ESCC response to Cycle Seahaven’s cycle route proposals for Newhaven

East Sussex County Council (ESCC) have proposed some new cycle lanes linking Newhaven and Peacehaven, which sounds great. However we are concerned that these proposals are mainly on steep and narrow roads, so would do little for the take-up of cycling. You can see our counter-proposals here: http://cycleseahaven.org.uk/?p=1557

ESCC have responded to the above:

Thank . . . → Read More: ESCC response to Cycle Seahaven’s cycle route proposals for Newhaven

2.5c Friday Night MTB ride report 21st March 2014

The 2C ride only had two people on the night so despite the fact that it would be more demanding for Paul and I and it would slow down the 3C a little, we decided to integrate the two rides into one for safety reasons. Knowing to be a lot slower than the 3c going . . . → Read More: 2.5c Friday Night MTB ride report 21st March 2014

Sunday Morning Ride to Horam – 16 March 2014

What luck! Wall to wall sunshine again, just like last Sunday morning. This time fourteen members turned up at the Martello Tower for a ride to Horam. It catered for two groups of cyclists, those who prefer to cycle at a ‘touring’ pace, ie an average speed of 12 mph and those who prefer a . . . → Read More: Sunday Morning Ride to Horam – 16 March 2014

Avenue Verte Official Guide: Review

Since my previous update about the Avenue Verte I have studied the official guide in more detail and would advise anyone thinking of cycling to Paris along this route to take this excellent guide with them.

It measures 17 x 12 cms and has 144 pages so is small enough to fit into a . . . → Read More: Avenue Verte Official Guide: Review

2.5c Friday Night MTB ride report 07 March 2014

At last we had a break in the weather and we managed to have our 3rd ride of 2014. I was expecting a very muddy Friston and decided to keep to lower trails knowing how muddy the top trails were a month and half ago. Despite the weather being fine on Friday, by night fall . . . → Read More: 2.5c Friday Night MTB ride report 07 March 2014

Sunday Morning Ride to Ovingdean, 9 March 2014

Wall to wall sunshine, virtually no wind and the air feeling quite fresh, ideal conditions for our Sunday morning ‘touring’ cycle ride to Ovingdean. Six cyclists met at the Martello Tower at 9.00 am, some having not cycled for two or three month due to the foul weather conditions over winter.

We headed west following . . . → Read More: Sunday Morning Ride to Ovingdean, 9 March 2014

Helmet cams and police evidence

With the reduction in price and weight of helmet cameras we are seeing more and more evidence of ‘questionable’ road use being posted to such sites as YouTube and Vimeo. At Cycle Seahaven’s meeting with our Police and Crime Commissioner (Katy Bourne) we were advised that cyclists DO NOT publish video evidence of aggressive and . . . → Read More: Helmet cams and police evidence