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This week see’s a new leader in Peter Moss, who has requested whether an existing ride leader would assist / buddy up? As discussed last month. This weekends A ride will be the first in a Trial period. It is a chance for a change of starting location (1 per month per Group). As highlighted before, the move to start from other locations (If Trial successful) wont be all of the time as mentioned, however will allow more variant in routes, especially for those riding on the Leisure or A road rides who are restricted by their maximum mileage. The A ride this … Read more…
The Leisure ride will continue as per normal this weekend. We kindly ask that a ride leader (‘s) and route is determined on the Morning. Have a good weekend all
Thanks to Andy Burch who has volunteered to lead the B ride this weekend. His route is as planned; B&Q Forder Valley to Crownhill,meet at the Tamar Bridge 09:40 ,Saltash out to Hatt back roads to Callington to Gunnislake then on to Gullworthy, loop out to Chillaton to Brentor, then a blast down to Bobs Cafe at Tavy. Back home via Horrabridge Walkhampton Dousland, Roborough Down at back to Plymouth, around 50 mile B Pace
Thanks to Adrian for volunteering to lead the C ride again this week. Much appreciated especially as I can’t fully committed at present. Saturday C Road Ride – 25th Feb. Note, 8.30am Start! As The D’s are planning a shorter than usual ride this week the plan is to join them and ride at D pace. If however any of our regulars are not feeling up to that and would prefer something a bit easier we can ride as a separate group and hopefully catch up with the D’s at the cafe. So if everyone is feeling brave, get ready … Read more…
This week sees Justin Stanbrook leading the A ride as he plans a visit to Louis Tea room; Usual 9am start at B&Q, heading for Yelverton via Plymbridge Woods. It’s then out to Tavistock and onto Gunnislake (Brace yourselves!!) Well deserved Coffee & Cake at the Louis Tea room before heading back via Callington, St Mellion and Saltash Tamar Bridge. Approx 40 miles conducted at usual A ride pace. Full route https://www.strava.com/activities/810264188 Justin plans to complete a few extra miles after the A ride returns home for those who wish to join him.
Thanks to the ever reliable Mike Smith for volunteering to lead the D ride again this weekend, his plan of attack; With inclement weather forecast we will not be climbing the moor. Quite a simple affair. B&Q 0830, wotter, cornwood, wrangaton. Totnes for coffee. Standard route back into the wind whereby we will all hide behind Ant 😁
Great news all. We have renewed our membership with the CTT. So for those who wish to enter CTT led races / TT’s and Hill Climbs. Can now do so as a representative of YOGi Cycling.
The leisure ride will continue as usual this morning. However with no pre determined leader and route. We ask that these are determined on the Morning. Have a good ride all
Thanks to Si Rooke and Andy Preston for volunteering to lead the A ride this weekend. Plan is to head for Totnes and back with a Buckfastleigh Cafe stop Have a good ride all
Mike Smith will be leading the D Ride this week and has planned a Exeter Century via Morty. Cafe stop is likely to be on the Quay, however can be decided on the day. 830am start @ B&Q
Thanks to Andy Greaves this week, for volunteering his services to lead the B ride. The plan as follows; This is a ride we did back in October with a very slight change in route. HQ-out through Plympton to the Lyneham – Ivybridge – Ermington – Avonwick – Totnes – Dartington – Buckfastleigh. Cafe stop at the train station in Buckfastleigh. Then head back home through South Brent – Ivybridge and Plympton. Distance is 45 Miles with 4000 feet elevation. Pace will be around 12-14. Usual Yogi rules apply. Andy route can be viewed here- https://www.strava.com/routes/7648139
Thanks to Adrian Longman for leading the C ride this week on what looks like another cracking ride (another one missed for me!) Saturday C Road Ride – 18th Feb The plan for this weeks ride is a Doccombe, Teign Valley loop that goes like this :- https://www.strava.com/routes/1492558 The route is 73 miles with plenty of climbing in the first half and pan flat for the return leg, don’t quote me on that! Looking forward to it already, see you there. Cheers
The A ride will continue as per usual, however we kindly ask that a route and ride leader is determined on the Morning at HQ Have a good ride all
Thanks to Ray and Jim this weekend, who are planning on taking the Leisure ride out to Tavistock via the Plymbridge Woods cycle path. With a cafe stop at Bob’s for one of the famous Phat Boyz Fry ups no doubt! Have a good ride all
Mike Smith is the man leading this weeks C road ride, his plan is as follows; Keeping to low ground due to cold conditions. Standard Dartmouth loop, nice steady pace due to overindulgence on his Holidays. 0900 B&Q.