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Saturday C Road Ride 24th October… Foxtor calling 🙂

A return to a route we did a few months ago, going to be showery, sunny, mild, but mainly breezy!!  so what better time to take a trip up Pork and Merrivale with a nice push from the West? 🙂 The route will take us along Eggbuckland road out to the bridge…any late risers meet us there, (we’ll leave there no earlier than 0935), after that we’ll take the new bridge over the Carkeel roundabout and head up the Callington road.  When we reach the Hatt roundabout we’ll decide on either the back road or the main road, decided by … Read more…

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Saturday C Road Ride – 17th October

My turn to lead the C ride this week, so I thought i would follow in Andy Wright’s footsteps from last week and head out to Dartmouth / Slapton Sands. His ride unfortunately didn’t go ahead due to a C ride no show, therefore heres to hoping for a better turn out; From B&Q we head for Ivybridge and up along the Ermington to Wrangaton Valley where we will take a right at Kitford Cross, Head towards California Cross and take a left towards Gara Bridge & Moreleigh. We then take the road past Woodlands travelling to Dartmouth. Before descending down into Dartmouth we take … Read more…

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Saturday C Road Ride – 10th October

A big thanks to Andy Wright for volunteering to lead his 1st road ride today, his route as follows; https://www.strava.com/routes/3478072 with a café stop at sea breeze in slapton approx. 35 miles in. total distance 65+ and elevation depending on your device should be more then 5600 fee Thanks Andy, i’m sure your be just fine.  

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Saturday C Road Ride – 3rd October

This week’s ride will see us make the most of the last of the sunshine and dry weather. We will be visiting the beach so we are off to Cornwall. Leaving B&Q, we will head to the Torpoint ferry – leaving at 9:45. We will then ride through our usual route to come to our cafe stop at Seaton, See you all tomorrow Lynda

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Saturday C Road Ride – 26th September

The first autumn Saturday and a forecast easterly breeze to blow us home, the only way to cross the moor with a tail wind! 🙂 This week’s route will see us head out through Plympton, Ivybridge, South Brent, Buckfastleigh to the Dartmoor Lodge (no stopping!) before a leg warmer (if not already warmed up!) up the Peartree climb.  We’ll regroup at the small carpark adjacent to the cattle grid which marks the top, to allow the leader (from the rear!) to catch up!  From there it’s a due North route passing Jay’s Grave ( info click here ) before we pick … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 19th September

This week’s C ride, with the weather looking promising. Will be a trip to the SE Cornish Coast, which we haven’t done for a while. 9am start we will head for the Tamar bridge via Embankment, Exeter Road, past Plymouth Uni, Train Station and onto Wolseley Rd into St Budeaux. Aim to be at Bridge for 935 – 945, should anyone want to meet there. Take the road from Saltash to Callington, where we take a left at the Roundabout back towards Liskeard via St Ive & Merrymeet. From Liskeard we head for Seaton beach cafe (for our much deserved … Read more…

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‘C’ Ride to Brentor, Saturday 12th Sept

Nice little trip North this week with a gentle warm up to Yelverton on the Plymbridge cycle track, for any slow starters wishing to meet us there we’ll leave no earlier than 10:00…you know who you are!  A short trip on the main road takes us down to Horrabridge and then towards Tavistock via Whitchurch.  In Tavistock we’ll head past Tavistock college and then up the gentle climb to join the Bere Alston road.  Regroup here before a trek North towards and over the roundabout at Gulworthy and on toward Chillaton.  Before we get there we’ll take the right and … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 5th September

This weeks C Ride will be led by myself and in tradition with wanting to do a different route each time. I’ve gone with a Route that i’ve not yet ridden fully (Between Tavi & Launceston and then Launceston to Callington) Route as follows; We will be aiming to leave B&Q at 9am and will be heading for Launceston via Deuz Alps, Lee Moor, Cadover Bridge, Yelverton, Walkhampton, Whitchurch, Tavistock, Milton Abbot and into Launceston Cake / Coffee stop will be the P I E Stop Cafe on Penygillam Way Feeling refreshed, we will head back towards Saltash via Treburly, Kelly Bray, Callington, St … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 29th August

