Urgent – clear the path

We have received an urgent request from a community-aware gentleman called Chris who has been gradually clearing the Ouse Estuary Cycle Path between Bishopstone and Tidemills of the season’s accumulation of over-growing bramble, nettles and other vegetation.  

He asks for help for tomorrow, Saturday 14th July!

We have much appreciated what he has done so far in clearing some of those dangerous thorny branches which were just waiting to draw blood.  But there is much to be done.  Can anyone help, please, if only for an hour during the day?  He has a petrol strimmer but you should bring stout gloves, secateurs and shears if you have them.  If not, just come.

OK, it’s not quite as bad as this track but if it’s left, it could be!

Festival Ladies’ Ride 14th July

Celebrating the Womens’ Festival of Cycling which is held nationwide throughout July, this ride starts 1.30pm on Saturday, 14th July, meeting on the cyclepath at the bottom of Edinburgh Road, Seaford.

Heading towards Newhaven on the Ouse Estuary Trail cyclepath, we will head for Piddinghoe along Ouse Valley.  We then take a short road  ride on C7 to  pick up the Egrets Way.

 

We will stop for Refreshments at YHA at Southease and return via same route.  Ladies with all levels of cycling ability will be welcome. This is a gentle ride and we set at the pace at that of the slowest rider.

Helmets and rear lights are essential. Ladies please bring a friend and join our relaxed social event.

Ride Leaders, Sarah Winser and Kate Carver, can be contacted on Ride leaders page HERE

Bike or No Bike – Cycle Seahaven can get you riding this weekend!

Saturday 16th June at Peacehaven Big Park

Dr Bike 10 am till 12.15

Health Ride 1 pm till 3 pm 

Cycle Seahaven is proud to be launching the first local ‘Health Ride’ this Saturday16th June, in conjunction with South Downs National Park, at Peacehaven’s Big Park.

The day starts at 10am with a Dr Bike Surgery – where anyone is welcome to dust off their bikes and take them along for a check over, this runs until 12.15. Alongside Dr Bike there will be a small flat circuit, for anyone who would like to have a go. You don’t even need your own bike, Cycle Seahaven has a selection of bikes for people to have a go on, with Ride Leaders on hand to support.

The ‘Health Ride’starts from 1 until 3pm – all welcome – all ages. It’s a gentle one hour circuit towards Telscombe Tye and back along the cliff tops, with Ride Leaders on hand to support and help out. This will be off road and suitable for Hybrid or Mountain Bikes. Once again, the club has a selection of bikes (and helmets) to lend, so don’t worry if you don’t have your own. There will also be a couple of E-Bikes for those who would like to try out a bike that can be boosted with electric power, which can make cycling accessible for older folk and people with health issues.

If taking part with your own bicycle, please note the club has a ‘Helmets Must Be Worn’ policy. ‘Health Rides’ is an exciting new project aimed at getting local people out on bikes to enjoy the beautiful countryside and associated health benefits, that recent studies have shown. Wheels or no wheels, simply turn up, have a chat, try out the flat circuit and join in the Health Ride. For more information about the Health Rides and Cycle Seahaven contact Joanne Barlow on 07783 636204 or contact Joanne Barlow through our Ride Leaders contact page

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 over the weekend of 30th June / 1st July 2018. We need a minimum of 10 people to run the course. The price of the course is only £35 (an additional fee of £10 is […]

Last Chance for New Jerseys

HURRY HURRY THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO ORDER YOUR CSH JERSEY

We are now in a fortunate position to offer more than the regular Jersey and you can choose from the list below and select  the size that suits you.

WE ONLY HAVE A SMALL WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY PLEASE PLACE YOUR ORDER BY NO LATER THAN 31 MAY

Payment in full with your order, please pay by BACS payment to CSH account – Sort code 30-65-37 Account 22902360

To order please send details to Denis Bass –   

Please specify full name of garment, price and owayo size. 

Cycling short sleeve  Jersey 3qtr zip £26

Cycling short sleeve Jersey full zip £27

owayo size 2 3 4 5 6 7
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison S S M L
International size XS S M L
Chest circumference (A) in inches 32¼ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½” 38½ – 40¼” 40¼ – 41¾”
             
owayo size 8 9 10 11 12  
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison XL XXL 3XL  
International size L XL XXL  
Chest circumference (A) in inches 41¾ – 43¼” 43¼ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46¼ – 48” 48 – 49½”  

 

Cycling long sleeve Jersey 3qtr zip £29

Cycling long sleeve Jersey full zip £30

owayo size 2 3 4 5 6 7
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison S S M L
International size XS S M L
Chest circumference (A) in inches 32¼ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½” 38½ – 40¼” 40¼ – 41¾”
             
owayo size 8 9 10 11 12  
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison XL XXL 3XL  
International size L XL XXL  
Chest circumference (A) in inches 41¾ – 43¼” 43¼ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46¼ – 48” 48 – 49½”  

Fleece lined cycling Jersey full zip £50

owayo size 2 3 4 5 6 7
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison S S M L
International size XS S M L
Chest circumference (A) in inches 32¼ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½” 38½ – 40¼” 40¼ – 41¾”
             
owayo size 8 9 10 11 12  
Cycling Jersey C2 Sport comparison XL XXL 3XL  
International size L XL XXL  
Chest circumference (A) in inches 41¾ – 43¼” 43¼ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46¼ – 48” 48 – 49½”  

