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Dan Richmond has offered to lead the ride. His plans as below – Torpoint, Cawsands route to Cliff Top cafe(for a stop) ..and then on from there, either Tregantle and back …. or a bit further on to get more miles in – going with the flow Will be some stunning views with the weather looking great for a ride around the Rame. Thanks for leading Dan!
Justin Cartwright is leading the ride this week. His plan below. https://www.strava.com/routes/14720659 Highlights include Tavi, Brentor and Princetown. Cafe stop at Foxtor so bring food & plenty of fluids. Almost 50 miles with 1300m elevation.
Terry has offered to lead the ride this week. His route – Head out towards Smithaleigh then take back roads to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Wrangton loop to Ermington, cafe stop at Endsleigh Farm Shop. Then back to HQ. 30 miles about 1500 feet of climbing. Thanks for leading Terry.
With rain forecasted for Saturday we’re staying fairly local and doing a shorter ride than the last few weeks – HQ – Lee Moor – Wottor – Cadover – Yelverton – Walkhampton – Tavistock – Gulworthy – Gunnislake – Louis Tea room for cafe stop- Callington – Hatt – Saltash – Crownhill – HQ Ride distance is 45 miles with 1400 meter elevation. Pace as above. See you Saturday Andy https://www.strava.com/routes/14584757
This week we are heading out to Launceston and stopping at the Lifton farm shop. Full route as follows – HQ – Tamar Bridge – Callington – Treburly – Launceston – Lifton. We stop here for refreshments Lifton – Tinhay – Chillaton – Tavistock – Whitchurch – Yelverton – Roborough – HQ Distance from HQ is around 55 miles with 5000ft elevation. full route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/14283589 Should be at the Tamar bridge for around 9.40, if anyone wants to meet there, can you let me know in advance if possible. Thanks Andy
Weathers looking great again, so here’s the route for Saturday – HQ – cycle path to Clearbrook – Drakes trail to Yelverton – Road up to Princetown – we will stop at Fox Tor Cafe for refreshments, this is around 15 miles into the ride. After the cafe stop we get some pay back by descending back down to Dousland. We then do a part loop of Burrator before heading around Sheeptor Village and towards Cadover Bridge. From here we head back towards Borringdon Hill and Plympton before finally returning to HQ. Route is 33 miles with 3000ft elevation. full … Read more…
Mike has offered to lead again this week, thanks Mike, He’s heading into Cornwall, if anyone wants to meet the ride at the Tamar Bridge, I expect the ride to arrive here around 9.40 ish. his plans – Route will be Tamar Br, Blunts, St Germans, and onto Cliff Top cafe. Return via Tregantle and Antony. About 42 miles from HQ I think. Want to be back home, showered and beers in hand for the 3pm England kick off so prompt depart from HQ preferred. Have a good ride.
Nikki and Emma have offered to lead this ride, they are planning to head out to the Winking Prawn at Salcombe. The planned route below. Have a great ride. HQ – Wrangaton – California Cross – Loddiswell – Kingsbridge – Salcombe – Winking Prawn for food stop. WInking Prawn – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Yealmpton – Plympton – HQ. Route is 50 miles with 1500 meter Elevation. Should be back in plenty of time to be ready for the football! Come on England! https://www.strava.com/routes/14158452
Mike Taylor has volunteered to lead this week, his route below – Route for the 10-12 group ride this Saturday (30th) will be up to Cliff View cafe passing thru’ Torpoint, St John, Millbrook, Maker and Kings/Cawsands. Return via Tregantle and Antony and back to Torpoint. Distance about 35 miles.
Andy Burch has offered to lead the ride this week. Thanks. I can take the 14/16 this Sat, seems only right we go to the beach in this weather 😎😎🚴🏽 Blackpool Sands loop, it’s about 65 mile with 5500 feet of climbing. Knowing the Slapton road is shut, there will be detour possibly up through Slapton village Route as below, see you all Saturday don’t forget the sun cream !!! https://www.strava.com/routes/10268179
So with the Dartmoor Classic getting closer, and continuing the theme of last weeks ride, we are going to ride another part of the classic route this week. So a good bit of practice for those doing the Grande. Route will be – HQ – Borringdon Hill – Cadover – Yelverton – Tavistock – Chillaton – Lydford – At Lydford Gorge we are stopping at the Waterfall Tea room, (this is the next cafe on from the cafe inside the Lydford Gorge national trust entrance). After the cafe we head to North Brentor – Mary Tavy – Batteridge Hill – … Read more…
Justin Cartright is leading the ride this week. His plan is to do some of the Dartmoor Classic route. Another training route for the Classic. Holne/Hexworthy loop via Shipley Bridge. 52 miles, 5000 ft climbing. Cafe stop will be at Buckfastliegh. Full route can be found here – https://www.strava.com/routes/13544917
Kevin has offered to lead this week, he has two options – 1 Noss Mayo loop or 2 Rame Head loop. he’s thinking he may do option 1. Can confirm at HQ in the morning. both around 30 to 35 miles at the above ride pace. Thanks for leading Kev. Andy
David has offered to lead again this week, his plan – Hi guys! I’m thinking of leading the 16-18 ride tomorrow doing a route from HQ probably up the cycle path to Yelverton, Princetown, Moretonhampstead, Ashburton and back somehow to HQ 😂 route I believe is about 68.9 miles! If anyone has a suggestion for cafe stop in Morton that would be appreciated! Have a good ride.
Mike Gould has kindly offered to lead this ride on Saturday, his route – Out to Kingsbridge via Ivybridge, California cross, Gara bridge and back via Aveton Gifford, Modbury and Brixton or something like that! Around 50 miles. have a good ride.