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

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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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

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

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

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

Prom signage changes – further works

East Sussex County Council have identified some alterations that will help improve signage and visibility on the shared path between Bönningstedt Parade and Bishopstone railway bridge.

There are a couple of circular blue signs that need to be modified over Bönningstedt parade. Currently these signs show shared use of the same space (looks like a . . . → Read More: Prom signage changes – further works

New signage for Seaford seafront

ESCC have advised us that new signs are to be installed along the ‘Share With Care’ sections of Seaford seafront, between Edinburgh Road and the Martello Tower. Fourteen new signs have been designed and are due to be installed soon. These signs reflect the inclusive nature of our prom, now used by people of all . . . → Read More: New signage for Seaford seafront