Category Archives: Channel Hoppers

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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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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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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Phoenix-CTC Channel Hopper (Dieppe) Cancelled

Unfortunately, the channel hopper to Dieppe in July has been cancelled. Only three CTC members had applied to cycle on this event by the closing date of 31 January; the minimum number required was six. Those who applied have been advised. There … Continue reading

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Phoenix-CTC Channel Hoppers in 2016

Two of the cycling events which Phoenix-CTC is planning for 2016 are channel hoppers to Cherbourg and Dieppe. Channel hoppers are unlike our other cycling events as we stay in just one hotel in a channel port for three or … Continue reading

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Phoenix-CTC Events use Saved Ferry Crossing

The saving of the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry crossing means that Phoenix-CTC can continue with cycling trips to Paris as well as channel hoppers to Dieppe. In 2016 Phoenix-CTC will be going to Paris in June and Dieppe in July. Our cycling trips to Paris … Continue reading

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