 

Cycling wind jacket (showerproof) £38

owayo size XS S M L XL XXL 3XL
Chest circumference (A) in inches 30 – 32¼” 32¼ – 35½” 35½ – 38½” 38½ – 41¾” 41¾ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46½ – 49½”

 

Ladies running/cycling singlet £22

owayo size owayo size S2 S3 S4 S5 S6
Chest circumference (A) in inches 29¼ -30¾” 30¾ – 32½” 32½ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½”
International size XS XS S M
             
owayo size S7 S8 S9 S10    
Chest circumference (A) in inches 38½ – 41” 41 – 43¼” 43¼ – 45½”    
International size L X    

 

Ladies running/cycling long sleeve shirt £27

owayo size owayo size S2 S3 S4 S5 S6
Chest circumference (A) in inches 29¼ -30¾” 30¾ – 32½” 32½ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½”
International size XS XS S M
             
owayo size S7 S8 S9 S10    
Chest circumference (A) in inches 38½ – 41” 41 – 43¼” 43¼ – 45½”    
International size L X    

 

FOOTBALL JERSEY  LONG SLEEVE V NECK £22  

owayo size 2 3 4 5 6    
Chest circumference (A) in inches 32¼ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½” 38½ – 40¼”    
International size XS S M  
               
owayo size 7 8 9 10 11 12  
Chest circumference (A) in inches 40¼ – 41¾” 41¾ – 43¼” 43¼ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46¼ – 48” 48 – 49½”  
International size L XL XXL  

 

KEEPER JERSEY LONG SLEEVE C COLLAR £42

owayo size 2 3 4 5 6    
Chest circumference (A) in inches 32¼ – 33¾” 33¾ – 35½” 35½ – 37” 37 – 38½” 38½ – 40¼”    
International size XS S M  
               
owayo size 7 8 9 10 11 12  
Chest circumference (A) in inches 40¼ – 41¾” 41¾ – 43¼” 43¼ – 45” 45 – 46½” 46¼ – 48” 48 – 49½”  
International size L XL XXL  

 

HOCKEY SHIRT HALF SLEEVE £30

owayo size 4XS 3XS XXS XS S M
width (A) inches 16½” 18” 19¾” 21¼” 22¾” 24½”
length (B) inches 19¼” 21” 22¾” 24¾” 26¾” 28¾”
             
owayo size L XL XXL 3XL 4XL 5XL
width (A) inches 26” 27½” 29” 30¾” 32¼” 34”
length (B) inches 30¾” 32¼”

 

‘Dare to Bare’ Bike Rides

Following on from a secretive but successful trial, Cycle Seahaven will be running regular naked bike rides in and around Newhaven, Peacehaven and Seaford.

We have permission from local authorities and Sussex Police to start our ‘Dare to Bare’ series of rides & events,  so we’re seeking club members to join us to promote the freedom that comes from cycling.

You will need to ride without garments, but shoes and back-pack are allowed. You must wear a safety helmet; gloves and knee/elbow pads are optional.

A number of dates for all abilities have been planned throughout the warmer months (no excuses, gents). To see photos from our trial ride and to book a place, please visit our Dare To Bare page HERE.

NEW CHALLENGE ALERT

I think it’s fair to say that those who took part in the April challenge felt like this at times… 

EAT

SLEEP 

RIDE 

REPEAT

with work, kids and family duties thrown in between! But what a month it was! 

Congratulations to all those that completed it all and well done to all those that didn’t (but tried)…. and that was the point. It was great to read your comments on Facebook and Strava and see the encouragement offered by others. 

So what’s next….? Why not continue for as long as you can OR… up the game a bit?

If you are looking for another challenge well; Ellie’s been talking to Helen again! 

So how about some hill climbing in May?

You set your own goal. The height of Ben Nevis, 20 times up Firle Bostal, conquering that illusive hill or just beating your cycling nemesis? It’s up to you!

Instead of trying to cycle back home using the flattest route available, pick the most hilly one! It’ll be great training for summer events (like the SDW or London to Brighton).

Over to you… 

Nutrition for your Rides

On Wednesday 23rd May, Cycle Seahaven has organised a Nutritional Advice Evening for those doing 2 & 3 day SDW and L2B rides. 

Gingerfit will provide advice and samples of bars, drinks and other recovery foods to help you plan your nutrition before, during and after your rides. 

This will be held at Charles Neville Room, Community House, Meridian Centre, Peacehaven from 7 pm.  It will be a ticket only event to be booked and paid for by 14th May.  The cost to members will be £8.  Payment by cash or cheque payable to “Gingerfit”,  to Sarah Winser.  Contact Sarah Winser initially via Ride Leaders page

Please note there is a minimum number required for event to go ahead and this will be confirmed by 16th May.

Triple Challenge 20/30 Sponsored Cycle Ride

Once again Martello Rotary are organising their sponsored challenge in aid of British Heart Foundation on Sunday, 10th June 2018.

The courses are similar 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 and Seaford.  The 30 mile is similar but includes an extension across the Ouse Valley to Telscombe and a tough climb back up Itford Hill to rejoin the 20 mile route.

Please Register before the event so that full provision can be made for post event facilities.

Full details, maps, directions and Registration Forms can be found at http://www.triplechallenge.martellorotary.org.uk