Category Archives: Mountain Biking
Meeting at the usual place at 10am – Roborough Rock Carpark (Large Rock on old airfield near yelverton). We will meet there and drive to a nearby start location. Bring a change of clothes as we will go to the Burrator Inn afterwards for Lunch/Snack/Drink. Cheers John 07824505817
This 3rd Saturday ride we will meet at the usual place at 10am at Roborough Rock Carpark, then drive on to the start point nearby. (The big rock on the old airfield near Yelverton). It’s looking nippy, but their a gap in the weather, but will probably stay fairly low in the woods. Aim to be back at about 1330 to 1400hrs. Bring a change of clothes as we will go to the Pub for lunch/snack/drink afterwards. (Optional). Cheers John Allan
Time for the 3rd Saturday of the month ride. We will meet 10am at ** Quarry Carpark **. (On the left just before Burrator Reservoir). Bring a change of clothes, as we will be back at the Burrator for Drink/Snack/Lunch. Cheers John Allan 07824505817
We will be meeting 1000hrs at B & Q Marsh Mills (Plympton) as our car is still in France!!! We will be out for the normal length of fun ride around Plym bridge and Cann woods. As Trevor’s BBQ is in the afternoon we will leave the pub this time. John: 07824505817
MTB fun/social day ride – Bodmin Moor, Saturday 19th March 2016 Start and meet at a 10:15am at small Carpark where the red flag is on this map – see images below. It’s just as you see the moorland open up below Caradon Hill (it’s the one with the huge TV masts!! A38 to Liskeard, then follow signs to Pensilva, towards TV masts, park on left as you drive onto moorland. We will take be riding on Bodmin Moor taking in the Cheese ring quarry, Trewortha and Caradon Hill area. It’s a decent length ride so expect to be out … Read more…
Hi all, It’s the first Saturday of the month and the first MTB ride of 2016. A perfect excuse to clear the cobwebs and burn off some Christmas excess. We will be meeting at Yelverton Rock, the large rock on the disused airfield at Yelverton, if coming from Plymouth take the turning to Crapstone, and the first right and you find us at the car park. We are meeting @10am and driving onto an alternative start point. Remember clean clothes for the pub afterwards. On on Windy.
MTB Fun /Social Ride – Saturday 17th Oct 2015 We will meet at the usual meeting place at Roborough Rock @ 10am (The BIG rock on the left 1KM before Yelverton roundabout when travelling from Plymouth. In the carpark on the old airfield. We will drive a short distance to start the ride. Looks like it’s been nice and dry so should be great for a ride tomorrow. John 07824505817
Fun / Social Ride – Saturday 3rd October 2015 Meet at Saddle Tor Carpark at 10:15am (just west of the Carpark at Haytor Rocks) – I have posted a map on Facebook, but it’s easy to see on the Dartmoor OS Map. The weather still looks like a fine dry day again tomorrow so I thought we would plan a longer ride than usual to make the most of it. Bring some lunch to eat on the ride. We will be doing a longer ride at a slightly faster pace than usual for a fun ride so not suitable for … Read more…
Hi All, I’m standing in for John this week as he’s relocating his daughter Lucy to the Lakes…. Good luck Lucy. Meet at the Large rock on the old airfield by Yelverton roundabout @10am, plan to drive on to an alternative start point. Looks like Saturday is the best day of the weekend weather wise, so let’s make the most of it 🙂 on on Windy
With the St Luke’s Tour De Moor ride coming up next month. Simon Rooke has very kindly offered to lead a Alternate MTB ride. Leaving B&Q @ 9. The plan is to ride the tour de moor route stopping at the fox tor cafe. Thanks again and enjoy the ride
For this Saturday’s fun ride Morgan Hanson has volunteered to lead as Steve and John are both away in Italy. meet at 10am at Roborough Rock car park, (big rock on the old airfield just before Yelverton when heading out from Plymouth. Cheers John
Fun/Social Ride – Saturday 15th August 2015. This Saturday’s Fun Ride will be led by Justin Whyatt . Meet at 10am at the carpark as you go over the small leat at clearbrook (just about 300m up the hill from the Skylark Pub) Best bring a change of clothes for afterwards as we usually go to the pub afterwards for a Drink/ snack/lunch. Have a great ride, and hopefully I’ll hopefully see you all out riding for the next ride in three weeks time 🙂 John 07824595817
For the ‘1st Saturday of the month’ ride this month we will be meeting at Newbridge Carpark, River Dart, Near Ashburton (I say we, I mean everyone else but me, since I’m still unable incapacitated 🙁 Iain Smith is standing in and leading the ride. Meeting point will be Newbridge car park, near Ashburton (On the River Dart) at 10.30. Note: We will NOT be meeting at the usual place as that is the wrong side of the Moor and the extra half an hour to give extra time to drive there! Not a huge long ride so no need for lunch but quite hilly … Read more…
For the 3rd Saturday of the month ride this month, I’m away at the National Champs with Lucy and Penny but Iain Smith has kindly offered to step in and lead the ride. Meet at 10am the usual place Roborough Rock Carpark by the old airfield near Yelverton. Then drive somewhere close by to start the ride. Hope you all have a great ride.