RideLine no longer available

Due to supplier changes made to our ride cancellation system we can no longer operate our RideLine telephone service. To check for cancellations you must use the online calendar and look for the words **** CANCELLED **** in the ride description.

This is a bit of a blow to those of us who liked the . . . → Read More: RideLine no longer available

A Perfect Cycle Ride

Cyclists riding along Stalkers Lane on their way to Blackboys

We’re lucky in Cycle Seahaven as we have miles and miles of wonderful country lanes to cycle along, many having little traffic and just the occasional horse or farm vehicle to pass. Those around Ripe, Chalvington and Chiddingly are especially quiet; the hedgerows are . . . → Read More: A Perfect Cycle Ride

Teach a kid to ride

This excellent video by Isla Rowntree shows us the best way to teach most kids how to ride a bike. Some key points are:

Avoid starting with stabilisers. These teach kids the opposite of what to do when they go onto two wheels; Start with a ‘balance bike’. This is a simple sit-on bike with . . . → Read More: Teach a kid to ride

Tools and Bike Wash installed at The Big Park

Many thanks to Lewes District Council for installing a bike wash, fix it stand, pump and drinking fountain at Peacehaven’s Big Park (Centenary Park).

With access to National Cycle Route 2, bridleways and a café, this is an excellent venue for cyclists.

 

Tools, pump and drinking fountain

 

Bike wash (a hose . . . → Read More: Tools and Bike Wash installed at The Big Park

Regular Sunday Beginner Rides

Roger & Paul thought it was time to reestablish the Sunday morning beginners rides where new or more cautious riders can try out and develop some very basic off-roading skills and build confidence.

The rides begin at 08:30am at the White Lion in Seaford on Sunday mornings, commencing from 10th July. Initially, these rides will . . . → Read More: Regular Sunday Beginner Rides

2B Introductory Ride for Hybrids and MTBs

Ride report for Sunday’s 2B ride on Sunday 3rd July.

6 of us – Barry, Tim, Becky, Roy, Paul and Roger rode a loop around Seaford this morning at an average of about 8 MPH, with a mix of mostly minor roads and off-road single track. And with some lovely weather to boot!

From Firle . . . → Read More: 2B Introductory Ride for Hybrids and MTBs