend are looking very unlikely. A decision will be made tomorrow (Friday evening with regular weather checks throughout the day


Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 24th Feb

Thanks to Andy B for volunteering to take the 14-16 this weekend with Andy G’s assistance if numbers are high 14/16 ride Totnes loop Staying of the moors this week HQ to Ivybridge, wrangaton,Cali X Gara Bridge climb,Moreleigh ,Diptford,Harberton, Totnes, Dartington to Staverton cafe stop at the Riverford Farm Shop, NB this is 38 miles in so bring provisions to get you there !! Home via usual route to Buckfastleigh,South Brent Ivybridge and back 54 miles 4675 elevation, wrap up warm

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride -24th Feb

Thanks to both Kevin and Helen for volunteering to lead the 12-14 ride this weekend; Route is Jennycliff, Newton Ferrers, Noss Mayo, Erme Valley, Coffee at Wrangaton Junction Cafe, Lee Moor, HQ. Staying as sheltered as possible.

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Road Ride Forum – Meeting Minutes

Thank you to all those attended, lots of healthy discussion and the Carvery is always a bonus!! Please find the attached meeting minutes Ride Forum Notes 19.2.2018

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Saturday Leisure (10-12) Road ride – 24th Feb

Jonathan Warren is the man taking the Leisure (10-12) ride this weekend, full details of the route can be found here Route out to the coast. Tried to keep it as flat as possible just a couple of challenging climbs. A really nice café stop at Portwrinkle Thanks JW


Saturday 16-18 Road ride – 24th Feb

Mike smith returns this week, with Spring at mind; 0900 B&Q. Ride out to Bovey Tracey, climb Manaton heading to Warren Inn (I think). Hopefully blown to Foxtor for Coffee. Last part of ride is back to Plymouth at a higher tempo so people can gauge how it feels for 18 pace for the Spring.