Warning: Resurfacing of Lower Wick Street

Lower Wick Street has just been resurfaced between the junction with Station Rd near Arlington Reservoir and a point about 25 metres past Langtye Lane in the direction of Chalvington. The road surface is covered with loose chippings which are hazardous to cyclists for two reasons: loss of grip, especially on a road bike with . . . → Read More: Warning: Resurfacing of Lower Wick Street

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.

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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

Riding two-abreast

Should we ride two abreast on public highways? Many road users think not, but may not appreciate the benefits for everyone in doing so.

Highway Code rule 66 includes the statement “never ride more than two abreast, and ride in single file on narrow or busy roads and when riding round bends”. The confusion for . . . → Read More: Riding two-abreast

ITUO WIZ1 & WIZ2 – 900 Lumens USB rechargeable wireless bicycle light, powered by 26650 & 18650

14 November 2015 latest info on my ITUO WIZ1 & 2 bike lights review.

Since the clocks went backwards here in the UK, I have been using my two sample lights during my daily commute (DONE AT NIGHT ON LIT ROADS)

Wiz1 is on my bar and WIZ2 on my helmet. this is my . . . → Read More: ITUO WIZ1 & WIZ2 – 900 Lumens USB rechargeable wireless bicycle light, powered by 26650 & 18650

Shared Seafront Queries

Segregated Marking to join or leave the seafront

A few Seaford residents have been in touch with Cycle Seahaven for clarification on the design of the shared cycling scheme on Seaford seafront between the Martello Tower and Edinburgh Road. The floor-painted markings at the Martello and Edinburgh Road ends were installed by East Sussex . . . → Read More: Shared Seafront Queries

Helmet cams and police evidence

With the reduction in price and weight of helmet cameras we are seeing more and more evidence of ‘questionable’ road use being posted to such sites as YouTube and Vimeo. At Cycle Seahaven’s meeting with our Police and Crime Commissioner (Katy Bourne) we were advised that cyclists DO NOT publish video evidence of aggressive and . . . → Read More: Helmet cams and police evidence

Cyclists and Police talk Safety on the Roads

CES members meet with Katy Bourne

Tuesday 28th January. Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne & Sgt. Stacey Ellott of Sussex Road Policing Unit recently met with members of Cycle East Sussex to discuss issues of Road Safety and Cycling. Cycle East Sussex consists of eight cycling campaigning groups throughout East & West . . . → Read More: Cyclists and Police talk Safety on the Roads