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The Brighton and Hove Section of the CTC has a club ride every week, always on a Sunday. Do check what type of ride it is before coming out to ensure that it will be one that suits you.


This year we've expanded our rides. For those with little time and wantto join us for coffee then the "Espresso rides" are a great social ride.  .


For the full monty all day Sunday ride we usually ride around 45 miles in the winter and 60 miles or so in the summer. Lunch stops are invariably at a country pub and morning and afternoon tea stops are integral to the days ride.


We try to list a local starting point as well as the morning tea stop, usually at the other side of the Downs, giving an option of two starts. If a ride is off-road then this will be noted next to other ride details.


You'll get a warm welcome if you turn up with a well serviced bike, puncture repair kit, spare inner tube, water bottle, a banana or energy bar, a local map covering the area we'll be riding through that day, wet weather gear and plenty of enthusiasm.


Please feel free to call Rob on 884756, if you have never ridden with us before or if you have not been out for some time. Hope to see you out on the road!”

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Diary Note: AGM Tuesday 14th October  Function Room Stoneham pub, Portland Road  7.00pm for pizza, 7.30 pm start


You will need to be a member withinthe Brighton and hove area to vote


31st August,  Extra Car parking is now available, and some waiting list riders  have been invited as extra capacity has become available.


27th August, Breezy is sold out and we are now using a

waiting list whilst we check our capacity to see if it can be increased to ensure a safe and good event


25th August  Brighton Breezy Rider information now available here


Brighton Breezy Pre-view now online here



****  Important  Ride date change ***** for 3rd and 17th August


SUN: Sunday 3rd Meet 10am Middle farm café near Firle, ride to Ash Tree Inn at Brown Bread Street, a CTC favourite, leader Tony & Becky 552662


SUN: Sunday 17th  Meet 10am at Mr Magnolia's cafe at Ditchling crossroads going to The Roebuck Inn nr Wych Cross high up on the edge of the Ashdown forest. Usually a great buffet lunch with lots of veg and potatoes for replacing those carbs. Leader Joe 0788935617



11th May

Sunday 11th May: All day ride with a splash of Culture :  Meet at 10.00 at Rest café in Keymer ( Between Hassocks and Ditchling ) ,  with a ride to Green fingers Cafe in the Ashdown Forest Garden centre, Leader is Anne,  413303 / 07874221800


Afternoon tea is a rare visit to an artist Open House the “Hand Made House” east of Ditchling as part of the Brighton festival open houses.



1st April

Latest rides list April - June is now available


21st February

Our friends from East Sussex CTC are running there Southdowns Randonnees from Ringmer on 11th May and once again we have 50, 80 & 100 km distances.  Entry is only £4.00.  You'll need to be able to read a route sheet and have some experience of navigating.


Further details of the event can be found on the east sussex website - - and click the Southdowns link on the home page.


21st February:

Contact page now on line.  Please drop us a line and we'll add you to the mail list for updates.


28th January.  The Brighton Breezy is back. A bit Breezer still with tea , cake and a signed route to give you a great organised ride


Check out  Brighton Breezy


23rd January  


There is no shed bike ride on the 2nd February


The ride is on Saturday 1st February  meet Brighton Velo Café at 10am (The Level) to Whitecliffes Cafe, Saltdean Mileage: 10 mile round trip


14th December  

Coming up in 2014 are "Shed Bike rides" for all those forgotton bikes.  Get for for 2014






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