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Steady Road Ride Route 22nd Oct

Hi all, This week both the Steady and the Leisure Rides will be heading into Cornwall. We will be doing much the same route buuutttttt we will be going in the opposite direction so at some point we should cross each other’s paths. From our usual start point – B&Q car park at Plympton (09:00am) – we will make our way to the Tamar Bridge for 09:40 to meet those wanting that lie in. From here we will head to Hatt and on through the villages of Pillaton and St Germans to the t-junction at Polbathic. Here we will turn … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride Route 15th Oct

Hi everyone, Just checked the weather and it’s looking like good conditions with light winds, so I thought we would head out on the Moor. Princetown, Belliver Forest From our usual start point, B&Q car park at Plympton, (09:00am) we will  climb up to Cadover via Lee Moor before making our way to Yelverton to pick up anyone wishing to join us there (09:45-10:00). From here we will head towards Princetown and on past Two Bridges. From here we will take a left and continue on until just before Postbridge where we will take a right around Belliver Forest before the 20% switchback descent of Dartmeet. … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 8th October

Meet 9am B&Q Coypool, Plympton Saturday’s ride will take us out to Ivybridge then Ermington, Modbury and California Cross (ideal point to cut-off if you wanta shorter ride). From here we head to Loddiswell and our cafe stop at The Avon Mill. After filling our bellies and a bit of chat we’re off to Kingbridge and Torcross. At Slapton we take a left turn for a lovely 4 mile climb to Moreleigh. We’ll most likely head home with a blast down to Ermington etc. The rough route is here (please note; it might not be in the same order or … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride Route Sat 1st Oct

Hi all, It looks like being hot hot hot this Saturday so let’s make the most of it and get a good ride in to Tavistock and Lydford. From our usual start point – B&Q car park at Plympton (09:00am) we will  climb up to Lee Moor before making our way to Yelverton to pick up anyone wishing to join us there (09:45-10:00). From here we’ll drop down into Horrabridge, on to Tavistock and then a clockwise loop to Chillaton and on to Lydford for our café stop. After filling our faces we’ll pass Brentor and head back to Tavistock (here’s a chance … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 24th September

Hi all, We abandoned this ride half way around due to bad weather last time, so let’s try again this week, the weathermans giving us good odds on sunshine. Usual start point – B&Q car park Plympton (09:00), we will then make our way out to just before Ashburton via Plympton and Ivybridge. From here we start to climb our way up Holne Hill and Hexworthy Hill, where we go past Venford Reservoir, this will bring us up onto the Moors. It’s just a short dash then past Two Bridges to bring us to the Café stop at the Foxtor café in Princetown. With a … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 3rd Sept

Hi all, This weeks ride we will be heading  into Cornwall for one of the Yogi’s favourite rides. From our usual start point – B&Q car park at Plympton (09:00am) we will make our way to the Tamar Bridge for 09:40 for those wanting that lie in. From here we will head to Hatt before going through the village of Pillaton and on to the T-juntion at Tideford where we turn right onto the A374 for a bit before taking the Looe road to Seaton for the café stop. It’s the coastal road back to Torpoint with those wanting a shorter route turning off at Tregantle or … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 27th August

This week we will ride the Seven Bridges Tamar Valley route which as it says on the tin is based around the short sharp climbs that this beautiful valley is reknowned for. We will head for Yelverton via Duez Alpes (can meet us here!) then head for Denolm Bridge – Gulworthy – Gunnislake – Horsebridge – Chip Shop – Tavistock (Cafe stop here at Bob’s East End Caff).  Then a choice of  Pork Hill and Merrivale to Princetown and back to Plymouth.  55 Miles Ish Or for those who prefer an earlier (or yep easier finale) Whitchurch – Horrabridge – … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 20th August

Hi all, Usual start point – B&Q car park Plympton (09:00), we will then make our way out to just before Ashburton via Plympton and Ivybridge. From here we start to climb our way up Holne Hill and Hexworthy Hill, where we go past Venford Resevoir, this will bring us up onto the Moors. It’s just a short dash then past Two Bridges to bring us to the café stop at the Foxtor Café in Princetown. With a belly full of cake it’s all downhill (sort of) back to Plymouth. Ride distance of about 55 miles, the café stops is around 40 mile mark so it … Read more…

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Steady Road Ride – Saturday 13th August

This week the Steady Ride was led by Kim Wiltshire and myself.  More pics here  The whole ride offers some classic riding with fantastic moorland and coastal views. Full route here.

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Steady Ride Report – Saturday 30th July

By Em Hazeldine Sun, sea, summer, good company, good riding and good fun! Well…all the best decisions are reached over a good pint!! Picture the scene…warm summer evening, pint and a half into some rather good, still, Cornish cider, sitting on the lovely Barbican, in great company and the world is a happy place. PQ mentions getting people on board to lead rides and it seems like a cunning plan emerges for Alli (now in her drinking dotage having retired from the elite race world) and myself to lead Saturday’s YOGi steady ride…genius!! And why not? We have both been … Read more…

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Saturday Steady Road Ride Route 2nd July

Hi all, As most must be feeling a little pooped after the Classic this week, I’m sure this weeks Steady ride will be a little more layed back than usual. Where better to ride than the amazing coast around Cornwall. This weeks ride will be led by Lynda McTier and the plan is to meet up with the Leisure Ride group at the cafe stop at Seaton at about 11:30ish. From our usual start point – B&Q car park at Plympton (09:00am) we will make our way to the Tamar Bridge for 09:40 for those wanting that lie in. From here we will head … Read more…

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Steady Ride Route 18th June

Hi all, This week it looks like it’s coastal fun for everyone as the Steady ride will be heading out towards Slapton and back via Kingsbridge. Starting at our usual start point – B&Q carpark Plympton – at 09:00 we will then head towards Ermington before going out past Modbury and on to California Cross. Here’s a chance for anyone who fancies a shorter ride of 40 miles to head back to the ranch. For the rest of us we will make our way out to just before Dartmouth and on to the coastal road and the cafe stop at Blackpool … Read more…

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