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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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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Saturday 1st August

For the ‘1st Saturday of the month’ ride this month we will be meeting at Newbridge Carpark, River Dart, Near Ashburton (I say we, I mean everyone else but me, since I’m still unable incapacitated 🙁  Iain Smith is standing in and leading the ride. Meeting point will be Newbridge car park, near Ashburton (On the River Dart) at 10.30. Note: We will NOT be meeting at the usual place as that is the wrong side of the Moor and the extra half an hour to give extra time to drive there! Not a huge long ride so no need for lunch but quite hilly … Read more…

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MTB – Bike Motion Bash – Off Road Cycle Sportive

If you fancy an Off road Sportive towards the east of Devon, then this might be of interest.. Bike Motion are proud to announce the second edition of the Bike Motion Bash mountain bike event in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance Trust! Taking place on Sunday the 24th May 2015, the event starts and finishes at Bicton Arena and takes in woodbury common and surrounding area. Three route options of 72km (45 miles), 48km (30 miles), 24km (15 miles) of 90% off road riding on a course of varying terrain including fire roads, twisting singletrack, green lanes, testing climbs … Read more…

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MTB Fun/Social Ride – Sat 21st March 2015

The MTB Fun/Social ride will effectively merge with the YHA Weekend Saturday ride starting at Belliver Youth Hostel at 10:30am Saturday 21st March. this is open to all regular Fun/Social riders, plus the Wayne’s World and Early Bees rides. Note that as this ride is an all day ride and therefore around twice the duration/distance of the normal Fun rides, we  therefore politely ask that only members that have previously ridden with us, and therefore know what to expect in terms of fitness and duration etc, attend this particular ride. The next normal fun ride will take place in the … Read more…

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Velodrome Trip – Sunday 8th March

There are still a few places available so not too late to book! We leave B&Q Marsh Mills at 10:30 and will aim to be back around 9-9.30p.m I have cleats with me for those that have asked for them. Don’t forget: helmet, gloves, kit, food and drink, towels, deodorant and a sense of humour!:) See you tomorrow for what we hope will be a brilliant day out! Well here are the long awaited details of our trip to the Newport Velodrome on Sunday 8th March 🙂 We have a 4 hour session booked from 2pm to 6pm and the … Read more…

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Newport Velodrome Trip – 8th March

Now here’s a date for your diaries – On Sunday the 8th March we are planning a trip to the Velodrome at Newport. 😀 Velodrome and coaches are booked, just finalising the last details and will post a full update after the committee meeting next week so get those passes booked now! This promises to be another great day out and demand is likely to be high for a limited number of places, so keep an eye on the site so you don’t miss out! **Apologies, should have said could you hold off putting names down until next week when … Read more…

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MTB 1st Aid Course – next weekend!

MTB First aid course joining instructions. Read more…

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Soggy Bottom XC Race – Newnham Park, Plymouth

It’s Soggy time again.  The first round is next weekend 11th January 2015. Full details here: http://www.xcracer.com/raceentry/index.php?series_id=96

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MTB Duathlon – XC Race & Cross Country Run – Stinger – Newnham Park

Don’t forget the Stinger event is this Sunday 16th Nov at Newnham Park Either enter or come and support Yogi members that are putting themselves through the mill! Online entry has closed, but there are still places available on the day. Registration open at 9am, race start at 11am. Various Categories – Pairs, Male/female. Ride and Run or share the Running with someone you know. Click for more info http://www.fullysussed.co.uk/stinger-duathlon.html

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YOGi Haytor Ride to Watch the Tour – 11th September

Apparently a couple of days before the YOGi’s take on the Exmouth to Exeter Tour route there’s a bunch of professional teams having a go at it… 😀  Still not too late to sign up btw…click here!  <– spot the shameless plug! So what better than a ride out on a school day to watch (with apologies to all the teachers, but you’ve just had a massive holiday so not too much  sympathy!).  We’re planning to enjoy the action at Haytor and will take the scenic route across the moors to get there. We’ll leave YOGi HQ (B&Q March Mills) at … Read more…

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Tour of Britain Ride 13th September – Details!

So this is what you’ve all been waiting for…details of this year’s Tour of Britain club ride on Saturday the 13th September. 🙂 It’s a long post so stick with me!!  While not a sportive the route will be fully signed and we’ll have 3 feedstops for you with proper food and water to keep you going, as well as plenty of YOGi banter and support! There are still plenty of places available so please post below if you’d like to join the fun 😀 There are 2 options, both start at Exmouth with the shorter 64 mile route finishing in Tavistock, … Read more…

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Tour of Britain Time 2014 – REGISTER INTEREST

*** PLEASE SEE THE DETAILS POST FOR LATEST INFORMATION…HERE***   With August marching on and parents looking longingly at the back to school posters in Tesco’s, the thoughts of every Devon cyclist turn to this year’s Tour of Britain stage in the county.  This year the route takes the peloton from Exmouth to Exeter, not as you might think on a short and blisteringly fast time trial but over 114 miles of beautiful Devon countryside.  While the pro’s will ride this on Thursday the 11th September (and no doubt we’ll organise a club ride out to watch), why not pit yourself against them and … Read more…

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MTB XC Haldon race – Tonight 6:30pm & 7:15pm (Wednesday)

Just in case you feel like a spot of friendly racing tonight. Just pitch up at the main Haldon Forest Park car park tonight and sign on (usually by the café area). You can sign on right up to a few minutes before the start of the race. Read more…

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Getting ready for Winter – Soggy Bottoms and Stingers

The longest day has been and gone, so it’s time to get ready for winter!
Plymouth’s XC scene will be busy again this winter with 2 doses of The Stinger Duathlon and 3 rounds of the Soggy Bottom Series at Newnham Park.
We’ve moved the Soggy Series back a little, to avoid clashing with the cyclocross season. All three Soggy Bottom rounds will take place in early 2015.
Soggy Series Dates
Round 1: 11th January 2015
Round 2: 8th February 2015
Round 3: 8th March 2015 Read more…

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MTB Fun Ride – Saturday 21st Sept – Postbridge

Meet at Postbridge Car park @ 10:15 am.  We’ll be out for about 3-4hrs, so maybe worth bringing a sandwich or two. The forecast is not bad with light winds, so we’ll head up towards Hamel down for the long descent, or stay lower in the woods if the weather looks worse than predicted. Map: View Larger Map See you there! John & Penny Mobile: 07824505817  

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