Now fully refreshed we headed toward Bray Shop, on what must be one of the most level roads in the area. Oh, & the rain had stopped, with patches of blue. On arrival we changed direction due east, & headed across & down to Horsebridge (15th century). Again it was a real pleasure as it felt as if we were descending all the time. We new it wouldn't last & after crossing the Tamar, now began the real work of climbing up to Chipshop. Then down to Millhill, a nice hamlet with a pleasant meandering stream running through. Then after a short steep climb we dropped down into Tavistock-Morrisons for a quick bit & something to drink.
As Trevor set off he noticed he had a rear wheel puncture. This was repaired in double quick time & soon we were entering Drakes trail, & sunny periods, for a nice bit of traffic free cycling. All be it, up hill mostly. We came to the road to Crapstone & decided on this option for a change. The climb up always seems kinder than the climb on Drakes trail. Soon on the level at the top & looking out for ponies etc. Now onto the giant granite outcrop(Crapstone). Crossing the A386 we now continued on a very level section of Drakes trail. Then a short section of road before rejoining the trail & going through the tunnel on a very fast downhill section. Then came off & on through Bickleigh on the road to Plymouth. After navigating the traffic of Plymouth we arrived just short of the Tamar bridge. Here I bad farewell to Trevor & headed home over the bridge. Wet start but a dry finish. Oh, & 50miles on the computer.