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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A259 Cycle Way under construction

You may have noticed that the shared cycle route proposed by Cycle Seahaven is currently under construction between Newhaven and Peacehaven. This scheme is being achieved by filling in the gap created when the road was narrowed to keep traffic away from subsidence. Many car drivers think that this gap is already a cycle path . . . → Read More: A259 Cycle Way under construction

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Egrets Way planning application

The Egrets Way logo

The Ouse Valley Cycle network project team have just sent this letter to our Chairman asking for support for their latest planing application. Cycle Seahaven desperately urges cyclists to support this planning application by clicking the link provided to leave supportive comments at http://www.southdowns.gov.uk/planning/search. There are already objectors to this fantastic scheme to provide a . . . → Read More: Egrets Way planning application

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Dr Bike on the Prom – Sunday 13th April

To celebrate the official opening of shared walking/cycling on Seaford prom we will be setting up the club stand at the Martello Tower. We’ll be there on Sunday 13th April between 10am and 4pm.

We will have Mr Cycles, our friendly local bike shop, on hand with trained mechanics to offer free bike tune-ups and . . . → Read More: Dr Bike on the Prom – Sunday 13th April

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Southease to Rodmell under way

Despite the recent apalling weather the Southease to Rodmell section of The Egrets Way is now under construction, linking up the SouthDowns Way to the bridleway from Rodmell. This is an important step in creating a full length cycle way between Lewes and Newhaven. This second stage (the first being the Lewes to Kingston link) . . . → Read More: Southease to Rodmell under way

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Eastbourne Cycling – Bespoke’s reponse

Further to our report on the proposed cycling improvements in Eastbourne, Bespoke Cycle Group have published their well considered response.

Click here to read their thoughts http://bespokecyclegroup.org/campaign/eastbourne-cycle-routes-consultation-2014-response/ Some proposals get a real ‘Thumbs Up’ others are less well received by Eastbourne’s local cycle group.

The consultation is still open for a few more days (Jan . . . → Read More: Eastbourne Cycling – Bespoke’s reponse

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Undercliff extension, anyone?

There’s been a recent snippet in the local papers about a residents association suggestion to build a shared path under the cliffs at Telscombe. Cycle Seahaven got in touch with Chrstine Bowman of Telscombe Residents Association for more detail. She responded with:

“The cliffs at Telscombe are unprotected from the elements (unlike Saltdean and Peacehaven), . . . → Read More: Undercliff extension, anyone?

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A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven – CSH response

Cycle Seahaven have responded to the ESCC cycle way proposals with another option: a cycle way from A259 to Lewes Road (c7) via Valley Road. This route would go past Meeching Valley Primary School, the playground on Valley Road, and up Willow Walk to a new crossing over to Elphick Road, thus linking up to . . . → Read More: A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven – CSH response

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