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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 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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Fun Ride – 19th November – Beliver Forest / East Dart

Seven of us met at Yelverton for what looked like a blustery 3rd Saturday Fun Ride. It turned out nicer than expected though as is so often the case.   We travelled out to a Carpark just south of Beliver Tor – Tom, convinced that we were meeting at Quarry carpark kindly checked that no one else had misread the website and called in there on the way just make sure. Riding this this ride were: Roger and Penny Eyre, Emily Johns (on her second ride with us), Tom Nickson, Andy Westcott, Penny Allan and yours truly.  As Penny A and I had … Read more…

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MTB Fun Ride – Sat 17th Sep 2011

This Saturdays Fun Ride saw a fantastic turnout of riders for the 3rd Saturday of the Month ride, especially considering the ominous forecast and looming dark clouds as we drove out from Plymouth towards Dartmoor. Meeting at Roborough Rock, it was also good to see a few more youngsters along – I think Jane and Lucy had been recruiting friends so they have some younger company. We had 14 in all, making a fairly large group, and the best turnout for one of our new 3rd Saturday rides so far. James and Alex had been told to go to the Yelverton Rock, … Read more…

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New to Road Cycling – Wednesday evenings fortnightly

There is a fortnightly road ride that meets every other Wednesday, especially for those that would like to see how they get on with cycling. The ride will be advertised within the ride schedule on the week that it is running, so do look out for details of it there. So far this ride has proved to be a resounding success with many people coming out to try it. The ride will meet at the usual time of 6.30pm at B&Q Coypool. Carl Hutchins (Ski) has kindly suggested this ride and will be your ride leader. The pace will average around 10 mph … Read more…