Author Archives: Andrew Greaves

16-18 Saturday 17th Aug

Bill Francis has offered to lead this ride. Thanks Bill. Here is his plan – I will try to lead a Lettaford Loop ride (76 miles ish with rolling hills)Deux alps, Yelverton, Princetown Lettaford then down Haytor coffee at Bovey home via Ashburton.

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14-16 ride Saturday 17th Aug

So the forecast is for it to be dry after Friday’s rain. As we haven’t been out this way for a while (although Phil K almost made it to Salcombe on one ride while we were heading to Kingsbridge!) I thought we could a ride out to Salcombe, stopping at the Wink Prawn at North Sands. Route will be HQ – out of Plympton a slightly different way – Ivybridge – Wrangaton – California Cross – Loddiswell – Kingsbridge – Salcombe – Winking Prawn – Malborough – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Ermington – Ivybridge – Plympton – HQ full … Read more…

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10-12 Leisure ride 17th Aug

Terry has very kindly offered to lead this week. Here is his route – HQ, Lee Mill, ivybridge, Wrangaton, Cali X. Coffee at the Lazy Cow in Modbury. Return to HQ via Ermington and Ivybridge. Just over 30 miles and under 2000 feet.

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14-16 ride Saturday 3rd Aug

Justin is leading this week, here’s his planned route – Bovey cafe 360 stop. Classic route to Beckaford Farm and Haytor. Back via Ashburton. Should be a fondo.

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12-14 ride Saturday 3rd August

Dan Richmond has kindly offered to lead this week, here is his plans for the ride – I’ll take a 12-14 if there’s no other offers…probably Tregantle..rame head..seaton..cafe stop..hessenford and back to the ferry This is a round trip of about 50 miles from HQ

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10-12 Leisure ride Saturday 3rd Aug

Unless we have a volunteer to lead the above ride, I’m down as cover for this weeks Leisure ride, so we will be heading out to the south hams, here’s the route – HQ – Lyneham – Yealmpton – Modbury – California Cross – Wrangaton Stopping at the A38 cafe (think its still called that?) return will be back Ivybridge – Lee Mill – Plympton – HQ 30 miles round trip. Andy

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Bill Fancis alternative ride 3th Aug

Alternative ride using the Great Southwest Sportive – Standard route (75 miles). Coffee stop Lydford and way home from Tavy via Horabridge not Pork Hill. Bill has posted the route/image on our club face book page. Pace will be 15+ Thanks Bill!

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10-12 leisure ride Saturday 27th July

Thanks to Carl for leading this ride. Here is Carls route – I’ll lead the leisure on a two cafe stop ride. Princetown and then on to bobs cafe in Tavistock.

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12-14 ride Saturday 27th July

Dan is leading this week, here’s his plans – Happy to lead the 12-14 to Narnia…..south brent, marley head, dartington (green table cafe).back via Avonwick then wrangaton, Ivybridge. ….

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14-16 ride Saturday 27th July

A few weeks ago Emma & Al did a ride up to Ashburton then across to Newton Abbot and then back to Totnes. Not having done some of this route before I thought we could ride it this Saturday (with a couple of very minor route changes) . The Cafe stop will be at Steamer Quay which is about 36 miles into the ride. A bit further than normal so bring enough food and water to keep the energy levels up. heres the route – HQ – Lee Mill – up past Tesco – Ivybridge – South Brent – Buckfastleigh … Read more…

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14-16 ride Saturday 20th July

I thought this week we could ride out to SibleyBack lake, but in the reverse direction to our normal route. Cant recall us ever getting to the lake in this direction? route as follows – HQ- Torpoint ferry- Trerulefoot roundabout – Pengover- Liskard -St Clear -Sibley Back Lake – cafe stop – Minions – Rilla Mill -Bray Shop – Callington – Hatt – Saltash – HQ 56 miles with 1400M elevation https://www.strava.com/routes/20135683 Andy

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10-12 leisure ride Saturday 13th July

Dan Richmond as offered to lead this week, here’s his route – I’m happy to take a leisure as I need to be back by 1ish……sparkwell, cornwood, cadover, meavy..dousland…coffee stop at yelverton Vieras or dartmoor bakery, back to HQ.

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14-16 ride Saturday 13th July

Phil B has offered to lead this ride, his route below – Hi Andy, happy to lead 14/16 this weekend (13Jul). weather looks good, so thought we would head out to Blackpool Sands, get some sea breeze. Route is https://www.strava.com/routes/17948600About 59 miles, 5000 elevation.

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Alternative 12-14 ride Saturday 6th July

Mark Booker has offered to lead an alternative ride this weekend, starting from Callington and riding out to Tintagel and back. The distance is 55 miles. Parking is free at the start point, which is the car park just after the roundabout as you arrive at Callington, (on the Right hand side). The ride will start at 9am from Callington. Thanks for organsing this ride out Mark.

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10-12 Leisure ride Sat 29 June

Paul Fahy has offered to lead a ride out to Buckfastleigh this week.

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