John Howell Memorial Ride 2023

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Mick will lead a ride from the memorial by Shoreham footbridge at 9am to start the 40 mile in Plumpton at 11am.


Sat 3rd June, The Plough in Plumpton – see the invite for details and extra info below.

There is a train strike on Saturday please be aware. Please park in the field not the pub car park.

Cycle routes below. We would like people to raise some funds for Sussex Search and Rescue, please consider setting up as a team member and collecting funds or donate to one of the members set up – even Freddie and Koa and pedaling! Here’s the story and link to get involved or donate:

There will be a BBQ for £10 a head, please book by Friday 26th May as we need to order and buy in what we need and whether you prefer meat/vegi/vegan (the pub can’t accommodate food provision on Saturday night). Please bring your own plates and cutlery.

Camping is now £8 a person very basic facilities: field, water and portaloo. Be self sufficient for food (if not doing BBQ with us Saturday) including breakfast and beverages – the pub is available for drinks but will close in the evening. I’ll be bringing my own extra campfire drinks!

Camping and/or BBQ money can be transferred to: 089300 85464454 Lucy Howell

Please park up top of camping or along hedge road if not.

Anyone wanting to camp Friday night too, please get in touch.

Routes we have come up with below but please don’t feel you have to follow. Make your own routes up, go for a walk or hang out in the field with friends. We will all come back together in the evening.

Strava links or gpx files can be sent separately, just ask.

1) Road route to 66km total via Uckfield, Firle The Ram pub and back.
Out 43km:
Return :

2)Off road long route 65km South Downs to Saltdean Cafe and back —

3)Off road medium 27km South Downs and back —

4)Just get rolling route. Short amble around the local area, no fixed route just get with others and see what the mood take you.

Please ensure you have all equipment needed to look after yourself on your bike – phone with battery, puncture repair etc and drinks and food.
Can forward you the Strava links separately if needed.