Monday 12th April 2021 10:00am

Starting from - Car Park near Mole Valley Tavistock PL19 9DP
Please park tidily allowing enough space between the next vehicles to support social distancing
There are toilets in Morrison’s, next door
, PL19 9ET

This The Widger Spoke Easies ride is open for anyone to join

  • 27.1 miles
  • Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road
  • 3 hr

Starting point




Devon
PL19 9ET

We start by following the trail through a housing estate before getting into countryside and make our way over the river Walkham and through Grenofen tunnel before climbing up to Yelverton. Here we cross the main road and follow the trail to Clearbrook. There is a short road section before we re-join the trail and make our way through another tunnel and then past Bickleigh . The trail then goes through Great Shaun Wood to Plym Bridge. We will return on the same route.

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The ride will be lead in accordance with British Cycling Covid-19 rules. Please take a minute to look at British Cycling’s guidance regarding cycling activity during Covid-19 before booking on this ride https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/about/article/20200512-about-bc-news-British-Cycling-Updated-Coronavirus-Guidance-0 We will be exploring the Drakes Trail cycle path, starting in Tavistock and going as far as Plym Bridge before returning the same way. This is a very pretty route through both woods and open country with views across Dartmoor. There is no planned toilet stop on this route but some pubs or cafes that we pass may have open facilities.

The route is mostly on traffic free cycle path but there are a few short road sections and some tunnels.

We will stop for Energy intake and Photos. There may also be a cafe stop on the return journey

We require you to wear a helmet if you are riding with us. Please make sure that you bike is mechanically sound and that you carry at least one spare inner tube for your bike as well as means to inflate it. Please also bring a bottle of drink to take on your ride and any energy bars or sweets that you might need. You will need lights with you for the tunnels. To comply with COVID-19 Restrictions please bring gloves and hand sanitiser with you and sanitise your hands before and after your ride. Please bring with you whatever you would like to eat and drink. Refreshments are not to be shared between participants. Also bring money in case any of the café’s en-route are open.

We never leave anyone behind

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