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With the AGM planned tomorrow and all rides starting at 930am from St Pauls Church in Yelverton. A 10-12 ride, along with Leader and route will be determined on the morning.
Apologies for lateness of posting this ride. In truth im yet to fully decide where to lead the group to. With a back to venue by 1pm deadline. It will be local for sure, so perhaps up to Princetown and back down to Tavy loop. Will see what numbers we get and go from there. 930am start at St Pauls Church in Yelverton, in prep for the AGM See you tomorrow
Si Rooke and Phil Williams will take the 12-14 ride this weekend with thanks: They will be going from Yelverton via Saltash ,St Dominick , Cotehele , Gunnislake , Tavistock , Bobs if we are ahead of schedule and back up to Yelverton.
Andy Greaves is your man this week, his plan as follows; Saturday 16th Sept – Yogi AGM ride 14-16 group Starting from Yelverton at 9.30am and finishing at Yelverton this week (in line with all club rides), the route will be as follows – From Yelverton we head towards Walkhampton and Huckworthy bridge, Leetown, Sampford Spinney and Moorshop.We take a left here and head into Tavistock. Once in Tavistock its a right and head out to Lydford. From Lydford we follow the road all the way back to Tavistock and head to Bobs Cafe for a coffee. After this stop … Read more…
Mike Smith returns to the 18+ fold this weekend with Pre AGM ride; Start 0830 b&q, make way to Bovey Tracey, up Haytor, descend Widdicombe, over to Postbridge and then Princetown. Whizz down to AGM drink all the beer and home 🙂 Thanks Mike
So we end the Summer Series with the all important Hill Climb. Spain may have their Alto de l’Angliru, France their Mont Ventoux and Italy their Mount Etna. But they are still no match for the mighty mythological Gara Bridge!! A gruelling 1.6 Miles, Cat 4 Climb with an average gradient of 5%. Its no wonder the Europeans run in fear of its name! As part of our continued efforts to link local Cycling clubs and organise shared events, we have teamed up with Cycle Sports South Hams for the official CSSH Hill Climb 2017. This is a fully CTT certified event, … Read more…
All rides continue as planned, with both a ride leader and route to be determined in the morning Have a good weekend
With the weather looking a bit wet this weekend, Mike Smith has volunteered to lead a 16-18 ride. 0900 B&Q ride to ferry, ride towards Trerulefoot and make way to Hessenford, Seaton, Tregantle and pacey ride back to the ferry. Back into Plymouth and if weather isn’t too bad then clockwise loop of Totnes. Coffee at Curator and then home. Thanks Mike
Trevor Monk & Steve Sendall amongst a few others, have organised a YOGi Road cycling away day for Sunday 24th September. The plan is as follows; Meet time 8am at YOGi HQ and travel in convoy up to Exeter. Those who wish to make their own way can do so. With a meet time of 9am within the industrial estate behind the Sowerton park and ride near the to Exeter services. It will then be a ride out towards Cullumpton and across to Honiton. The cafe stop will be at Sidmouth, with the ride then going on to Budliegh Salterton. … Read more…
Karen Wall is on a role and its very much appreciated. She will be leading the 10-12 group this weekend with assistance from others? B&Q 9am Depart and heading for Wembury via Embankment, Elburton & Staddi with a nice little cafe stop in the Beach cafe Thanks again
Justin Stanbrook will be your main man this weekend, with a route within the gentle rolling hills of the South Hams B&Q 9am Depart – Route is along the embankment and going out through Elburton up through the Erme valley to Avonwick, South Brent and then the fast descent into Totnes from Marley head! Cafe stop is at the Green table at the Granary, around the back of Darlington hall. Then its back home via Buckfastleigh and down through Wrangaton 55 miles 3600 ft of climbing, probably one of the last days of summer
Mike “The ever reliable” Smith is taking the 18+ ride again this weekend; Saturdays 18 ride is a straightforward anticlockwise loop around the moor. Prob stop at Tavy for a brew. 0830 start B&Q.
And so its onto the final Time Trial of the year before October’s Hill climb comp (More details on this to follow shortly) Round 4 is a Individual Time Trial on Wednesday 6th September at 630pm using the well known Ermington Valley course. Starting at the very bottom of the Course (Westlake Junction). It will be a ride up to the valley to just beyond the Kitford Cross junction. A quick and safe turn around and then back down the valley to the start / finish line. (approx 10 miles) Entrance fees are again set at £3 and paid upon … Read more…
Karen Wall is on a Roll and kindly offered to lead the 10-12 Ride again this week with thanks; Leaving B&Q for 9am, its over to SE Cornwall via Torpoint Ferry and up onto the Rame with a Cafe stop at Freathy or Cliff Top. Thanks again Karen
Andy Burch is your man with the plan this weekend; https://www.strava.com/routes/10268179 A trip to Blackpool Sands Hoping for a dry bank holiday weekend HQ to Garabridge via The Erm valley, then on to Dartmouth,turning right before the decent and on to Stoke Fleming for the cafe stop at Blackpool Sands Return home will be via the back roads to Stokenham, East Allington, Morleigh Cali cross, Bittaford Ivybridge and home Around 70 miles (Which on this occasion, ill turn a blind eye to) this is a slightly longer 14/16 ride. See you all Saturday (Thanks Andy and Happy Birthday mate!)