Dieppe Channel Hopper

Cyclists outside the Hotel de la Plage in Dieppe

 

Four of us from Cycle Seahaven hopped across the Channel with three other cyclists last Friday to take part in a cycling trip organised by Phoenix-CTC, a member group of Cycling UK. We stayed at the Hotel de la Plage, a hotel I’ve used . . . → Read More: Dieppe Channel Hopper

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Triple Challenge 20/30 mile Sponsored Ride

Once again Martello Rotary are organising their sponsored challenge in aid of British Heart Foundation on Sunday, 11th June 2017. The courses are similar but not identical to last year. The 20 mile will lead you across the Downs to Firle, along the Coach Road to Alfriston and then back across the Downs to Norton . . . → Read More: Triple Challenge 20/30 mile Sponsored Ride

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How to plan a new route

Ride leaders, have you ever thought, “I’d like to go somewhere different today.” Cyclists, have you thought, “Not Firle Road and Bopeep, again?”

Don’t despair, help is at hand. Cycle Seahaven has produced a video guide to help you to plan new routes. It gives you the skills and tools you will need to explore . . . → Read More: How to plan a new route

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Cycling and the Justice System

The ‘All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’ have posted a request for evidence to allow them to review the case for cyclists and how incidents are handled by the Justice system. Our members may like to assist by forwarding their own experiences. The deadline for submitting evidence is the 16th of January 2017.

The below text . . . → Read More: Cycling and the Justice System

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Touring Rides Galore in 2016

Cyclists at the Luna Rossa Italian Restaurant in Newhaven

There were over a hundred touring rides this year; there would have been more but some were cancelled due to bad weather.

Our last touring ride of 2016 was this morning (Thursday) which included a refreshment stop at the Luna Rossa Italian Restaurant in Newhaven, . . . → Read More: Touring Rides Galore in 2016

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Local footpath being upgraded to allow cyclists

*** Update – 27th March 2017. The path is now open for use.

Footpath Clearance, ready for the cycle way

Footpath open and ready for use

Footpath open and ready for use

 

By Andy Lock, on October 31st, 2016:

The footpath at the end of the A259 walking/cycling path between Newhaven and Peacehaven . . . → Read More: Local footpath being upgraded to allow cyclists

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A27 East of Lewes – infrastructure schemes

Highways England (used to be Highways Agency) are consulting on improving access along the A27 between Lewes and Polegate. All of these schemes appear to include better cycling provision. Cycle Seahaven often runs club rides that need to cross the A27, so this could be great news for both our Road and MTB cyclists, but . . . → Read More: A27 East of Lewes – infrastructure schemes

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ICE

Ice is clearly a hazard for cyclists. It can catch out even the most experienced of us and in late Winter the roads can be unexpectedly slippery. Also, the temperature a few miles inland can be 2 or 3 degrees lower than along the coast. As a ride leader the possibility of ice is one . . . → Read More: ICE

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