Terrific Turnout of Tourers

Cyclists leaving Chilley Farm Cafe

One of the strengths of Cycle Seahaven is that it caters for a broad range of cyclists: mountain bikers, hybrid and road cyclists, varying from beginner to experienced. A glance at the Rides Calendar shows that there’s a wide selection of rides on offer for them

Some of those . . . → Read More: Terrific Turnout of Tourers

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

Viva Las Whitesmith

Cyclists with Elvis at Happy Days Cafe

Four riders started at the Martello Tower for this Sunday’s Touring Section Ride to Happy Days Café at Whitesmith. However by the time we got there three other members had joined at various points along the route.

The ride took us along our usual lanes, after the . . . → Read More: Viva Las Whitesmith

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

A Highly Convivial Evening

Tourers Christmas Meal

A highly convivial evening was had by twenty-three of us at the British Legion last Thursday. We were there for the Cycle Seahaven ‘Tourers’ Christmas meal; we’d been there last year and enjoyed our Christmas meal so much that we decided to make a return visit.

In contrast to last year . . . → Read More: A Highly Convivial Evening

Winter’s Arrived and so has Black Ice!

Cyclists at Newhaven Harbour

A sharp frost on Thursday morning kicked off the Winter season, that’s the meteorological version of Winter, of course, being the 1st December.

But, there was no wind, the air was dry although a tad chilly and there was wall to wall sunshine: perfect conditions for an invigorating cycle ride. . . . → Read More: Winter’s Arrived and so has Black Ice!

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