Author Archives: Alex Haste
The Inaugural Tacky Tours MTB Ride of 2019 lead by Yorkie will roll out this weekend to help Ronnie Barker break his new bike in. Plan is either Princetown and back or possibly a ride out the back of Wotter. Not too Technical but will have some miles to cover.
PG has agreed to take the Leisurely ride on Saturday Exact route TBC in due course but will allow a leisure ride to go ahead Thanks Peter
Thanks to Mike Gould for volunteering to lead the last 12-14 ride of 2018 12-14 ride tomorrow to Dartington Hall (cafe stop) via Wrangaton, South Brent, Marley Head and back via Totnes, Avonwick, Erme Valley, Ivy and home.
Andy B takes the last 14-16 ride of the year with alot OF thanks and appreciation 14/16 Tavy loopHQ up through Leigham pick up at the George 09:20 ish Denham Bridge to Gulworthy out to Chillaton back into Tavy to Bobs for the cafe stop, home via Horrabridge Walkhampton etc , about 45 miles pace maybe more 14 than 16 ! https://www.strava.com/routes/15530401
Hi All, Weather forecast is for a pretty stormy and wet day so we are cancelling all road rides on grounds of safety. By all means come to some unofficial arrangements if you want to ride regardless. Just be aware that our BC 3rd party Insurance cover will not be in place. We do not like cancelling but yep Safety First!👍
Front room deep in Kit!!! Those who ordered within the most recent Window. Please contact me. Plenty left in stock ready for Christmas. First come first serve and enquire for sizes / prices
Andy B is bravely taking the 14/16 1st Dec Seaton via Menheniot HQ, Crownhill to the Tamar Bridge for 09:30 ish, Hatt ,Pillaton,Tilland,Menheniot,Hessenford for cafe stop at Seaton,home via Rame Head weather permitting, or cut short At Tregantle back to Torpoint 50 miles 5k climbing hoping for a dry one ! https://www.strava.com/routes/16203708
***KIT UPDATE*** Kit from the last order is due to me by the end of this week. Once handled / sorted. I’ll put a post up on the Website with link via Facebook. To ask those who ordered to arrange collection. I will also at this time confirm what available stock is available to purchase
Yorkie is planning a fairly none technical Mountain Bike Ride this coming Saturday. Standard route up the cycle path Cann Woods up to Lee Moor Crossroads, Cadover Bridge, up over Sheepstor, up past the Scout Hut and in to Princetown on the path to the back of the Plume. Fox Tor and back down the railway track, possibly alongside the leats at Burrator then down through Meavy Clearbrook and back down the cycle path. If you’ve got a MTB then have a change, it will be muddy and a bit challenging in places. Weather is looking ok for Sat. Meet … Read more…
Dan Richmond is kindly taking the 10-12 Ride this weekend; I’m happy to lead a 10-12 to Bobs at Tavi..out via cycle path and horrabridge..and back vis Drake Trail..short ride as I need to be back no later than 1.30 Coffee stop at Bobs
Phil Knight has kindly offered his services this week with thanks 14-16 ride this week – Saturday 10th November. Kingsbridge and South Hams HQ-Ivybridge-Wrangaton-California Cross-Gara Bridge-Moreleigh, then down along the creek leading back to Kingsbridge. Coffee stop at Creek’s End Inn on the quay, back via Aveton Gifford, long steady climb back to Calif Cross, then either sprint down the Erme Valley or take the regular Wrangaton-Ivybridge road home. Around 52 miles, 4000 ft climbing.
Thanks again to Matt Robinson; Alternative Early Doors Ride Sat 3rd Nov Meet at YOGi HQ 7.30am Route: Tavistock – Callington – Saltash -Home. Distance: 55 miles Elevation: 4500ft Ave Speed: 16mph+ No cafe stop, we aim to be back for 11am.
Yorkie has kindly planned another one of the ever popular Roady Mtb adventure days out. Non Technical MTB Route will be Cycle Path to Cann Woods Up through the woods to pick up road to witter Cross roads and on to Cadover. Up and over Sheepstor and up past scout hut on the rim wrecker to Fox Tor. Back down railway track to Burrator down through words to Meavy Clearbrook and back down cycle path
Hi all Due to adverse weather conditions forecast tomorrow throughout the day. In the interest of our members safety, tomorrow’s club rides will be cancelled. Those wishing to still go out, do so at their own risk and not under club rulings Have a good weekend all
Thanks to Debbie for volunteering to lead the 10-12 Leisure ride this weekend; Here is the route for the Leisure ride tomorrow. Off to Clifftop cafe, with a little detour through some back lanes from St John to keep it interesting. Aiming to get to the ferry for 10am. https://www.strava.com/routes/15652918