Author Archives: Andrew Greaves
I’ve been busy with work over the last few weeks and have missed a few club rides, so i’m keeping the route fairly standard this week. We will be heading to Seaton on a well used route. HQ – Torpoint – Polbathic – St Germans -Trerulefoot – Hessenford – Seaton – Crafthole – Rame loop – Anthony – Torpoint – HQ Food stop will be at the Seaton Cafe. Distance is 50 miles with 1100 elevation. expect pace to be at the lower end of the scale. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/16268204 See you Saturday Andy
Mike Taylor is leading this week. His route – From HQ out via Leigham, The George, Buckland, Yelverton, Dousland, Burrator loop, Walkhampton, Horrabridge, Long Ash (coffee) then home via Rob Down. Not sure of actual mileage but think it’s just on the 10-12 limit.
Phil B has kindly offered to lead this week. His route a follows – HQ — Ivybridge – Gara Bridge – Dartmouth – Totnes – Ivybridge – HQ Cafe stop at the Riverside Shack, Stoke Gabriel. note – 70p charge for ferry at Dartmouth. Around 60 miles with 4500 ft elevation ( a lot less climbing than the last route Phil took us on 🙂 ) Weather looks good, have a good ride all.
Andy Burch has offered to lead this ride. his plan below – I can take the 14/16 tomorrow Pensilva loop, HQ to Tamar Bridge pick up here 09:30 ish, out to Hatt, back road to Callington out through Golberdon to cafe stop at Trevallicks Farm Shop Back via Merrymeet, Menheniot, Trerulefoot, Polbathic to Torpoint ferry, 50 miles, hoping for a dry run !! https://www.strava.com/routes/11241501
Terry Casey has offered to lead this ride. His words – Happy to take 12-14, route as follows, HQ, Smithaleigh, backroads to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Wrangaton, Erm Valley, but onto Modbury for coffee. route is 40 + miles.
Matt is again running an early ride this Saturday, details below – We loved last weeks ride so much we are doing the same again in reverse! Meet @Torpoint Ferry at 7.20am Seaton Loop Approx 50 miles 16mph+ 3500ft climbing No cafe stop en route.
Back in June this year, Kevin T led a ride out to Bovey Tracey. I quite enjoyed the route, so thought we could do it all over again. Hq – Ivybridge – South Brent – Buckfastleigh – Ashburton – Bickington – Haytor Vale – Bovey Tracey we will stop at Cafe 360 or possibly Cafe 64 depending on numbers. Return will be through Bovey Tracey – Liverton Coldeast – Bickington – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh – SouthBrent – Ivybridge – hq route is around 60 miles with 1500m elevation. full route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/activities/1642042124 see you Saturday. Andy … Read more…
Matt has posted an alternative ride for those who would like an early start. His plans below – Alternative early doors ride this Saturday. 20th Oct Meet at @Torpojnt Ferry 7.20am Seaton Loop. 50 miles 4000ft climbing 16+mph Matt doesn’t plan a cafe stop for these rides. Thanks for posting Matt.
Carl Hutchins as offer to lead this ride. Thanks Carl. His planned route below – I’ll do the leisure, two cafe stop. Wrangaton then on through Noss to Kitley.
Phil Beasley has kindly offered to lead this week. Think this may be his first ride lead, so thanks Phil! route as follows: Plympton, Colebrook, Borringdon Hill, follow road to Cadover bridge and Yelverton. A386 to Tavistock, then fork right onto the B3357 up Pork Hill, Merrivale, Two Bridges and Dartmeet. At the top of the hill, fork left to Belever and onto the B3212, back through Two Bridges and onto Princetown, stopping at Foxtor Cafe for a well earned break. Once refreshed, blast down B3212 to Yelverton and then normal route home. Distance is 56 miles and 5700ft of … Read more…
Dan Richmond has volunteered to lead again this week. Here’s his words – If there’s no other takers I’m happy to take a 12-14 to Steamer Quay (Narnia) – via Marley Head and back via Avonwick. Depending on numbers/weather and unless anyone else has any other ideas. Many thanks for leading Dan.
Phil Knight is leading the above ride this week. His plans below – Several members are away or at the Land’s End sportive so for anyone left at home I will lead a 14-16 route along the well known lanes to Seaton, via Torpoint, Millbrook, Cawsand, Downderry, cafe stop Seaton Beach, then home via Hesenford, Polbathic, Sheviock and Torpoint. 47 miles, 4000ft. Meet at Torpoint ferry at around 0930 if you prefer. Phil Knight
Emma has kindly offered to lead this ride. The plan is to head out to Blackpool Sands and back via Kingsbridge. Ive had a go at plotting the route on Strava for Emma but may not be exactly as Emma said, but it gives a good idea. https://www.strava.com/routes/15647606 Around 60 miles with 1700m elevation
Please note Pete Moss is leading an alternative ride this week, starting from Callington, please refer to other post for route etc (Thanks Pete) Andy Burch has offered to lead from HQ for anyone who cant make Pete’s ride. Below is his plan for Saturday. Glad your recovered and ready to lead again, his route. – Hi, here is the 12/14 ride for sat 29/09 Tavy loop, B&Q at 09:00 up through Leigham pick up at the George if required around 09:20 ish, out to Denham Bridge, out to Gulworthy, Chillaton, North Brentor, down to Tavy for cafe stop at … Read more…
Here’s my plan for a route to get us all back to the AGM for around 12.30 – 9am at HQ – Leigham – Roborough Village Hall for around 9.30 to pick up anyone here- Bickleigh – Shaugh Prior – Cadover – Yelverton – Princetown – Merrivale – Pork – Tavistock. We will stop and Bob’s for coffee and cake. Then its on to Whitchurch – (taking a left up Church Hill) -Sampford Spiney – Walkhampton – Dousland – Yelverton -Roborough. This should get us back in good time for some food before the start of the AGM. Route is … Read more…