A Perfect Autumn Cycle Ride

Cyclists outside the Di Paolo Café in Bexhill

Thursday was a superb day, dry and sunny with no wind: the perfect autumn day for cycling. Our destination was Bexhill, one of our favourite destinations for a ride. It’s a virtually flat route apart from Chapel Hill just after the start; in fact roads don’t . . . → Read More: A Perfect Autumn Cycle Ride

Tourers visit the Lavender Line

Tourers at the Lavender Line

It was off to the Lavender Line at Isfield for the tourers on Sunday, a round trip of 43 miles, to visit one of our favourite refreshment stops, Cinders. It’s the station buffet which is run by volunteers and, as you walk in, you feel as if you’re going . . . → Read More: Tourers visit the Lavender Line

Cycle Touring in the Loire Valley

Cycle Seahaven cyclists on the Loire Valley trip.

Cycle touring in France is always a pleasant experience and, as we live on the south coast of England, it makes sense to pop across the Channel now and again to indulge in our pleasurable pursuit on the right hand side of the road!

Three months . . . → Read More: Cycle Touring in the Loire Valley

Date of Tourer’s Christmas Meal 2017

Tourers’ Christmas Meal in 2016

Ho, Ho, Ho. Autumn is just round the corner so Christmas isn’t that far off! Time to start thinking about Christmas meals.

The Cycle Seahaven Tourers, those road cyclists who cruise around the country lanes at a sedately 12½ mph, have had their Christmas meal at the British Legion . . . → Read More: Date of Tourer’s Christmas Meal 2017

Heather cycles across Iowa

Heather sports her RAGBRAI cycling jersey for a ride to Horam

It was good to see Heather back on our touring rides. She’s recently been in America to cycle across the state of Iowa with 20,000 other cyclists.

Heather was taking part in RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa), which is an . . . → Read More: Heather cycles across Iowa

Warning: Resurfacing of Lower Wick Street

Lower Wick Street has just been resurfaced between the junction with Station Rd near Arlington Reservoir and a point about 25 metres past Langtye Lane in the direction of Chalvington. The road surface is covered with loose chippings which are hazardous to cyclists for two reasons: loss of grip, especially on a road bike with . . . → Read More: Warning: Resurfacing of Lower Wick Street

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

Record 1st Six Months for the Tourists

The numbers are in, thanks to the mild and dry winter, Touring Section riders have broken all previous years riding totals for the first half of the year.

Had you ridden all the rides that went ahead, you would have ridden on 60 club runs covering 2050 miles since the new year!

There have been . . . → Read More: Record 1st Six Months for the Tourists