Ride to Littlehampton

Cyclists outside the ‘tea rooms’ where we had lunch. A good choice.

Last Thursday, 26 May, four of us took part in the fifth annual ride to Littlehampton and back, a total distance of 70 miles. Originally, it was never planned to be an annual event but somehow it’s worked out that way. It’s . . . → Read More: Ride to Littlehampton

Cycle Clothing. What to wear

When you’re new to cycling it’s often tricky to work out what to wear. The weather will play a big part in how well you wrap up but a few basic principles will help you stay comfy.

Helmet Mandatory on club rides. It’s best to get fitted for a ‘lid’ (helmet) at your local bike . . . → Read More: Cycle Clothing. What to wear

Ride to Horam – report

Cyclists at the start of the ride to Horam. More joined as we were leaving.

There was a good turnout of road cyclists for the ride to Horam this morning (Sunday). There were three groups: the Sportives (average speed of 17 mph), the Intermediates (average speed 15 mph) and the Tourers (average speed 12.5 . . . → Read More: Ride to Horam – report

ITUO WIZ20 BIKE LIGHT

ITUO WIZ20 BIKE LIGHT has been reviewed by SINGLETRACK MAGAZINE and has received a recommended seal of approval

I have just found that Singletrack Magazine have reviewed the ITUO WIZ20, a twin LED, 1500 real lumens with interchangeable and USB chargeable batteries that I have been using for months and reviewed for our club back . . . → Read More: ITUO WIZ20 BIKE LIGHT

In case of an incident

From time to time members have raised the question of how best to deal with an accident in which they or friends or co-riders have been involved.

Cycle Seahaven does not have the expertise or infrastructure to provide legal or procedural advice on such matters. The club is however affiliated to Cycling UK (rebranded from . . . → Read More: In case of an incident

Shammy Shorts and Cream

Well, this is all a bit embarrassing – time to talk about ‘barnacle bum’ syndrome.

As riders get more experienced, and find they are spending longer in the saddle, a few problems can occur in the ‘lower regions’. Sores, in the form of spots or even abscesses, can occur around the ‘saddle area’ of your . . . → Read More: Shammy Shorts and Cream

29/04/16 FRISTON 2B Friday night ride video

Video as promised, this time from a different angle as chest mounted instead of helmet mounted camera. Unfortunately, the camera was pointing a little low, but you can still experience the 2b Friston MTB ride. Choice of music is always very hard due to the fact that copyright free music is not easy to find, . . . → Read More: 29/04/16 FRISTON 2B Friday night ride video

Friston Forest Family Ride – April 2016

31 riders took to the forest for the April Forest Family Bike Ride. We started at the Exceat Forest car park and headed down to Friston Pond. Then along to the Candy Canes where we did a short section of the Red Route before rejoining the Family Trail. We headed up towards the Lookout where . . . → Read More: Friston Forest Family Ride – April 2016