Will he wont he is the question?? Depending on the weather, Andy Burch may be taking the B ride. Should he not, could we ask that someone else step in to fill his boots and determine a route on the morning.
Mr Shotton has stepped in as a volunteer to lead the A ride this weekend, hes a man with a plan; HQ, Torpoint, Polbathic then back lanes to Kit Hill. Back via Saltash and Crownhill Road. Cafe stop tbc Approx 44 miles and 3600ft
Sadly no Leisure or C ride leader has stepped forward as of yet. However these rides will continue to proceed as per usual. We just ask that someone steps forward to lead and determine a route on the morning of. I wont be about tomorrow morning for shout outs, as I’m needing to be back after lunch, so out earlier. But have a fun and importantly safe ride tomorrow if you venture out.
So after a successful YOGi Individual TT in round 1, we go on to Round Two. Round 2 is a Team Time Trial event on Wednesday 17th May at 630pm using course S3/13S The Modbury / California Cross / Ermington Valley loop (Approx 13 miles). For this event, we are encouraging members to comment below to confirm their attendance. It is planned that this be a 2up TTT, based on the number of riders who took part in round 1. Should we have more numbers, this could be changed to a 3up TTT. Please therefore confirm your name and your riding … Read more…
The ever reliable Mike Smith is leading the d ride this weekend; Shorter route for Saturday approx. 75 miles. 0830 B&Q – Totnes – Bovey Tracy – Manaton climb – Holne Chase – Princetown for coffee – home. If its raining too much may well leave out the Holne part.
With the Dartmoor Demon taking place today, its anticipated many members taking part and the best of luck to them. This has left numbers short for volunteering as a ride leader. However be assured all Club rides will proceed as nornal. We just ask that a Leisure, A and C ride leader are determined at HQ this morning along with a suitable route. Have a good weekend all
Thanks to Mr B for volunteering to Lead the B this weekend, his route as follows; Totnes Steamer Quay loop HQ to Ivybridge,Ermington,up the valley, out to Cally X, down to Garra Bridge, out to Morleigh, back roads to Harberton,on to Totnes for cafe stop at the Steamer Quay (booked) back via Dartington, then back roads to Rattery, SouthBrent, Ivybridge and back, Total mileage 52 with 4700 feet of climbing usual B Ride pace https://www.strava.com/routes/7065065
Mike returns this week to the D group with a cracking route, plan is; 0830 B&Q. Roborough, Tavistock, Launceston, Boscastle, coads green, Kelly bray and home. Tail wind up, against the wind back but on fast roads. cheers. Have a good ride all.
The Leisure ride will continue as per usual this weekend and we kindly ask that a ride leader & route be determined on the morning. Have a good weekend all
Well I had put my name down to lead the D ride this weekend, however Matt Robinsons suggested route looked like a good one. So its over to him and his plan is; 8.30am Jollys car park. With Sportives on the horizon thought it would be good to get some hills in…(Did you now????) Deux Alps route up to Lee Moor / Wottor, Cadover, Yelverton & Walkhampton. On towards Tavistock via Jordan Lane but then a right to Pork Hill up to Princetown – Two Bridges – left take on Widdecombe climb – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh for a very well … Read more…
Thanks to Steve Cross for volunteering to lead his 1st C ride this weekend His route will be as per the link below. Coffee stop at the Lifton Farm shop https://www.strava.com/routes/4869042 Ride will be within the 14-16 av and a perfect opportunity for B riders to take the step up. Approx 66 miles
Thank you to the very reliable Andy Greaves for volunteering to lead again this week; This week we are heading out to Bantham, here’s the route – HQ, Cot hill, Plymstock, Modbury, Aveton Gifford, Bantham cafe for refreshments. Then back towards Churchstow, Loddiswell, California cross, Wrangaton, Ivybridge, Plympton and HQ route can be found here –https://www.strava.com/routes/8375157 Pace around 12. 45 miles approx and all usual Yogi rules apply.
Torbay Velopark We have a fantastic outdoors cycling facility right on our doorstep in the form of Torbay Velopark and we are yet to really utilise this as a club. Therefore I’ve booked 3x Two hour evening sessions during the Summer, in which we can use the Track for Group ride training / education. There is no entrance fee and all hire costs have been covered by the club. These sessions will not be solely provided for education & training. I’m sure there will be many of us chomping at the bit (I know I am) to pedal hard and have … Read more…
Mick Brian will be taking his first Rider this week and what a route to pick for your first lead, a trip to Haytor Full details of the route can be found here with the Coffee stop in Widdecombe; https://www.strava.com/routes/8270246 Thanks Mick and have a good ride all
Well done to 18 brave YOGi’s who took part in round 1 of our exciting Summer Series, most were entering a ‘race of truth’ for the very first time and we salute you all! Great to see the YOGi spirit shown by all who took part and irrespective of times and results lots of encouragement for fellow riders with smiles and cheers for everyone at the end. This is really what YOGi is all about, celebrating the successes and the efforts of everyone who put themselves out there, be proud of what you achieved. 🙂 SO here’s what you have … Read more…