Category Archives: Ride & Event Reports

MTB Fun/Social Ride – Saturday 17th March 2018

This 3rd Saturday ride we will meet at the usual place at 10am at Roborough Rock Carpark, then drive on to the start point nearby. (The big rock on the old airfield near Yelverton). It’s looking nippy, but their a gap in the weather, but will probably stay fairly low in the woods. Aim to be back at about 1330 to 1400hrs. Bring a change of clothes as we will go to the Pub for lunch/snack/drink afterwards. (Optional). Cheers John Allan

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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 Fun Ride – Aerial Video

Thanks to Windy and his RC Drone, we have some great aerial footage which shows what great riding we have on our doorstep! Click into this post to see the video

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MTB Fun/Social ride – Sunday 28th Dec 2014

Ride tomorrow – Sunday 28th Dec. Meeting at 10:15am at Newbridge Carpark. Planning to ride a decent ride and get up high so probably best bring a snack/some lunch. Weather will be frosty but Sunny all day. see you there John 07824505817

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MTB – Fun/Social Ride – Sat 20th December

This Saturday’s Fun ride will start at Quarry car park, (just before Burrator Dam on the left). Meet at 1000hrs ready to ride off at 1015hrs All the yogi rides are meeting up afterwards at the Burrator Inn for drinks/lunch/snack for an XMAS get together.  So we will aim to be back at the Pub for around 1:30pm.  Please bring a change of clothes.   John 07824 505 817

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MTB Fun/Social ride – Saturday 15th Nov

3rd Saturday of the month has arrived again, so it’s the MTB Fun/Social ride tomorrow. We will meet 10am at Roborough Rock – Saturday 15th Nov (Carpark just north of the Large rock on the old airfield, nr Yelverton) We’ll be riding something reasonably sheltered for most of the ride, but it may rain at times, so come suitably dressed. also a change of clothes for afterwards as we’ll drop in to the Pub for Drink/Snack/Lunch afterwards. John 07824505817

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MTB Fun / Social Ride – Saturday 18th October

Its time for the ‘3rd Saturday’ Fun Ride again.  We will meet 10am at Roborough Rock car park, on the old airfield. then drive somewhere close by to start the ride. Bring a change of clothes as we will go to the Burrator Inn afterwards for a Chat/Drink/Lunch for those that wish.  Ride for around 2hrs depending on the weather. Dress appropriately, waterproof top needed, as we may get wet at times, currently the forecast for the area is looking Cloudy with one or two heavy showers, fairly windy.  Should be fun 🙂 Directions: It’s the big rock by the old airfield, near Yelverton. … Read more…

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Yogi Fun Ride – Aerial footage

Last Saturday we had a great turnout of 14 riders and 1 dog in perfect weather.  We started from Cadover bridge, heading up onto the moor.  This video shot by Windy was just a small part at the start of the route but gives a bit of a feel for what our MTB rides are like.  Hopefully it will be the first of many.


MTB Fun/Social ride Sunday 28th Sept – Woodbury common

We have an extra ride this Sunday for the Fun/Adventure level riders. Start at carpark just south of Woodbury castle, east of Woodbury village, which is just SE of Exeter.  For those of you that have FB then check the Yogi Cycling MTB posts. Will likely stop at a pub for lunch mid ride if weather permits.  Looks like it will still be bone dry and fine weather. meet at 1045hrs ready to ride at 1100hrs  

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MTB Fun / Social Ride – Sat 6th September

For this weeks Saturdays Fun Ride / Social ride we will meet at Blackaton Cross Carpark (aka Lone Tree Carpark), near to Cadover bridge at 10am. Directions: From right next to Cadover bridge (walking symbol marked 207) take the small minor road up towards the top of Lee Moor quarries. The public Carpark is marked with a cycling logo in the attached map. I’m thinking that if the weather is dry we will have a Pub stop for lunch/drink at Cornwood, but only if it’s dry. Otherwise we will do the usual and go after the ride for those that … Read more…

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Xtra MTB Fun Ride for the AGM

Hi All, How lucky are we!!!! We have an extra MTB fun ride this week to celebrate the YOGi Cycling AGM meeting, don’t worry it’ll be fun, BBQ, Beer, Raffle and trophies, what more could you ask for:-) The BBQ is FREE!!!!! For those that haven’t renewed their membership, this could be a good time to hand over your £10 😉 Please meet at the Yelverton Rock on the old airfield at 10am, I plan to do the dwarf run down to double waters………… it’s a quality XC route, and you never know we could get a dip in…. dependant on … Read more…

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MTB – Fun/Social Ride – Sat 21st June

Fun Ride – Saturday 21st June
Meet at South Brent Carpark @ 1000hrs.

This Saturday we will be riding as normal, but as it’s going to be hot and Sunny 🙂 we thought we should find somewhere with water for the odd swim or two, so we’ll Meet at South Brent (the old Railway car park, like we’ve used before) and ride up to the Avon Dam (Swim Stop, Dam jumping) and right up onto the moor. Some great descents plus the usual banter and jelly snakes!

Might be worth bringing some sandwiches/snacks, plenty of water and some swimming togs! Read more…

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MTB Adventure Ride – 19th December

19th Dec Adventure Ride “XMAS SPECIAL” meet at the George pub car park at 7:15pm. Planning an urban ride with a Mince pie, Clotted Cream and Mulled Wine stop, on me. All welcome but I expect to see Xmas attire, tinsel, bubbles, hats etc….. go on you know you want to!!!!! Unfortunately not dog friendly 🙁

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Sunday Road Ride – 14th July (Report)

Firstly, we can’t guarantee a formal ride on every Sunday as, like the Saturday Rides, they rely on someone to volunteer as leader. I’m happy to lead on the Sundays that I’m available but I also like to ride on Saturdays and can’t always do both. If anyone would like to volunteer to lead one then please let us know and we’ll post it!

On arrival at B&Q I realised that the later start time of 10:00 was not necessarily a good thing! It was incredibly hot down there already and I’d turned up early for a change too so had to swelter away until Holly turned up with yet another tyre problem to take my mind off the heat! Read more…


Saturday 14 Road Ride – 22nd June (Report+Photos)

With our usual high number of YOGi entries for this weekend’s Dartmoor Classic, the small turnout at B&Q was to be expected. Eight of us set out on today’s 14 adventure. A nice round number and, to be honest, I chose a very easy week to lead a ride! I decided on one of my favourite routes. The last time I led it the weather turned out so bad that only a handful of us completed the whole route! This time the weather forecast could have easily gone that way too but luckily it didn’t. The strong winds would be … Read more…