Thank you to John Ambrose for volunteering to Lead the C ride this weekend, his exciting route as follows; This weeks ride is a real treat and not to be missed, a bit of a magical mystery tour as we visit not 1 but 3 beaches in the South hams. Buckets and spades optional. Strava link for full route as follows: http://www.strava.com/routes/3178054 It is a ride 2 halves, 1st half a bit more open and rolling to the Café stop at North Sands in the Winking Prawn, 28 miles in and 778m of climbing. The 2nd half is narrow, technical, … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 22nd August ***Weather Dependent***

Hi all Its my week to take turn in leading a ride and back by very popular demand is a return trip to Roadford Reservoir. Which just so happens to be my favourite route but with plenty of climbing; Starting from B&Q we head up Deu’z Alpes up onto Lee Moor / Cadover Bridge / Yelverton / Walkhampton / Horrabridge and then up Jordan Lane. Following a route close to Tavistock Golf club, we then descend down onto Moorshop (Pork Hill road) and climb back up towards Brentor. Heading for Chillaton / Tinhay / Left at Sprytown and onto Roadford Reservoir, where we will … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 15th August

Thanks to John Ambrose for opting to lead the C ride this weekend, his route certainly appears to be a good one; http://www.strava.com/routes/3071912 Hope you all enjoy, shame i cant be there. Will make up for it Next week with a Roadford Reservoir Trip!!!


Saturday C Road Ride – 8th August (Please read)

Unfortunately we have been unable to find a Ride leader for the C ride this weekend, which as a result means that the “Official” club santioned C Road ride will be cancelled. With the weather forecast looking favourable tommorrow, i’m sure that we can expect a good turn out of riders. Therefore we ask that those taking part to jointly agree a route and ensure they ride within our club ethos. Again we must strongly emphasise that any ride created in this way will not be a club sanctioned / official ride therefore is not covered by Club Insurance. The … Read more…

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Saturday C Road Ride – 1st August

John Ambrose will be ride leader for the C ride this weekend, thank you John. His route as follows; Hi, This week’s C ride is about 48 miles with 1467m of climbing. Strava link as follows; http://www.strava.com/routes/2942365 Option to extend a bit after cafe stop if the group wishes. Start at B&Q with usual route to Ivybridge, South Brent and Buckfastleigh. We turn hard left at bottom of the hill here so be warned, don’t over shoot and keep on going. Now for some climbing as we go up and down through Scorriton to Holne. Then follow the Classic route … Read more…

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Blackpool Sands here we come…’C’ ride 25th July

All in the title, sunny and dry is the forecast – perfect for a trip to the coast for the first day of the holiday season 🙂 Out via Ivybridge, up the valley and across to California Cross before a little leg stretch up Gara Bridge, across to Dartmouth and down to the lovely Blackpool Sands for a cake and swim?? Post swim it’s up and across to Slapton before heading back through Kingsbridge, Avonwick and a blast back down the Ermington valley.  Plan at the end of the valley is to continue on the main road back towards Plymouth … Read more…


Saturday C Road Ride – 18th July

Well it is my turn to lead this weekend, so i thought we could do a ride I’ve not yet done and that also hasn’t been done for a while. Weather is looking promising which will be a big plus. Route as follows; Starting from B&Q we will head for Roadford Reservoir via Duez Alps, Lee Moor, Yelverton, Horrabridge, Tavistock, Brentor, Sprytown, Broadwoodwidger. Cafe stop will be at the Lakeside Cafe (Roadford Reservoir) Before we head home via Lewtrenchard, Chillaton, Gunnislake, Bere Alston, Roborough, Leigham Approx 65 mile route according to following link; http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/YOGi-Roadford-Res-Route-66 Being a ride i’m not familiar with, … Read more…