Puncture repair the cheats way

During last Sundays ride to Brighton Marina, one of our riders suffered a puncture. To save time I decided to use a puncture repair spray to keep us moving.

The spray is designed to repair and inflate tubeless or punctured inner tubes instantly without tools and without taking the wheel off the bike.

A couple . . . → Read More: Puncture repair the cheats way

A way to reduce flat tyres.

There have been a few Facebook posts over the last few weeks about multiple punctures sustained whilst riding off-road. It is always the same this time of year.

For me, punctures are doubly inconvenient as I commute cross-country from Lewes to Seaford and in winter this means riding there and back in the dark. When . . . → Read More: A way to reduce flat tyres.

Rides Calendar on mobile devices

As a reminder, our calendar can be made readily available to mobile devices by creating a homepage shortcut or, for offline viewing, by linking to the phone’s onboard scheduling software.

Details are shown at http://cycleseahaven.org.uk/cal_info/


How to prevent your bike from being stolen

Here’s a useful article that should help you to retain possession of your lovely wheels (and frame, and saddle, and . . . ). Just follow the link:

How to prevent your bike from being stolen


Beware – some of the videos in the article may cause serious stress and consternation to riders . . . → Read More: How to prevent your bike from being stolen

Bike Building for Dummies #3

Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift. Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language. Frank Smith

Having managed to create a unicycle from my Singular 69er frame and a rear wheel, ‘What next?’

I asked the combined wisdom of . . . → Read More: Bike Building for Dummies #3

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

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

Outdoor 1st Aid Course

Cycle Seahaven have teamed up with Seajay Training and Sussex Wildlife Trust to deliver a two day outdoor first aid course for our ride leaders, and there are a few places left for CURRENT club members.

Delivered by Seajay Training

Seajay Training are Cycle Seahaven’s preferred choice for high quality first aid courses, and feedback . . . → Read More: Outdoor 1st Aid Course