On Thursday 6th November eleven of us rode out from The White Lion, across the A259 and down to the seafront via Claremont road. Our ride along the Ouse Estuary Trail (no street lights) to Newhaven was great fun in the dark. There was a definite chill in the air, a reminder to wear warmer clothes and gloves. On arrival to The Hope Inn we were surprised to see a very large swing band, taking up about a third of the bar. After a bit of foot-tapping, some lively conversation and a quick drink we unlocked our bikes for the return journey via the west Quay. As this route is very flat and mostly off-road it’s become another favourite for our beginner rides. The next Thursday ride is to The Engineer via Bishopstone Village.