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CYCLIST'S GUIDE TO THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY


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Links re walking, cycling:

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“Corinne Dennis Performance Cycle Wear for both men and women.

Predominantly British-made; flattering, comfortable, conservative kit for touring, commuting and leisure cycling.”

 http://www.corinnedennis.co.uk/

Lighting, clothing

Magicshine UK are the first online retailer of Magicshine bike lights in the UK. Based in Northamptonshire, we are a family business selling high quality LED bike lights, cycle clothing as well as other niche products for cyclists.

http://www.magicshineuk.co.uk/

5 best rides in UK on Independent newspaper website, with link to my site and glowing reference !

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/uk/activity-breaks/five-best-cycle-trails-1774358.html

Brighton tourist website cycle routes etc

http://www.visitbrighton.com/site/things-to-do/parks-and-gardens/countryside/cycling-in-and-around-brighton

Link to West Sussex Info: This site has wealth of information about the route, places of interest, events, etc

West Sussex.info logo

 

I have put digital trace of sdw on Tracklogs website.

 Link to Nigel's site rides from Guildford

It has lots of useful info on many rides, incl SDW

http://www.cyclingfromguildford.co.uk/

Book about tings of ineterst along and near SDW

http://whanthataprille.co.uk/

 

Link to Mike A report of a night time ride on SDW

http://egcc.net/display-items.asp?intTypeID=150&intItemID=501

Link to Tim's site

http://timcorrigan.com/index.php/category/south_downs_way/

SDW double (riding both ways)

http://hazeii.net/sdd/index.html

http://www.bikeradar.com/blogs/article/in-his-own-words-rob-lees-record-breaking-south-downs-way-double-16578

 

Mtb site group forum http://www.petersfieldmountainbikers.org.uk

Mtb site: incl videos of descents, general information, tips, routes

http://www.mtbbritain.co.uk/

Mountain biking :guide, b&b etc

http://www.sussex-southdowns-guide.com/mountain-biking.html

Trailbreak: supported day and night rides, 80 or 100 miles; http://www.trailbreak.co.uk/index.php

 Mountain bike ands cycle events organisers

Site 'alternative' SDW route

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/thebish0ps/docs/

Forum re BHF Randonnee, 2005

http://www.bikereader.com/forum/index.php?topic=1092.msg11344

Forum about off road; this link is re SDW, comments on riding it.

http://z6.invisionfree.com/Sussex_Muddyarse/index.php?act=idx

SDW 2000: thoughts about riding it

http://www.offroadadventures-online.com/rr016.html

SDW Randonnee training 2007

http://www.mtbdiary.co.uk/routes/south_downs_way_randonnee.asp

Forum re riding SDW in a day / fastest time (10 hrs, or 23 hr both ways!)

http://www.xcracer.com/forum.php?pgid=80&fp=viewtopic&pid=4169

Off road cycling club:

  http://www.meonvalleymtbclub.co.uk

 

Two links from Jimbo to 1) his club site

http://www.sussex-mtb.com/

and 2)his   guiding business

http://www.sussexmtbtours.com

 

Walk along SDW: has a page of 'B&B'.

http://www.pchatfield.freeserve.co.uk/sdw/index.htm

A 'walking' site about long distance paths including SDW:

http://www.southernwalks.co.uk

Aerial birds eye view photo: http://www.local.live.com

Some amazing photos eg of cycling along cliff edge with 600ft drop

http://www.stevepeat.com/?page_id=106

http://www.hansrey.com/latestadventures.htm

General information about South Downs:

http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/Southdowns/text.asp?PageId=30

http://www.visitsouthdowns.com/rte.asp?id=27

http://www.britainexpress.com/countryside/national-trails/south-downs.htm

Book for walkers (also useful if cycle touring)

'South Downs Way' by Jim Manthorpe, Trailblazer Publications, bought in WH Smith £9.99; lots of useful info about places to stay, hand drawn maps, distances etc. www.trailblazer-guides.com 

Book for walkers, cyclist, horse riders, starts Eastbourne goes west to Winchester; lots of info, eg farriers, horse box parks etc

South Downs Way , National Trail Guide, Paul Millmore

Link to site of a professional photographer 'visitor' to my site 

http://www.annatooth.com/

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 NB: I have now put things of interest on anew page called 'Things of Interest'.