Entries by Clive Aberdour

Horses and Cyclists: A Video

Cycling UK in conjunction with the British Horse Society has issued a short video guide on how cyclists should pass horses. It’s worth watching. Please CLICK HERE to see the video. A post on this subject, Horses and Cyclists, was issued on 21st August. Safe and happy cycling, Clive Aberdour

Cycle to Work Day

Wednesday 15 August is Cycle to Work Day. Members of Cycling UK, of which there are about 70,000, will have received an email about it. Cycling UK states: “Cycle To Work Day is an annual celebration of everyday cycling. It’s the perfect opportunity for new and returning cyclists to get in the saddle in a […]

Summer Newsletter

The summer issue of our quarterly newsletter has been emailed to all members. It’s a 14-page issue, more pages than usual, which includes articles ranging from cycling in France to the South Downs Way plus articles on Ladies rides, a campaign relaunch etc, as well as a message from the Chair (Guy Reynolds).  If you […]

Family Ride: Ride Report

  On Saturday 30th June twelve riders took to the forest as part of our monthly Forest Family Ride. As it was a smaller group this month we were able to stop at the Pump Track where the kids (both big and small) enjoyed honing their skills around the berms.   This month we were […]

‘Ride the Downs’ Health Rides

Participant Survey Cycle the Downs. Starting Wednesday 4th July Cycle Seahaven will be offering regular weekly Health Rides.  The ride will start at 7pm in Seaford, on the seafront end of Edinburgh Road (near the ice cream van) and will use the National Cycle path to Newhaven for the second pick up at 7.20pm at […]

Horses and Cyclists

Horses are a common sight on many of the country roads where we cycle, especially in the Arlington, Ripe, Chalvington and Chiddingly areas. They are usually very well ridden, the riders are friendly and there’s rarely a problem. However, I’m aware that some cyclists are unsure what to do when they encounter horses so, as […]

Summertime Cycling has arrived

Astronomers think that summer starts on the summer solstice (21st June) but meteorologists and cyclists know that it really starts on the first day of June. It’s now the 3rd June and the weather conditions for today’s Sunday morning cycle rides were perfect: warm, dry and virtually no wind. Yes. Summer has certainly arrived. The […]

Ripe’s Winged Wheel

The Sunday touring ride to Arlington today went past the derelict pub, ‘The Lamb’ in Ripe. It looks an eyesore so wouldn’t normally be worthy of a photo except there is something intriguing about it to cyclists. Take a look at the photo and you’ll see, located high up on the outside wall of the […]