Category Archives: Cycling Events

Dieppe Channel Hopper

Seven of us have just returned from a very enjoyable channel hopper to Dieppe where we spent three days cycling through the countryside of Seine-Maritime. We cycled along the Veloroute du Lin, Avenue Verte and Eurovelo Route 4 as well as … Continue reading

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Channel Hoppers: Closing Dates

The closing date for the St Malo Channel Hopper has been brought forward to Friday 20th January 2017. Twelve members have already applied for this event. The closing date for the Dieppe Channel Hopper is still Sunday 15th January. Eight … Continue reading

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Loire Valley Trip now Full

The Loire Valley trip being planned for next September has proved popular and is now full. Therefore, it’s closed to new applicants. The two channel hoppers are still open although the closing date for the Dieppe Channel Hopper is quite close, ie 15th … Continue reading

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Phoenix-CTC AGM: Main Decisions

A light hearted and lively AGM took place this evening in Cardiff. The main decisions made were as follows. Election of Committee Clive Aberdour                  Chairperson Gareth Thomas                 Joint secretary and Registration Officer Denise Thomas                 Joint Secretary Michael Cranwell              Treasurer Roger … Continue reading

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River Seine Cycling Trip

Bon voyage to all those sailing to France tonight to start the River Seine Cycling Trip. It’s a six day trip stariting and finishing at Le Havre with overnight stops at Caudebec, Vernon, Rouen where the cyclists will stay for … Continue reading

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Future of Newhaven-Dieppe Ferry

Since my previous post on the future on the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry crossing the public meeting in Dieppe has been held with an encouraging outcome. A new four year contract to operate this ferry route will begin in August and the … Continue reading

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Future of Newhaven-Dieppe Ferry in Doubt

We thought the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry crossing had been saved (see Newhaven-Dieppe Ferry Saved) but it’s now under threat of closure again, according to the Sussex Express. There will be a public meeting in Dieppe on Monday, 23 May at which members of … Continue reading

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Channel Hopper to Cherbourg

Phoenix CTC held another Channel Hopper over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, this time to Cherbourg, which was a great success. Seven of us sailed to Cherbourg on Friday 28 April arriving there in late afternoon and settled into the Hotel Le Louvre, … Continue reading

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River Seine Cycling Trip is now Full

Twelve cyclists have entered the Phoenix-CTC River Seine cycling trip so it is now full. Any interested cyclists may still apply until 15 March and will be added to a ‘waiting list’ in case anyone drops out. Applicants must be CTC members. … Continue reading

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Phoenix-CTC Channel Hopper (Cherbourg): Further Details

Further details of the Phoenix-CTC Channel Hopper to Cherbourg in May have been sent to cyclists on this trip. It looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun. Phoenix-CTC channel hoppers always prove very enjoyable and I’m sure … Continue reading

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