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We continue as we are for both the 10-12 & 12-14 Road rides this weekend We kindly ask that a ride leader is determined on the morning per group and a route also Thanks in advance and have a good weekend all
Thanks to Steve Cross for stepping in and taking the 16-18 Route this weekend The plan will be focused around Torcross / Slapton. So a likely Gara Bridge climb and out the the Dartmouth area before heading back via the Stunning coastline that is Slapton Coffee stop tbc on route
14-16 ride joint lead Andy Burch and J Warren Esq (Extreme Adventure Cyclist ) HQ for 09;00 pick up at Tamar Bridge 09:30 ish, Hatt , Pillaton Tideford Cross Cutmere Lane , Tideford, St Germans Polbathic, up the hill to Narkurs (avoiding valley road closure at Seaton) drop down to Seaton for café stop, then Downderry Hill, usual cut off at Tregantle for those that want a short cut, but the ride will continue on the coast road to Kingsand then down to Millbrook and back roads to St John and back to the ferry, there maybe some dog dirty … Read more…
To ensure the 12-14, 16-18 and 18+ rides continue as per normal this week. We kindly ask that a ride leader comes forward on the morning and a route determined. Please note that Ride leading doesnt have to be a solo thing.
Ray Cooke is very kindly going to lead the 10/12 ride. Heading down the Embankment, to Elburton and back roads to Modbury. Whilst enjoying the 4 mile hill, Cally cross, Wrangy and back. Cafe stop to be sorted enroute.
Yogi 14-16 ride October 28th Hopefully the weather stays dry this weekend so planning to do a route from a few months back which we didn’t do as it rained. so route as follows – HQ- Leigham – Roborough (9.30)- Denham Bridge – Bere Alston- Gulworthy – Lamerton -Tavistock – Pork & Merrivale – Cafe Stop at Foxtor From here we head for Dousland – Burrator – Sheeps Tor – Cadover – Borrington – HQ Distance is 50 miles with 5000ft elevation. Anyone who wants to meet at the George Pub, Roborough, please let me know. Route can be found … Read more…
Thanks to all who have come forward and volunteered to drive tomorrow. Confirmed drivers will be; Myself – Can take 3 at push 4 Peter Grzelinski – Whom can take 4 – 5 Richard Lewis – Can take 3 David Skinner – Can take 3 at push 4 (Meeting in Ivybridge) Pete Cantin – Can take 3 Meeting with be for 1015am at YOGi HQ, depart for 1030 and quick stop at Dave Skinners in Ivybridge shortly after. See you in the morning. ***STILL 1 SPACE AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO JOIN US***
Both the 16-18 and 18+ are in need of a leader and route this week. If both can be determined on the morning, that will be great Have a good weekend and see those attending the Velodrome tomorrow
Thank you to Mike Taylor for coming up trumps and leading the 10-12 ride this week; Route is Newnham Park, Deux Alpes, Yelverton, Peek Hill to Princetown. Cafe stop will be the Foxtor Cafe. Return is the usual route along Roborough Down or the cycle path whichever is more popular. Distance from B@Q about 33 miles.
Thanks to Phil Knight this week for coming forward to lead the 14-16 ride Planned route as follows; Probably out to Moreleigh, Kingsbridge, back via Modbury and maybe a cafe stop at Bigbury. Around 56 miles.
A big thanks to Helen Ould who is stepping up to the leader plate for the 1st time. Her planned route is as follows; 9am Start at YOGi Hq. 12-14mph to Buckfasteigh via Marley Head and Dartington. Circa 44 miles and coffee stop to be confirmed
Here is the list of the 15 riders who confirmed their wish to attend the Annual YOGi Velodrome trip on Sunday 15th October. Sadly this list is not as populated as I had hoped, however we continue as we were to avoid disappointment for those who have agreed to take part; Alex Haste Alan Farnell Peter Moss Richard Lewis Helen Ould Justin Stanbrook +1 Peter Cantin +1 Dave Cantin +2 David Skinner Collin Stuckey Peter Grzelinski Here are the details of our trip to the Newport Velodrome; The original plan was for a Coach to collect us from former B&Q … Read more…
With it looking to be a quiet club riding weekend due to the Lands End Sportive and alternate Roadie MTB day. We are short on the ground for leaders. Therefore to ensure all rides continue as planned, a ride leader and route will need to be determined on the morning. Have a great ride all. Ps its not too late to attend the Velodrome next Sunday. If interested please let me know. It is open to everyone and full training will be provided through a Qualified coach. GO ON, what you waiting for.
Trevor Monk has organised for another Roadies do MTB ride on Saturday 7th Oct. Meeting 9am at Yelverton rock for a Practice run of the Tour de Moor route. Please comment to confirm your interest
These rides will proceed as per normal, with both a ride leader and route to be determined on the morning Thanks Alex