13.017 – TEN.DAYS.ON.THE.RØAD

A belter of a Sunday, a quick TT and a Devon Road Trip in ten days… On Sunday the 5th, 25 of us met up at 06:45 (or 07:00 (ish) for some) and rode into the cool early summer sun. With Arm warmers still very much on our route took us first down to Penshurst and Edenbridge, before looping over to Copthorne and then south toward, but crucially missing, Haywards Heath[1]. We came out onto the coast by Alfriston and climbed over Beachy Head to our lunchtime stop on the outskirts o

83.R.007 – 29.2.12 – To Hell and back, twice.

“Do you fancy doing the Hell?” For a few years now I’ve heard tales of monstrous beasts waiting to lure their prey into the deep valleys of Kent and Sussex. When the unsuspecting humans reach apparent safety in the icy gills of the Ashdown forest the devilish giants rear up in their faces mockingly. Tired legs struggle to provide the strength needed to overcome these leviathans of sandstone, clay and chalk. But our wiry heroes make use of the merest band of tarmac to trick th