Hi All, Ian and me looking forward to taking this ride and we have figured that as it looks like being an Indian Summer weekend , it makes sense to head to the coast of our beloved SE Cornwall. Yeah I’ll admit it is both our favourite route; especially on a warm sunny autumn day, so hey whats not to like! This week though we will go clockwise. So Route is:- Embankment – Cattedown- Millbay – Devonport Ferry – Torpoint – St John – Millbrook – Maker – a tourist pace jolly through Kingsand and Cawsand – Whitsand Bay – … Read more…
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…
Hi all Due to adverse weather conditions forecast tomorrow throughout the day. In the interest of our members safety, tomorrow’s club rides will be cancelled. Those wishing to still go out, do so at their own risk and not under club rulings Have a good weekend all
Something to keep you fit & busy next Sunday!!! THis looks like a good addition to the local Road Sportive Calendar. The event offers two routes of: Standard 73Km – 2,375m of ascent Extreme 103miles – 3,350m of ascent Homepage and to enter: https://www.greatswsportive.co.uk Event Information direct link: https://www.greatswsportive.co.uk/event-information
It’s the 1st Saturday of the month MTB Social Ride. We will meet 10am at the usual place – Carpark by Roborough Rock (Large rock on the old Airfield near Yelverton), Then drive on to a nearby starting point. It’s best to bring a change of clothes as we usually go to the Burrator Inn for Lunch/Snack/Drink afterwards if you wish. For more details on what our various rides are like see the MTB Tab or click here: http://yogicycling.com/articles/introduction/# Windy is leading, I’m just posting this on his behalf. If you need any help then my number is: 07824505817
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
Thanks to Debbie for volunteering to lead the 10-12 Leisure ride this weekend; Here is the route for the Leisure ride tomorrow. Off to Clifftop cafe, with a little detour through some back lanes from St John to keep it interesting. Aiming to get to the ferry for 10am. https://www.strava.com/routes/15652918
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…
If anyone fancies an away day ride on Saturday. Peter Moss is willing to lead, starting from Callington free car park out to Lydford via Gunnislake and Brentor to Lift on Strawberry Fields for coffee and cake. Return via Launceston and then back roads to Callington. All in all 55 miles ish with a few climbs along the way. Leaving Callington at 9am 12/14 pace approx
Michael Taylor kindly takes the 10-12 this weekend, full route and cafe stop to be confirmed on the morning
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…
Trevor Monk amongst otherd are doing another roadies go mountain biking on Saturday; Hq, bike track to Yelverton,Burrator, widow maker, Princetown, then back to AGM.