Torbay Velopark – Tuesday 2nd May 6-8pm

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…

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Saturday B Road ride – 22nd April

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  

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Summer Series Round 1 – Results

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…

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Summer Series – Round 1 (ITT) Wed 19th April

So it begins!!! I’m very excited to announce the details for our upcoming Summer Series of ITT’s, TTT’S and 1x Hill climb (Hill Climb info to be released in around August along with Registration to Enter) Each month will mark a different course and discipline. These events will be club lead and replace the standard Wednesday night club ride on the dates only. Round 1 starts off with a Individual Time Trial on Wednesday 19th April at 630pm using the well known Ermington Valley course. Starting at the very bottom of the Course (Westlake Junction). It will be a ride … Read more…

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Saturday Leisure Road ride – 15th April

Leisure ride to continue as per usual. With ride leader and route to be determined on the morning

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Saturday A road ride – 15th April

Thanks to Debbie for taking the A ride lead this weekend, route as follows; Route is: Chase the B ride through Leigham and across Roborough Down, waving them off as they turn left, we will then proceed in an orderly manner to Yelverton and on to Walkhampton. Then off through some of the back lanes to Sampford Spiney and on to Moorshop. Up Pork Hill and Merrivale to Foxtor Cafe for well earned refreshments. Replenished with coffee and chocolate cake etc we will return to Yelverton back across Roborough Down returning to HQ through Leigham (Remembering to keep to the … Read more…

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Temporary Car Park Use

Hi all With the recent closure of the B&Q car park to Car access. We have kindly been granted permission to park within the rear car park of Jollys Pet Store by the Assistant Manager. Those who do so, please notify a member of staff. Should there be any questions asked, please confirm that this agreement has been reached with the Assistant Manager Richard. All they ask in return is for the odd pack of biscuits, which I’m sure we can provide amongst us. Please note that the B&Q car park will continue to be the starting location for all rides. … Read more…

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Saturday B road ride – 15th April

Andy Burch will be taking the B ride lead this weekend with thanks, plan as follows; Lifton loop https://www.strava.com/routes/6709198 B&Q, Leigham /Estover to pick up at the George 09:20 ish Roborough Down to Denham Bridge,out to Gulworthy , then on to Chillaton, left out to Crosstown and on to Lifton for the booked cafe stop, at the Lifton Farm Shop Home via Launceston, down to Trebullett ,Brayshop, Callington, then back roads to Hatt, Saltash and Tamar Bridge. Total ride distance back to B&Q is 58 miles with 5200 feet of climbing B ride pace 12-14mph

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Saturday “Alternative” Road ride – 15th April

Bryan will be doing an alternative ride this week to Paignton. Aim of this ride is to up the mileage without necessarily increasing the pace. Will be ideal for those thinking of the Sportive season coming up. From B&Q we’re take familiar route be Totnes via Wrangaton, Marley Head, Dartington to Totnes. Through Totnes onto A385,before we take a left fork and take a steady climb up to Beacon Hill before we drop down into Paignton and our cafe stop on the seafront. We come out of Paignton on the Totnes Road, through Totnes, onto Plymouth Road to Avonwick,over the … Read more…

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**UPDATED** C/D Century Ride – 15th April

Hi All, OK, we’re on for the Century (like it was ever in doubt!) Route will be out to Bude through Tavy Okehampton and Holsworthy, short stretch down the coast, it’d be rude to go all that way and skip Millook! Then back through Launceston and Callington to home. Hopefully a tail wind home as it’s forecast to be NW Should look quite like this! Remember we’re heading off at 8 a.m. from Jollies (B&Q) 🙂 Well, probably 5 past!! Ride will be kept to a steady pace as it will be the first century this year for some of … Read more…

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“Road” Sub Group – Minutes

Hi all A BIG thank you to those who attended the 2nd “Road” Sub Group meeting yesterday evening. Plenty of very productive discussion and action points created. Please note, that everyone and anyone is welcome to these group sessions (Of course, Members only!) It isn’t closed to those who have attended previously and we always welcome new ideas / opinions Please find a copy of the minutes attached Road Ride Leaders Sub Committee 10.4.2017

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Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 22nd May 2017

Here are the details of this week’s ride schedule, non members are very welcome to try two of our rides, ideally try, ‘like’ and ’join’. That way the club is suitably insured and we think a fair approach too! Read more…

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Car park Closed

Hi all Reminder that the B&Q car park is currently closed with no access. So you may want to think again if you were planning to drive in this morning. Have a good weekend

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Saturday B Road ride – 8th April

Cheers to Justin for volunteering to lead the B group this week, route as planned; Route for tomorrow. HQ, Ivybridge, South Brent, Buckfastleigh cafe stop. Back across the moors, Holne, Venford reservoir, Hexworthy, Princetown, home. Good forecast – summer bike time!

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Saturday C Road Ride – 8th April

Thanks to Rich Butler, who is taking ya’ll of to the Coast again this week. Don’t forget your monies for the ferry from Dartmouth. Coffee stop TBC on the Morning also. https://www.strava.com/routes/8161663  

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