Ian Roberts and possibly Steve C will be leading the 12-14 Ride this weekend. Message from Ian below Hi all, I haven’t led a ride in a long time, so please be gentle with me lol. The 12 14 will be heading to Avon Mill cafe via Ivybridge, Ermington and Loddiswell. Our return journey is via Gara Bridge, Wrangaton and Ivybridge. Distance is about 50 miles. I’m looking forward to leading a ride once again. See you all on Saturday. Thank you Ian
Hi all With spring not a million miles away and for those who missed the last kit order in the last quarter of 2018. I have the following stock kit available. Sizes are available upon request and plenty of Women’s wear; From the very latest order (Based on 2018 pricing) Maratona club jersey (£52.50 +Vat) = 4 Volo club Bib Short (£59.99 +Vat)= 6 Pro Aero Jersey £61.99 +Vat) = 5 Pro Aero Bib Short (£79.99 +Vat) = 6 Pro Thermal Longsleeve Jersey (£63.99 +Vat) = 4 Pro Light gillet (£45.99 +Vat) = 6 From the order before (Based on … Read more…
Phil Knight is planning a day trip over to France to do some cycling, here’s his message – Hello all. I am planning a 24-hr trip to cycle around Roscoff with work colleague. Probably leisurely 50 miles or so at around 12-14mph, with several food and drink stops. Out on the overnight ferry, back the following night. 22/23 March. Cost approx £110 for 4 sharing a cabin – I need 2 more to make a group of 4. Let me know if you’re interested.
We have a joint ride lead this week, thanks to Andy and Jonthan for offering to take the ride out. As below – Myself and Jonno can take the 12/14 this week on a Seaton loop, HQ, Culver Lane ,Crownhill to the Tamar Bridge pick up here 09:30 ish Out to Hatt and Pillaton,then back roads to Bethany, then we will take a right and head out to Menheniot then across the A38 to Widegates, Hessenford, along the valley for the cafe stop at Seaton, usual route back Downderry, Tregantle, Torpoint and back to Plymouth, 48 miles around 4K of … Read more…
His route is as follows: HQ, Alps Duex, Cadover Bridge, Yelverton, Princetown, Two Bridges, Hexworthy, Holne, Buckfastleigh (café stop at railway station), South Brent, Ivybridge – HQ. Distance 51 miles, 5200ft elevation 51.6 mi http://www.strava.com/routes/16733372 Thanks to Phil Beazely whom has offered to take the 14-16 ride this weekend.
Matt Robinson has offered to lead this weekend. Thanks Matt, heres his plan – I can lead a 16-18 ave YOGi ride out to Slapton this Saturday. (Definitely will be closer to the 16 ave pace) 9am start. Cafe stop at Slapton. Cheers
So if there are any takers I’ll lead a 16-18 ride which will head to Totnes before turning to Buckfast and on to the moor through Holne and Vennford. We’ll stop for coffee at Foxtor in Princetown before a fast blast back to P-town. Distance will be somewhere around 55-60 miles with around 5500ft of climbing. Route will look a bit like this Coffee stop is well in to the ride so come prepared and pace will be much more 16 than 18…we might not even make that given the amount of climbing but let’s see how it goes…! 🙂 … Read more…
Happy New Year – Our first ride of another year!! Meet 10am at the usual place – Roborough Rock (Carpark by the large rock on the old airfield near to Yelverton) We will drive to a nearby start location, then ride until around 1:30-2pm. Afterwards we usually go to the Burrator Inn for Lunch/Drink/Snack, so please bring a change of clothes with you. If you are new to the club, please check the MTB Tab of this website and read the information about the regular rides.
Alan Farnell is the man with the plan this weekend. Route would be 45 miles approx. Newnham, Wotter, Burrator, Princetown with coffee stop at Foxtor Cafe, Tavistock and home via Drake Trail
Emma and myself will co-lead the ride this week. We are heading out to Kingsbridge. Here’s the route – HQ – Ivybridge – California Cross – Gara Bridge – Moreleigh, Sorley Cross, Kingsbridge. coffee stop will be at the Creeks End pub. return route will be – Kingsbridge – Churchstow – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Yealmpton – Smithaleigh – Plympton – HQ route can be viewed here – https://www.strava.com/routes/16651534 48 miles, 1200m Elevation. see you Saturday.
The Inaugural Tacky Tours MTB Ride of 2019 lead by Yorkie will roll out this weekend to help Ronnie Barker break his new bike in. Plan is either Princetown and back or possibly a ride out the back of Wotter. Not too Technical but will have some miles to cover.
PG has agreed to take the Leisurely ride on Saturday Exact route TBC in due course but will allow a leisure ride to go ahead Thanks Peter
Thanks to Mike Gould for volunteering to lead the last 12-14 ride of 2018 12-14 ride tomorrow to Dartington Hall (cafe stop) via Wrangaton, South Brent, Marley Head and back via Totnes, Avonwick, Erme Valley, Ivy and home.
Andy B takes the last 14-16 ride of the year with alot OF thanks and appreciation 14/16 Tavy loopHQ up through Leigham pick up at the George 09:20 ish Denham Bridge to Gulworthy out to Chillaton back into Tavy to Bobs for the cafe stop, home via Horrabridge Walkhampton etc , about 45 miles pace maybe more 14 than 16 ! https://www.strava.com/routes/15530401
Hi All, Well the last Saturday YOGi ride before Christmas, so a bit of a lazy one really, and of course will end at the Burrator Inn at approximately 12:30. Will be good if those who have finished their Christmas shopping/present wrapping/Turkey stuffing join us. Route is:- Leigham – Green Lane – Douseland (to drop off warm/dry/festive clothes) -Walkhampton – Horrabridge – Moretown – Harford Bridge – Dartmoor Gliding Centre – Tavistock (coffee at Bobs and maybe meet up with Yorkies MTBers) – Drakes Trail -Yelverton – Burrator. As ever looking forward to a Saturday ride with you all!