Category Archives: Cycling in Worthing

Do you cycle on the pavement?

Do you cycle on the pavement? I do. Sometimes I just want to enjoy my ride home without the fear that it might be my last. West Sussex may lack cycling infrastructure but it has plenty of pavements. You may … Continue reading

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Are you proud to be British?

Yesterday morning I needed all the courage and motivation that I could find. The thermometer read 5°C, the wind was howling and the rain was lashing down. I rolled down the road with it stinging my face to meet my … Continue reading

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E-bikes may make us more European!

Why, you might ask? They are giving riders and the county new opportunities. You can save time and money too. Let me tell about a few riders with electric bikes. My daughter’s boyfriend is young (25), fit and strong. He … Continue reading

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Whyte T-130 RS – first impression

Tuesday night is roadie night – a murderous HIT session. But with the trails so good and the weather mild I was drawn into the night by my working buddies. I had arrived at work with road racing kit but … Continue reading

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A celebration ride and the odd thing about cycling in Worthing

As you may have seen in the paper, last Sunday was another emotional but at the same time joyous day for cyclist in Worthing. Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club arranged a memorial ride to celebrate the life and influence of Don … Continue reading

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Enjoying the summer and the South Down’s National park

Average speed and a blurred bit of chalky trail is my usual view of the South Downs. The view gets somewhat better when I repeat Chris’s mantra: look further ahead, look further ahead…. This is how to corner faster. Look … Continue reading

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Are mass rides good for cycling?

Mass cycling can be a good thing or it can raise problems. I love that fact that when a sportive goes off the mass of riders can actually “claim back” their space that is usually denied them when riding alone … Continue reading

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