Peacehaven Cycleway now open

Footpath Clearance, ready for the cycle way

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 is being upgrade to allow cyclists. This is an ideal alternative for cyclists looking to ride between Peacehaven . . . → Read More: Peacehaven Cycleway now open

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

Bridleways and Byways

One of the key elements of the Monday daytime rides is that we seek to use bridleways, byways and quiet country roads, with as much off-road as possible, sometimes over 75% of the route. Most of the bridleways and byways would have been in existence from the time of the enclosures, if not earlier, and . . . → Read More: Bridleways and Byways

Route Maps

A new page has been added to our website that lists a small selection of our favourite rides. The list can be sorted by mileage or total climb so you can look for routes by distance or effort. You can use the search function to filter routes by destination, distance or type (Road, MTB, Track). . . . → Read More: Route Maps

An Invitation to become a Member of the OVCN Project

With the Project to build The Egrets Way well into its 3rd year, we have recently become a Registered Charity (No 1155182). This will enable us to raise funds more easily as well as to limit the personal liability of the Trustees (members of the Steering Committee).

It also means that now only Members of . . . → Read More: An Invitation to become a Member of the OVCN Project

Thursday Pub Ride #6 – new venue

Change of destination: Although we start at the same place as usual for Thursday’s 7pm pub ride – the White Lion, Seaford – we have a change of route for October 9th. Instead of stopping at the Flying Fish we’re mixing things up a bit and heading out to another country pub – This time . . . → Read More: Thursday Pub Ride #6 – new venue

Thursday pub ride #5

The weather’s STILL holding out and we’re expecting yet another fine day for this week’s slow ride on Thursday 2nd Oct. The ground conditions remain dry and dusty, even after the rain we had Monday night and last night.

Starting at the White Lion on Belgrave Road, Seaford at 7pm we ride the back way . . . → Read More: Thursday pub ride #5

Cycling to Paris

Three of us, all members of Cycle Seahaven, recently cycled to Paris along the Avenue Verte. We were part of a group of nine cyclists from the Phoenix Cycling Club whose aim was to follow this signposted route between the British and French capital cities. The signposting had been completed in 2012, just in time . . . → Read More: Cycling to Paris