Author Archives: Andrew Greaves

14-16 ride Saturday 23rd march

This week we will head out to Siblyback lake, usual route out through Minions. Full route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/activities/1118492568 Distance is around 55 miles with 1500m elevation. Weather is looking dry and a bit warmer than the last few weeks. See you all Saturday. Andy

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14-16 ride Sunday 17th March.

I’m planning on riding Sunday due to the forecasted weather on Saturday (all club rides called off), so leaving HQ at 9am, heading out to Totnes and back through Buckfastleigh etc. Stopping at the Salmon’s Leap cafe in Buckfastleigh. Full route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/17582510 If your coming along can you let me know in advance? Thanks Andy

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14-16 ride 2nd March

Justin Cartwright has offered to lead this week, here is his route.- HQ, Leigham, The george, green lane, yelverton, princetown, dartmeet, postbridge, fox tor cafe stop. Way home is merrivale, pork, moortown, horrabridge, yelverton, roborough downs. 50 miles, 5000 ft climbing. If you haven’t been up Dartmeet it’s definitely a good challenge. Have a good ride all.

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14-16 ride Saturday 23 Feb

We are heading out to Totnes this week, stopping at Jon’s farm shop. The full route can be viewed by clicking the link below. Its my intention to organise a bit of through and off from Ermington up to Wrangaton this week. Its a quieter road to practice on and should keep us all together. Route as follows – HQ – Ivybridge – Ermington – Wrangaton – Avonwick – Totnes – Dartington Hall – Ben’s farm shop for refreshments – Buckfastleigh – South Brent – Ivybridge – Cornwood – Lee moor -Borington Hill – HQ 53 miles 1400M elevation. https://www.strava.com/routes/17223927 … Read more…

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12-14 ride 9th Feb

Peter and Jeanette will be leading this week, They are planning to head out to Noss Mayo.

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14-16 ride 9th Feb

Phil has offered to lead this week, here’s his route – I am happy to lead the 14/16 this week. Route: HQ, Plympton, Lyneham Inn, Yealmpton, Noss Mayo, Battisborough Cross, Modbury, Averton Gifford, Kingsbridge, cafe stop at the Creek Cafe. Loddiswell, California Cross, Wrangaton, Ivybridge, HQ. 50 miles, 4462ft climbing. Options to cut short, depending on weather.https://www.strava.com/routes/17052029 Phil Beazley

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16-18 ride Saturday 9th Feb

I’ll lead the 16-18 this week but will run it at a slightly slower pace (15-17) to encourage anyone who’d like to step up from the 14-16 ride to give it a go. Route but will be between 50-60 miles and we will aim to take advantage of a tailwind home! Looks dry in the morning if a little bit breezy so hopefully see a few more on the ride tomorrow, come on….you know you want to!! Cheers Simon

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Alternative Roadie MTB ride Saturday 9th Feb

Message from Yorkie – Ronnie Barker is showing me around Mount Edgecombe MTB route, we are meeting at Rockets with the plan to catch the 09:15 ferry round to Edgecombe (Ferry costs £3 each way). A bit more technical but we welcome riders, do make sure your bike is in order though and don’t turn up on a roadie

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10-12 ride 2nd Feb

Dan Richmond has offered to lead this ride. His words – I will offer to lead a leisure if there’s any takers…Sparkwell Dragon Hill to Cadover, to Burator Inn…cafe stop at Dartmoor Diner or Veras (Yelverton) and back route tbc. ..weather, roads and attendees dependant. Many thanks for taking this ride Dan!

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14-16 ride 2nd Feb

The weather is looking dry but the temperature is forecasted as being cold, so staying low this week and heading around the Rame Head and on to Seaton. Route below – HQ, Torpoint Ferry, Millbrook, Maker, Rame Head, Seaton, Hessenford, Torpoint, HQ food stop will be at Seaton Cafe. Full route can be viewed here –https://www.strava.com/routes/16978164 50 miles with 1200M elevation. See you Saturday.

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France cycling day trip

Phil Knight is planning a day trip over to France to do some cycling, here’s his message – Hello all. I am planning a 24-hr trip to cycle around Roscoff with work colleague. Probably leisurely 50 miles or so at around 12-14mph, with several food and drink stops. Out on the overnight ferry, back the following night. 22/23 March. Cost approx £110 for 4 sharing a cabin – I need 2 more to make a group of 4. Let me know if you’re interested.

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12-14 ride Saturday 12th Jan

We have a joint ride lead this week, thanks to Andy and Jonthan for offering to take the ride out. As below – Myself and Jonno can take the 12/14 this week on a Seaton loop, HQ, Culver Lane ,Crownhill to the Tamar Bridge pick up here 09:30 ish Out to Hatt and Pillaton,then back roads to Bethany, then we will take a right and head out to Menheniot then across the A38 to Widegates, Hessenford, along the valley for the cafe stop at Seaton, usual route back Downderry, Tregantle, Torpoint and back to Plymouth, 48 miles around 4K of … Read more…

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16-18 ride Saturday 12th January

Matt Robinson has offered to lead this weekend. Thanks Matt, heres his plan – I can lead a 16-18 ave YOGi ride out to Slapton this Saturday. (Definitely will be closer to the 16 ave pace) 9am start. Cafe stop at Slapton. Cheers

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14-16 ride Saturday 5th Jan

Emma and myself will co-lead the ride this week. We are heading out to Kingsbridge. Here’s the route – HQ – Ivybridge – California Cross – Gara Bridge – Moreleigh, Sorley Cross, Kingsbridge. coffee stop will be at the Creeks End pub. return route will be – Kingsbridge – Churchstow – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Yealmpton – Smithaleigh – Plympton – HQ route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/16651534 48 miles, 1200m Elevation. see you Saturday.

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10-12 Leisure ride 22nd December

Dan Richmond has offered to take this ride. He has not planned a route yet but will decide in the morning at HQ.

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