Saturday ‘12’ Road Ride – 7th April

This week’s ’12’ is brought to you by Nigel Waterfall.

Nigel will be taking you up to the moor, meeting at B&Q at 09:00 and then heading up through Estover and Roborough to Yelverton, then Horrabridge, the back lane to Grenofen, Plasterdown to Pork Hill, Merrivale and Rundlestone where there is the opportunity for the group to split. Here, those who wish to ride a shorter route can go to the cafe at Foxtor before heading straight back to Plymouth.

The longer route will go straight on at Rundlestone to Two Bridges, left onto the B3212 towards Postbridge. Then ,just before Postbridge, turn right and on to Bellever. Then straight through Belliver to Lock’s Gate Cross, right again and over to Dartmeet. After the climb out of Dartmeet, you’ll take the left turn to Hexworthy, up to Venford reservoir then to Holne, Scoritton and on to Buckfastleigh for our main Cafe stop. From there we will return via South Brent, Wranagaton, Ivybridge and back to Plymouth.

Here is the approximate route:

Please remember people that this ride is aimed for those that wish to ride around 12mph average. Please respect this and do not pull the group on and remember to respect the group leader.

If you have not ridden in a group before or lack experience of group riding then check out the link in regard Road Ride Etiquette which can be located under the YOGi Info tab.

  Our Ethos
  • We welcome all newcomers.
  • Our bikes are in a safe to ride condition.
  • We wear helmets on all road and MTB rides.
  • For safety reasons any type of music ear phones will not be worn, this ensures you can hear messages about cars/obstructions/directions as passed down the line.
  • We ride with front and rear lights in poor visibility and within normal lighting up hrs.
  • We remain aware that we are riding under the YOGi Cycling Banner and do not behave in a manner that can harm the clubs reputation. This means following all traffic rules, riding in single file when cars are behind, and refusing to get involved in any kind of abuse with other road users, no matter what the provocation
  • Caring passionately about the trails we ride
  • Everyone shares our ethos and ensures YOGi Cycling is seen as an exemplary cycling club
  • Everyone brings spare inner tubes and basic tools
  • We do not leave anyone stranded so shout loudly if you have a mechanical/puncture we will stop and assist
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