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London to Brighton bike ride

 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 1:03pm Brownie wrote:
Does anybody know of anybody that is registered to do the London to Brighton bike ride this Sunday but can no longer do it?
I would like to but its full. I'll happily pay the fee.
 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 3:33pm Smiler wrote:
You can turn up on the day and pay at the late registrations tent on Clapham Common
 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 7:25pm jrsussex wrote:
Can anyone advise me, I am going to Wiversfield from Lewes on Sunday, if I travel on the A275 will I be clear of the bike ride? Want to work out if I should allow more time for my journey.
 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 8:51pm Team CSBS wrote:
I think you may be wrong smiler. there was a 5000 strong waiting list at least a month ago. I rung the BHF up to see if I could get a couple registered and they said no chance.
jr, the ride goes through Wivelsfield (Not Wivelsfield Green) on the B2112 from Haywards Heath to Ditchling. I would avoid it from 9am to 5pm
 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 9:59pm jrsussex wrote:
Team CSBS - Thanks, I have to be there at 12.30pm so it does not look good. Your warning however gives me time to find a way through.
 
 
On 16 Jun 2010 at 10:57pm Brixtonbelle wrote:
how about getting the train to wivelsfield jrs ? will take you about 15 mins from lewes
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On 16 Jun 2010 at 11:59pm Smiler wrote:
They say that every year Team CSBS
I have done the bike ride 7 times now with and without my kids and always just turned up on the day and paid the fee.

They provide that option because they know a lot of people would just turn up and do it anyway if they weren't there to take the money.
They don't tell anyone because they know a lot of people would take that option and not sign up beforehand and then they could not cope with the demand on the day.

 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 8:01am Team CSBS wrote:
ok, I'll take your word for it. Seems odd though that they turned my money away when I called them. I was willing to pay by cc over the phone which surely would be easier than dealing with cash on the day.
 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 8:52am teaboy wrote:
You could always just donate the BHF some money without doing the ride...
 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 9:23am jrsussex wrote:
Brixtonbelle - Thanks for that, will check the times of the trains. Slight problem in that I am not sure of the exact location of where I am going, it's in the country, Janes Lane, near Wivelsfield but I have no idea how far that is from the station. I have googled it but it is not very clear as to how to avoid the bike ride whether in my own car or by taxi if I take the train Thanks,
 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 9:26am Team CSBS wrote:
Janes Lane is adjacent from Wivelsfield Station. 50 yards
 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 10:55am jrsussex wrote:
Team CSBS - Thanks, looks like the train then.
 
 
On 17 Jun 2010 at 11:41am numberjack wrote:
Janes lane is quite long, so depends where you are going on Janes Lane, Look up postcode RH15 0SR on Google maps, this should give you a local map.
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On 17 Jun 2010 at 12:17pm jrsussex wrote:
numberjack - Thank you, very kind of you all to respond so positively to what was a simple request. I am impressed at the level of courtesy shown.


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