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
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
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
Michael Taylor has kindly offered to take the leisure ride. Out to Long Ash for coffee via Sparkwell, Cornwood, Dragon Hill to Yelverton.
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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…
Dan is kindly taking lead of the 12-14 this weekend Route to Ivybridge, Marley head, Dartington, cycle path/road to coffee stop (Buckfastleigh @Leaping Salmon). Back through Buckfstleigh, South Brent, Ivybridge.
Justin Cartright is leading this week. Here is his route, cafe stops at Bob’s cafe in Tavistock – https://www.strava.com/routes/21259864?fbclid=IwAR1gYmrsH4EUEK6Xi_DzVarQr4LwwEU8hfEzZu4IJjFtfQyBY9G1LT8lFbU 56 miles 1500m Elevation.
Bill Francis has offered to lead this ride. Thanks Bill. Here is his plan – I will try to lead a Lettaford Loop ride (76 miles ish with rolling hills)Deux alps, Yelverton, Princetown Lettaford then down Haytor coffee at Bovey home via Ashburton.
So the forecast is for it to be dry after Friday’s rain. As we haven’t been out this way for a while (although Phil K almost made it to Salcombe on one ride while we were heading to Kingsbridge!) I thought we could a ride out to Salcombe, stopping at the Wink Prawn at North Sands. Route will be HQ – out of Plympton a slightly different way – Ivybridge – Wrangaton – California Cross – Loddiswell – Kingsbridge – Salcombe – Winking Prawn – Malborough – Aveton Gifford – Modbury – Ermington – Ivybridge – Plympton – HQ full … Read more…