More Refreshment Stops

Cyclists at the Castle Cottage Tearoom by Pevensey Castle. Note the waitress sitting down; she didn’t say much!

The Refreshment Stops map has recently been updated with a couple more café stops in Sussex and seven in Seine-Maritime. I’ve decided to start adding some in France as I know that some Cycle Seahaven cyclists . . . → Read More: More Refreshment Stops

A Superb Long Touring Ride

Cyclists passing the East Beach café at Littlehampton

Following our superb short touring ride on Tuesday five of us cycled to Littlehampton on Thursday, a round trip of 70 miles.

A ride along the coast to Littlehampton is completely different to our usual rides which are along picturesque country lanes. This trip mostly involves . . . → Read More: A Superb Long Touring Ride

A Superb Short Touring Ride

Cyclists in the centre of Ripe

We aim to have three touring rides each week: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The Tuesday rides are the shortest at approximately 25 miles; the ride today was no exception.

The weather conditions this morning were ideal for cycling: dry, sunny and virtually no wind. Eight of us gathered . . . → Read More: A Superb Short Touring Ride

Tourers clock-up the Miles

Cyclists enjoying high class afternoon tea in Appledore

Over the past week there have been five touring rides and anyone cycling in all of them would have clocked-up 250 miles. It provided a good opportunity for cyclists to get some decent mileage in their legs, especially for those going on long distance cycle tours . . . → Read More: Tourers clock-up the Miles

Final Touring Ride of Winter

Cyclists in the café at Old Loom Mill

Today, the 28th February is the last day of Winter; that’s the Meteorological Winter of course. There’s no point in pretending that Winter still has three weeks to run, ie to the Equinox, as it was clear on our touring ride today that Spring has arrived . . . → Read More: Final Touring Ride of Winter

Third Time Lucky for Muddles Green

Cyclists leaving the café at Muddles Green

It was third time lucky for a touring ride to Muddles Green today (Tuesday); two previous attempts this year had been cancelled due to bad weather. However, the weather today was fine and eight tourers cycled to Muddles Green for a refreshment stop at one of our . . . → Read More: Third Time Lucky for Muddles Green

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

Another Superb Autumn Touring Ride

Cycling along the Cuckoo Trail

This morning (Tuesday) was superb for cycling: warm, dry and virtually no wind. Our touring ride was shorter than usual at only 20 miles but it included some gravel tracks where our speed is less than when cycling on tarmac roads.

Seven of us started at our usual place, . . . → Read More: Another Superb Autumn Touring Ride