Bike building for dummies #2

“I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!”

― Mark Twain

Having picked up my brand new (to me) bike frame and decided that I was going to build it myself, I thought that I should jump right in. But where should . . . → Read More: Bike building for dummies #2

2B Improvers in Friston Forest

2B Improvers In Friston.

14 of us repeated most of last week’s route up Cardiac and back down the Gallops, with the addition of just a little bit of downhill single track – Snow Run last segment (Final Descent?) – before we picked up the Galleon Fields slope via the car park.

A really pleasant . . . → Read More: 2B Improvers in Friston Forest

The Photogenic Tourers???

Cycling past the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill

Taking a decent action photo of cyclists can involve a bit of time and effort to set up; far easier to take a photo of cyclists sitting in a café drinking tea and coffee! However, when a group of Cycle Seahaven cyclists are passing the . . . → Read More: The Photogenic Tourers???

Bike building for dummies #1

Rule 12: n+1

‘The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.

While the minimum number of bikes one should own is three, the correct number is n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as s-1, where s is the number of bikes owned that would . . . → Read More: Bike building for dummies #1

Lewes Cycling Map – help needed

Drop by the Nutty Wizard corner of South Street on Sunday 23 April from 1.30 – 2.30pm to share your thoughts and ideas on what should be included in the new cycle map for the Lewes . . . → Read More: Lewes Cycling Map – help needed

Brilliant Easter Egg Ride

Saturday saw the most successful Cycle Seahaven Easter Egg Ride yet. Seventy one riders of all ages joined in the ride in Friston Forest and our thanks go to Mark Woodgate and his team who organised the event. It was also the first event to use the newly acquired Club Trailer. We’ll let the pictures . . . → Read More: Brilliant Easter Egg Ride

Tourers clock-up the Miles

Cyclists enjoying high class afternoon tea in Appledore

Over the past week there have been five touring rides and anyone cycling in all of them would have clocked-up 250 miles. It provided a good opportunity for cyclists to get some decent mileage in their legs, especially for those going on long distance cycle tours . . . → Read More: Tourers clock-up the Miles

Warmest ride of the Year

A very enthusiastic 11 of us enjoyed our warmest ride of the year. The concrete road was ‘dismissed’ by the Improver group and a new rider with CS, new to riding the Downs too, who just went for it and happily listened to, and, eventually, acted on, advice about dropping your heels in the ready . . . → Read More: Warmest ride of the Year