Rides Schedule – Week Commencing 23rd September 2019

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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Stock Castelli Club Kit ***Available for purchase***

With Spring / Summer in the air, theres no better time than to purchase Stock available YOGi Castelli kit. I have the following in stock and available immediately for purchase. However note this is on 1st come 1st serve and I will not reserve; Womens Aero (Race cut) BibShorts – S=1 / M=2/ L=4 Womens Maratona (Club cut) Jersey – S=1 / M=1 / L=1 Mens Volo (Club cut) BibShorts – M=4 / / XXL=3 / XXXL=1 Mens Maratona (Club cut) Jersey – M=3 / L=1 / XXL=2 Mens Aero (Race cut) BibShorts – M=1 / XL=1 / XXL=1 Unisex … Read more…

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Saturday Road Ride Leaders

In order for our Saturday Road Rides to take place, we need volunteers to lead. If you can lead a ride or two (or even more) that would be fantastic and we would like to hear from you. There is a page of guidance and notes to help ride leaders and new riders here. Our amazing club is run purely by volunteers. If you would like to do your bit, here’s your chance. Thank you! Below is a list of ride dates and leaders, where we have them. If you wish to volunteer please leave a note in the comments section … Read more…


12-14 ride Saturday 5th Oct

Dan R has once again offered to lead, many thanks Dan, as below – I’ll take a 12-14 …sparkwell, ivybridge, cali cross (lazy fox cafe) modbury…straight back or a loop of Noss for those interested Please watch your speed down through Lutton. 20 MPH max!

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14-16 ride Saturday 5th Oct

Bill Francis has offered to lead this week. Bill has posted a more detailed map view on facebook. but essentially as his words below. Anyone(14 or 15+) for Dartmouth Cafe Alfresco, ferry and back via Totness. I think that’s the way it goes.

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16-18 Ride Saturday 28th September

I’m happy to lead a 16-18 ride this week if there are any takers! Thinking we’ll head out through Tavistock and Gunnislake to Callington. Then some variation of Kelly Bray, Pensilva before dropping down to Liskeard, back lanes across to Trerulefoot, then Seaton Tregantle and back by the ferry. We can stop whenever but either the farm shop at Pensilva or Seaton are the obvious choices but hey, I’m easy! Route looks mostly like this but will be slightly longer, I still need to get the September Fondo after all!! (And yes, we’ll be back before the rain…honest!! 😉

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12-14 ride Saturday 28th Sept

Andy B and Jonno W have offered to lead this week – Jonno and I can take the 12/14 this Saturday route as below https://www.strava.com/routes/21950705 Early Autum avoid the Tamar bridge loop to Seaton challenge ! As everyone is at their peak fitness this time of year we have planned at alternative route to Seaton,there’s a fair bit of climbing 5700 ft so it will be a steady pace with plenty of re grouping as required along the way. The cafe stop is 34 miles in so bring plenty of food. HQ up through Leigham pick up at the George … Read more…


14-16 ride Saturday 28th Sept

keeping it simple this week in the hope we get back before the rain in the afternoon , so heading for Totnes, here’s the route – HQ- Plymstock – Ermington – Avonwick – Totnes – Dartington Stopping at Riverfood farm shop – Buckfastleigh – Southbrent – Ivybridge – Cornwood – Lee moor – up past the tungsten mine – HQ 50 miles with 1400M elevation full route here, please note slightly different way back to SouthBrent after Harbourneford – https://www.strava.com/routes/21965787

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Saturday leisure 10-12 Ride – 28th Sept

If the weathers OK, Dan Richmond Hope’s to lead a leisure. Depending on numbers the route will be lee mill, cornwood, dragon hill, cadover then either via meavy or burator to yelverton…Dartmoor bakery, Vieira’s or farm shop (numbers dependant) then back via safest route

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 21st September

Phil knight is the main man this weekend: Here’s the route Yogi HQ to Cornwood, Ivybridge, Wrangaton, California Cross, Loddiswell, South Milton, Aveton Gifford, Modbury, Ermington, HQ. https://www.strava.com/routes/21854966

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Saturday Leisure ride – 21st September

Michael Taylor has kindly offered to take the leisure ride. Out to Long Ash for coffee via Sparkwell, Cornwood, Dragon Hill to Yelverton.

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2019 AGM

Yogi AGM Saturday 14th September 2019 Location: Roborough Village Hall at 2pm Introduction by Steve Monk, with an explanation of the absences of Committee members Steve Clare, John Allen, Peter Grzelinski  and Alex Haste. Finance update from Stephen Coker (Treasurer) confirming that there is currently £6600 in the bank. Money spent this year has been on road kit, the Christmas party last year at the Burrator Inn, a few items of MTB kit, and the cost of putting on this AGM. Steve asked for suggestions from club members of ways to spend the money on cycling related activities. He also … Read more…

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14-16 ride Saturday 14th Sept – AGM ride

Phil has kindly offered to lead this week, here is his plan for the route. Happy to lead 14/16 ride this week, which will call in at Roborough Hall. Route:HQ-George-Roborough-Denham Bridge-Chillaton-Tavistock(café stop at Bobs)-Walhampton-Yelverton-Roborough Hall(AGM)-HQ. 36 miles to AGM, back to HQ is 41m total, with 3718ft elevation. https://www.strava.com/routes/21665612

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12-14 Road ride – 7th Sept

Alan Farnell has agreed to lead a 12-14 ride. Same route as my solo last Sunday. Seaton via ferry and Rame. Back via Polbathic and Antony to ferry. Coffee stop at either Hill Top or Seaton. 44 miles and quite hilly, so pace will be 13mph. Route is on Strava

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14-16 Road ride – 7th Sept

7th Sept 14/16 to Talland Bay Looe/Polperro loop As summer draws to a close, a trip to the beach ! From HQ along the embankment through town to the Torpoint Ferry for 09:30 then out to Anthony, Crafthole and coast road to Seaton. Then a hill challenge on the back road past the Monkey Sanctuary to Looe then out on the Polperro road and drop down to Talland Bay beach cafe Return via the same route to No Mans Land, Widegates and Hessenford, Polbathic and back to Torpoint for the ferry back 52 miles around 5k of climbing, weather looks … Read more…

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The Geraint Thomas Velodrome Trip 2019 ***CANCELLED***

Hi all I’ve provisionally booked our Annual trip to the Newport (Geraint Thomas) National Velodrome of Wales on Sunday 13th October 11am – 3pm Please confirm your interest to attend. Last years cost for the trip was £42 and which includes 4 hour Velodrome hire, an accredited coach to lead the session and individual bike hire. I’m hoping and dependant on numbers that this remains a similar cost for this year. Full details of the event/ agenda will be posted nearer to the time. Just names interested for now please


MTB Fun/Social Ride – Sat 7th Sep 2019

It’s the first Saturday of the month this Saturday so planning on leading the classic stepping stones route. Plenty of swimming spots and a pint on route if we wish🍻 Meet at Roborough rock at 10am, then drive on to start somewhere near the Whiteworks cottages👍 That is the large rock on the old airfield, just before Yelverton on the left (travelling from Plymouth) Bring a change of clothes for the Pub afterwards. On on Windy 07827353972

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Roadies Christmas Party

for those who don’t use facebook, here’s the message I have posted – This year there is no joint Christmas get together with the Yogi MTB’ers. So far we have an option to book the Nibana in Crownhill for around 40 people on the 15th November (Friday) Before we book I need to know potential numbers of people who would be interested in attending. If we have more than this we will try and find another venue, (possibly the Burrator Inn?). Price will be around £22 per person but will confirm once booked. Please can you message below if interested … Read more…

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