Author Archives: Alex Haste

Coronavirus Response -All Club Rides Cancelled – November 2020

Hi All, Following the Governments announcement on Saturday 31st October and in line with the renewed National Lockdown restrictions. Unfortunately with immediate effect we are cancelling all club rides until further notice.  Continuing to remain both physically and mentally healthy, is still very important. So we recommend that members continue to use our Facebook page, to organise 1:1 rides. Which are currently still allowed. The Facebook page can still also be used for advice on Routes and of course the usual banter. We wish you and your families the best through these uncertain times. Please do follow the Governments/NHS’s advice and … Read more…

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Recommencing Club Rides – COVID 19 Controlled – (Starting from 3rd December)

Hi All, We are delighted to be able to re-open Club rides from Thursday 3rd December. All group rides will continue to adhere to British Cycling and Cycling UK’s guidelines. Whilst also adhering to the Rule of 6 and the Governments new Local Tier system. For full details visit; https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know We are fortunate enough to be able to cross counties, so please remember; If you live in a tier 1 area and travel to an area in a higher tier you should follow the rules for that area while you are there. If you live in a tier 2 area, … Read more…

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 14th March

12/14 Seaton loophttps://www.strava.com/routes/16749705Jonno only rides to Seaton ride Andy B and Jono will lead this one, HQ meet Tamar bridge 09:20 ish Hatt ,Pillaton,Hessenford cafe stop Seaton back Via Downderry climb Tregantle .For those that want to cut short straight back for the Torpoint ferry,but the ride will continue around Rame Head ,Cawsand St John then back on the ferry

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Saturday 16 – 18 Road ride – 14th March

Adrian leads the way this week. Saturday 16 -18 Road Ride, 14th March We’ll be heading to Teignmouth this week, via Paignton and Torquay. Then we’ll do a little Haytor loop because it would be rude not to. Looks something like this, 80ish miles, nice steady pace to get everyone home in one piece. Cheers https://www.strava.com/activities/650551073/shareable_images/map_based?hl=en-US&v=1469279130

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Saturday 29th Feb – Road rides Cancelled

With Strong winds and Heavy rain predicted YET AGAIN!!! 😭 Unfortunately we have no choice but to cancel Official road rides tomorrow (29th Feb) with the safety of our members a priority. Those who do venture out do so at their own risk. Stay safe peeps

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Saturday 12-14 Ride – 8th Feb

Andy B takes the 12/14https://www.strava.com/routes/15530401HQ Leigham pick up at the George 09:20 ish Denham Bridge to Gulworthy, out to Chillaton down to Bobs at Tavy for the cafe stop, back via Horrabridge Yelverton46 miles 4500ft of climbing, calm before the storm

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Saturday 16-18 road ride – 8th February

Michael Smith takes the 16-18. HQ 0900 – Yelverton, Tavy, Pork, Dartmeet, Ashburton, Totnes for coffee and home. Pork and Dartmeet at your own pace, everywhere else stick together. cheers.

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Alternate 15+ Road ride – 1st Feb

15 + Teign Valley loop.. Lee moor, Yelverton, Ptown, Moreton, Teign Valley, Ashburton. Coffee Salmons leap 75ish miles 1840 mtr chance to extend maybe.

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 25th Jan

Andy B takes the 12/14 Saturday 25th Jan HQ Sparkwell Dragon hill Lee Moor Lap of Burator, Walkhampton TavyCafe stop at Church Lane Cafe for a change,back via Yelverton back roads to Bickleigh 45 miles 4K of climbinghttps://www.strava.com/routes/22789849

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Saturday 15+ Alternative road ride – 25th

Bill francis has offered to lead a alternative 15 + ride to Oakhampton, Widen D, Moret, Bovey 360, Ashburton 80ish miles

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Saturday leisure 10-12 ride – 25th Jan

Mike Taylor can take the leisure ride this Saturday. Distance: about 30 miles. Route: Up Deux Alpes, Lee Moor, Cadover, Meavy, coffee at Long Ash before returning via Dousland, Burrator (clockwise), Sheepstor, Cadover, Borringdon and Colebrook. I’ll turn off at Colebrook but for any needing to get back to Coypool it’s just a matter of a mile or so.

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Saturday 14-16 Road ride – 25th Jan

Phil Beazley is happy to lead the 14/16 group this week. Weather looks pretty good, route as follows: HQ-Yealmpton-Noss Mayo-Modbury-Kingsbridge(café stop). Kingsbridge-Loddiswell-California Cross-Ivybridge-HQ. 50.2 miles, 4462ft elevation. Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/17052029 Best RegardsPhil

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***Delayed Start – 18th Jan***

IMPORTANT POST With recent reports of ice and in the matter of safety for our members. We have taken the decision to delay start of the club ride by 1 hour Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause however safety must come first

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Saturday Leisure (10-12) Road ride – 18th Jan

Mike Taylor will take the leisure ride this Saturday. Distance: about 30 miles. Route: Up Deux Alpes, Lee Moor, Cadover, Meavy, coffee at Long Ash before returning via Dousland, Burrator (clockwise), Sheepstor, Cadover, Borringdon and Colebrook. I’ll turn off at Colebrook but for any needing to get back to Coypool it’s just a matter of a mile or so.

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Saturday 12-14 Road ride – 18th Jan

Andy B has stepped forward to take the 12/14 Seaton cafe stop loophttps://www.strava.com/routes/16749705HQ to Tamar bridge meet here 09:20 ish out to Hatt back roads to Pillaton, Bethany out to Menheniot, across to Widegates then down to Seaton cafeBack via Tregantle Torpoint ferry 48 miles 4200 ft of climbing,Looks like it should be nice and dry !

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