Hi everyone, Well as we expected the weather for tomorrow is not conducive to safe group riding, especially adding in the wet leaves factor, so we cancelling tomorrow’s road rides. Would be good to see some take the off road options in its various guises, particularly our Fun/Leisure official ride that John is referring to. Great to mix the groups together for a change. Of course welcome to road ride unofficially at your own discretion. As ever reluctantly we have to take your safety as number 1 priority. Reluctantly meaning we don’t like cancelling rides unless we really feel it … Read more…
It’s the 3rd Saturday of the month, and we will meet at the usual spot – 10am at Roborough Rock Carpark. The large rock on the old airfield near to yelverton. We will drive on to a start point close by. Bring a change of clothes as we will usually go to the Pub for a drink/snack/lunch afterwards. Aiming to be back in the pub for around 1:30 to 2pm. Cheers John 07824505817
Thanks to all who have come forward and volunteered to drive tomorrow. Confirmed drivers will be; Myself – Can take 3 at push 4 Peter Grzelinski – Whom can take 4 – 5 Richard Lewis – Can take 3 David Skinner – Can take 3 at push 4 (Meeting in Ivybridge) Pete Cantin – Can take 3 Meeting with be for 1015am at YOGi HQ, depart for 1030 and quick stop at Dave Skinners in Ivybridge shortly after. See you in the morning. ***STILL 1 SPACE AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO JOIN US***
Both the 16-18 and 18+ are in need of a leader and route this week. If both can be determined on the morning, that will be great Have a good weekend and see those attending the Velodrome tomorrow
Thank you to Mike Taylor for coming up trumps and leading the 10-12 ride this week; Route is Newnham Park, Deux Alpes, Yelverton, Peek Hill to Princetown. Cafe stop will be the Foxtor Cafe. Return is the usual route along Roborough Down or the cycle path whichever is more popular. Distance from B@Q about 33 miles.
Thanks to Phil Knight this week for coming forward to lead the 14-16 ride Planned route as follows; Probably out to Moreleigh, Kingsbridge, back via Modbury and maybe a cafe stop at Bigbury. Around 56 miles.
A big thanks to Helen Ould who is stepping up to the leader plate for the 1st time. Her planned route is as follows; 9am Start at YOGi Hq. 12-14mph to Buckfasteigh via Marley Head and Dartington. Circa 44 miles and coffee stop to be confirmed
Here is the list of the 15 riders who confirmed their wish to attend the Annual YOGi Velodrome trip on Sunday 15th October. Sadly this list is not as populated as I had hoped, however we continue as we were to avoid disappointment for those who have agreed to take part; Alex Haste Alan Farnell Peter Moss Richard Lewis Helen Ould Justin Stanbrook +1 Peter Cantin +1 Dave Cantin +2 David Skinner Collin Stuckey Peter Grzelinski Here are the details of our trip to the Newport Velodrome; The original plan was for a Coach to collect us from former B&Q … Read more…
Debbie Heppel has stepped in to lead this 1st Saturday of the month ride as Windy is unable to lead as normal. Meet at 10am by Roborough Rock (large rock on the old airfield) just on your left before you get to yelverton, travelling from plymouth, then drive on to the ride start point nearby. Bring a change of clothes, as we usually ho to the pub afaterwards.
With it looking to be a quiet club riding weekend due to the Lands End Sportive and alternate Roadie MTB day. We are short on the ground for leaders. Therefore to ensure all rides continue as planned, a ride leader and route will need to be determined on the morning. Have a great ride all. Ps its not too late to attend the Velodrome next Sunday. If interested please let me know. It is open to everyone and full training will be provided through a Qualified coach. GO ON, what you waiting for.
Trevor Monk has organised for another Roadies do MTB ride on Saturday 7th Oct. Meeting 9am at Yelverton rock for a Practice run of the Tour de Moor route. Please comment to confirm your interest
These rides will proceed as per normal, with both a ride leader and route to be determined on the morning Thanks Alex
Andy Greaves is your man leading the 14-16 this week; As its still September and not too cold to go up onto the moors (and no mention of rain in the forcast), this week we will be doing the Ashburton/Poundsgate/Dartmeet climb (Oh lucky you!!!) The route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/3422716 Cafe stop will be at Fox Tor at 30 miles into ride, so come prepared with plenty of snacks etc. 50 miles with 5000 feet elevation.
This weeks ride is being led by Bryan Millings, route is as follows; 10-12 group will head out to Long Ash Garden centre this week. From B&Q head out Cornwood via Sparkwell. Left at the cricket pitch . Relaxed climb up Dragon hill and make our way past Cadover bridge. We’re decide as a group whether to go to Sheepstor and around Burrator or go straight to Yelverton. Then off to our cake shop at the Garden centre. We’re either return home along the cycle path or over Roborough Downs. At the most distance is 34 miles.
Hi all I cannot believe that a whole year has passed since our last visit. Therefore I’m super excited to announce that this returns again this year and we have a booking at the Newport Velodrome for Sunday 15th October, with track time 2pm – 6pm. So that i can now work out the cost per head, please confirm your DEFINITE interest to attend the event. The cost per head will again include Coach travel, Velodrome hire, an accredited coach to lead the session and individual bike hire. Last year we had approx 27 riders and the cost per head was £40. … Read more…