Thursday pub ride #5

The weather’s STILL holding out and we’re expecting yet another fine day for this week’s slow ride on Thursday 2nd Oct. The ground conditions remain dry and dusty, even after the rain we had Monday night and last night.

Starting at the White Lion on Belgrave Road, Seaford at 7pm we ride the back way . . . → Read More: Thursday pub ride #5

Tour of Britain – Seaford Video

If any of you missed the Tour of Britain as it passed through, or you need a reminder, then check out this video by Christopher Conil. It gives you a marvellous taste of the atmosphere and excitement surrounding this event.

Channel Hopping to Dieppe

Cyclists near Le Treport

Last Friday six of us, who usually cycle in the Cycle Seahaven touring rides, hopped across the channel for a weekend of cycling in the countryside around Dieppe.

The ferry crossing from Newhaven only takes 4 hours and is quite cheap so it’s an attractive proposition to hop across to . . . → Read More: Channel Hopping to Dieppe

Our Longest Touring Ride of the Year

Cyclists at Littlehampton

Our touring ride on Tuesday (9 September) was a round trip of 75 miles which makes it our longest such ride this year. It was to Littlehampton and back, a ride which has become an annual event as we’ve now cycled it on three occasions, in 2012, 2013 and now in . . . → Read More: Our Longest Touring Ride of the Year

Why Don’t Cyclists Use Cycle Paths

This is a very funny article by Carlton Reid which is posted on motoring.co.uk

Extract:

Because cycle paths tend to be terrible and, if you haven’t ever ridden any, here’s why. Let’s imagine a car journey designed by a British cycle path designer. Motorways would become minor roads and then back again before ending at . . . → Read More: Why Don’t Cyclists Use Cycle Paths

A Perfect Touring Ride

Cyclists leaving the Arlington Tea Gardens

The weather last Sunday was ideal for cycling; it was sunny and warm with virtually no wind. Eight of us met at the Martello Tower in Seaford of which two sped off to do a sportive type of ride and the rest of us embarked on a more . . . → Read More: A Perfect Touring Ride