Author Archives: Andrew Greaves
As the weathers looking dry (ish) for tomorrow, I thought we could ride up Pork and Merivale, doing the full Tavistock to Princetown road. Please note we will head down to Two Bridges before heading back to Fox Tour cafe for refreshments, full route below – https://www.strava.com/routes/22278701 43 miles, 1300m Elevation. see you in the morning Andy
Chris & Nikki are leading this week, as below – Andy, me n Nik will do the 14-16 on Saturday. Ride to Roadford lake. The cafe stop will be at Roadford lake and if I’m able I’ll post the route. It will be circa 63 mile
Dan R has once again offered to lead, many thanks Dan, as below – I’ll take a 12-14 …sparkwell, ivybridge, cali cross (lazy fox cafe) modbury…straight back or a loop of Noss for those interested Please watch your speed down through Lutton. 20 MPH max!
Bill Francis has offered to lead this week. Bill has posted a more detailed map view on facebook. but essentially as his words below. Anyone(14 or 15+) for Dartmouth Cafe Alfresco, ferry and back via Totness. I think that’s the way it goes.
Andy B and Jonno W have offered to lead this week – Jonno and I can take the 12/14 this Saturday route as below https://www.strava.com/routes/21950705 Early Autum avoid the Tamar bridge loop to Seaton challenge ! As everyone is at their peak fitness this time of year we have planned at alternative route to Seaton,there’s a fair bit of climbing 5700 ft so it will be a steady pace with plenty of re grouping as required along the way. The cafe stop is 34 miles in so bring plenty of food. HQ up through Leigham pick up at the George … Read more…
keeping it simple this week in the hope we get back before the rain in the afternoon , so heading for Totnes, here’s the route – HQ- Plymstock – Ermington – Avonwick – Totnes – Dartington Stopping at Riverfood farm shop – Buckfastleigh – Southbrent – Ivybridge – Cornwood – Lee moor – up past the tungsten mine – HQ 50 miles with 1400M elevation full route here, please note slightly different way back to SouthBrent after Harbourneford – https://www.strava.com/routes/21965787
Yogi AGM Saturday 14th September 2019 Location: Roborough Village Hall at 2pm Introduction by Steve Monk, with an explanation of the absences of Committee members Steve Clare, John Allen, Peter Grzelinski and Alex Haste. Finance update from Stephen Coker (Treasurer) confirming that there is currently £6600 in the bank. Money spent this year has been on road kit, the Christmas party last year at the Burrator Inn, a few items of MTB kit, and the cost of putting on this AGM. Steve asked for suggestions from club members of ways to spend the money on cycling related activities. He also … Read more…
Phil has kindly offered to lead this week, here is his plan for the route. Happy to lead 14/16 ride this week, which will call in at Roborough Hall. Route:HQ-George-Roborough-Denham Bridge-Chillaton-Tavistock(café stop at Bobs)-Walhampton-Yelverton-Roborough Hall(AGM)-HQ. 36 miles to AGM, back to HQ is 41m total, with 3718ft elevation. https://www.strava.com/routes/21665612
for those who don’t use facebook, here’s the message I have posted – This year there is no joint Christmas get together with the Yogi MTB’ers. So far we have an option to book the Nibana in Crownhill for around 40 people on the 15th November (Friday) Before we book I need to know potential numbers of people who would be interested in attending. If we have more than this we will try and find another venue, (possibly the Burrator Inn?). Price will be around £22 per person but will confirm once booked. Please can you message below if interested … Read more…
Justin Cartright is leading this week. Here is his route, cafe stops at Bob’s cafe in Tavistock – https://www.strava.com/routes/21259864?fbclid=IwAR1gYmrsH4EUEK6Xi_DzVarQr4LwwEU8hfEzZu4IJjFtfQyBY9G1LT8lFbU 56 miles 1500m Elevation.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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