Author Archives: Andrew Greaves

10 – 12 Leisure ride Saturday 20th Oct

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.  

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14 – 16 ride Saturday 20th October

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…

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12-14 ride Saturday 6th October

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.

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14-16 ride Saturday 6th October

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

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14-16 ride Saturday 29th Sept

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

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12-14 ride Saturday 29th Sept

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…

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14-16 AGM ride Saturday 15th Sept

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…

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10-12 leisure ride Saturday 8th Sept

Debbie has again offered to lead this ride. Many thanks. Here is the route for tomorrow. The planned stop is Bens Farm shop, Yealmpton. This is well into the ride, so riders will need to bring snacks with them, as well as drink. https://www.strava.com/routes/15362276 route is 31 miles from HQ. Have a great ride everyone.  

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12-14 ride Saturday 8th Sept

Matt Thorn has offered to lead this week. Its Matt first ride lead, so take it easy on him! Thanks Matt. His route – https://www.strava.com/routes/15361394 around 40 miles, 1000m elevation. Matt has said he can extend if group would like to ride a bit further.

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14- 16 ride Sat 8th September

Heading out to Bantham this week. Route we did back at the start of the year. HQ – Cot Hill – Plymstock – Modbury – Aveton Gifford – Bantham Cafe stop at Batham village store. Return route – Moreleigh – Garabridge – California cross – Wrangaton – Ivybridge – HQ https://www.strava.com/routes/8350485 Route is just under 50 miles with 1200m elevation.

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14 – 16 ride 1st Sept

Justin is planning to head out the Siblyback lake, following a route we did back in May. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/activities/1550981490 55 miles 1500m elevation. thanks Justin.

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14 – 16 ride Saturday 25th Aug

Emma and myself are co-leading this week, here’s are plan for the route – HQ – Lee Mill – Ivybridge – South Brent – Buckfastleigh – Totnes – cafe stop at Steamer quay – Harbertonford – Halwell – Gara Bridge – California Cross – Modbury – Yealmpton – Smithaleigh – Plympton – HQ just over 50 miles, 1500m elevation. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/15126729 see you Saturday.  

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14 – 16 ride Saturday 18th August

This week’s route will take in every ones favourite 20% climb….Dartmeet. (don’t think we’ve been up it on a ride this year). Route as follows – Hq – Borringdon hill – Cadover – Yelverton – Princetown – Two Bridges – Dartmeet – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh stopping for a well earned break at the steam railway cafe. Then SouthBrent – Ivybridge – Plympton – HQ Distance is 50 miles and 5000ft Elevation. Bring plenty of snacks to keep you going to the cafe stop which is 30 miles into the ride. route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/6098018 see you Saturday … Read more…

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10 – 12 (leisure ride) Saturday 18th August

Debbie has very kindly offered to lead this ride. Her planned route below. Have an enjoyable ride! Here is link to my ride for Saturday. Comes in just under 35 miles Included is cycle past for Rebecca Pengelly as promised at about 9.30. Some cycle trail, some little back lanes and a few hills. Route can be viewed here  – https://www.strava.com/routes/14958877 Not sure were Debbie plans to stop for refreshments at time of posting, but a stop will be included in the ride. Andy

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12-14 ride Saturday 4th August

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!

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