Touring Ride Descriptions: Improvements

Cyclists at one of our favourite cafes on Thursday: The Grove Farmhouse Café at Blackboys

Some improvements have been made to the ride descriptions of Touring rides on the Rides Calendar which, hopefully, members will find useful when considering going on any of our rides.

The ride description will now include six side-headings:

DISTANCE . . . → Read More: Touring Ride Descriptions: Improvements

A record Year for the Tourers

Tourers brave a wet and windy New Year’s Eve for their final ride of 2017: Lakeside Café at Horam

It’s been another record year for the tourers: 120 touring rides in 2017, an increase of 15% on the 2016 total of 103 rides. There would have been more but some were cancelled due to . . . → Read More: A record Year for the Tourers

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

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

The Photogenic Tourers???

Cycling past the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill

Taking a decent action photo of cyclists can involve a bit of time and effort to set up; far easier to take a photo of cyclists sitting in a café drinking tea and coffee! However, when a group of Cycle Seahaven cyclists are passing the . . . → Read More: The Photogenic 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