Chichester & Bracklesham Bay

  • Starts: Wednesday 21 February 2018 9:15 am
  • Ride leader/Event organiser: Mike Ashton
  • Category:
  • Ride grade: C - Moderate ride
  • Ride to elevenses grade: D - Flattish ride

Address: East Street, Havant, P09 1BS

The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre web site is here.

Other events at this location.

Send an email to ride leader/event organiser: Mike Ashton.

Elevenses at the Brick Kiln Garden Centre.

The ride includes several miles of rough stuff. If the weather has been wet it can get muddy too.

About Saturday and Wednesday rides

Rides from Havant with stops for elevenses, lunch and sometimes tea. Average speed is 11-12 mph; if you're slower, someone will wait for you.

If you'd prefer not to do the full day ride, you're welcome to join us as far as the elevenses stop and come back from there. Please make sure the ride leader knows that's what you intend to do so we can make sure someone is available to come back with you.

Larger rides split into multiple groups:

  • A fast group that takes a longer and/or hillier route to the elevenses stop
  • The rest of the main ride which takes a more direct route to the elevenses stop
  • An elevenses ride comprised of riders going only to elevenses; the elevenses ride will have its own ride leader and might go to a different destination if the route to the main elevenses destination is long and/or hilly

The rides are informal and riders are free to join and leave the ride at various points. Some ride directly to the elevenses stop.

This article describes what you should consider bringing with you.

One reply to “Chichester & Bracklesham Bay

  1. Ride to Bracklesham Bay 21st February 2018 Elevenses at the Brick Kiln
    There is no cycling on unsealed surfaces before elevenses. After elevenses the following sections are off road with various surfaces:
     The bridleway between the A27 and North Mundam School on B2166;
     Cycle route between Fishery & Sidlesham on farm tracks some concrete and some unsealed; The last stretch before Sidlesham can get slippery after rain. It’s likely to need care.
     Sidlesham to Earnley Grange via Medmerry Marshes. Gravel surfaces probably with some water puddles;
     Chichester Marina to Appledram on cycle route.
    None of the off road sections are difficult. It’s a little harder work than on the road but is still an easy ride. At least 28mm section tyres are advisable.
    There could be ornithological interests alongside Pagham Harbour or on Medmerry Marshes. High water is at around 2-30 pm.
    Mike Ashton
    20th February 2018

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