Monarch’s Way ride – Thursday

Day 4 ride – Rowlands Castle to Findon

Events of the day:

Breakfast in the Bumblebee cafe

RT having to cycle back to the hotel from Bumblebee Cafe to return key

Making CB ride down the hill to West Dean village shop to join us only to have to climb back up the steep hill again

Flying Brit demonstrating his flying abilities over his handlebars trying to overtake PT at Bignor Hill in the woods

MA fishtail slide in muddier ground condition that he anticipated at the bottom of the hill prior to Whiteways

Andy’s rear derailleur failure at Warningcamp and refusing Paul’s kind offer of ¬†setting to fixed gearing for the remainder of the route to Findon

Mark’s chain near failure just as he arrived at Findon

Mrs Kersley commenting that we all looked like Care in the Community cases.


Total 35.2 miles & 3,278ft