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

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

Dieppe Channel Hopper

Cyclists outside the Hotel de la Plage in Dieppe

 

Four of us from Cycle Seahaven hopped across the Channel with three other cyclists last Friday to take part in a cycling trip organised by Phoenix-CTC, a member group of Cycling UK. We stayed at the Hotel de la Plage, a hotel I’ve used . . . → Read More: Dieppe Channel Hopper

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

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

Easy Cycling on Romney Marsh

If ever you want somewhere flat to cycle with plenty of quiet county roads then try Romney Marsh. Three of us did precisely that last Thursday. We put the bikes in the back of our cars and drove to Rye Harbour where there’s a large car park and, it’s free! It took just over an . . . → Read More: Easy Cycling on Romney Marsh

A Superb Autumn Cycle Ride

Cyclists joining Robin Post Lane near Arlington

Today (Tuesday) was a superb day for cycling.

It was a typical early autumn day. The morning started a bit chilly but soon warmed up and there was very little wind. The trees had started to lose their leaves but most were still green; the autumn colours . . . → Read More: A Superb Autumn Cycle Ride

Ride to Littlehampton

Cyclists outside the ‘tea rooms’ where we had lunch. A good choice.

Last Thursday, 26 May, four of us took part in the fifth annual ride to Littlehampton and back, a total distance of 70 miles. Originally, it was never planned to be an annual event but somehow it’s worked out that way. It’s . . . → Read More: Ride to Littlehampton