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About So Sussex

So Sussex are a family run organisation that focus on encouraging people to be more active and creative outdoors in a way that positively benefits the natural environment. The Living Coast by Bike is one of many projects we have created. More can be found at sosussex.co.uk.

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  1. So Sussex planned a road ride.

    May 10, 2022

    04:28
    63.1 mi
    14.1 mph
    2,925 ft
    2,925 ft
  2. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    April 22, 2022

    01:00
    7.61 mi
    7.7 mph
    650 ft
    650 ft
  3. So Sussex planned a bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    00:48
    7.69 mi
    9.7 mph
    75 ft
    175 ft
    1. So Sussex

      A flat easy ride along the seafront between Brighton and Shoreham

      • January 13, 2022

  4. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:36
    14.0 mi
    8.8 mph
    925 ft
    1,050 ft
    m17ch, Clifford Willett and Glen like this.
    1. So Sussex

      Enjoy spectacular views as you climb steadily up to Devil’s Dyke before returning down to the coast.

      

      You’re not going to get to the top of the Downs without tackling some hills, but this route avoids any overly steep stretches. Slow and steady effort will reward you with far-reaching views along The

      • January 13, 2022

  5. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:23
    8.94 mi
    6.4 mph
    700 ft
    900 ft
    m17ch and Clifford Willett like this.
    1. So Sussex

      Splendid views from the ridge of the Downs to Blackcap then along the banks of the River Ouse.

      

      

      Climbing the Downs from Falmer, you are rewarded by a ridge-top ride past Blackcap and Mount Harry, before you drop down the scarp to the banks of the River Ouse. Ending in the historic town of Lewes, there

      • January 13, 2022

  6. So Sussex planned a bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:06
    9.83 mi
    8.9 mph
    550 ft
    425 ft
    crisredley and m17ch like this.
    1. So Sussex

      A scenic route from the River Ouse over the Downs and under the white chalk cliffs.

      

      Running from Southease to Brighton, this route takes in an impressive selection of Living Coast habitats including the River Ouse floodplains, the chalk downlands, the white coastal cliffs, chalk tidal pools and vegetated

      • January 13, 2022

  7. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    02:14
    14.8 mi
    6.6 mph
    1,600 ft
    1,450 ft
    m17ch likes this.
    1. So Sussex

      A challenging stretch of the South Downs Way up and over Devil’s Dyke with far-reaching views in all directions.

      

      Taking you from Shoreham up and over the Downs to Hassocks, this hilly ride provides fantastic views across the saltmarshes of the River Adur estuary, Shoreham harbour, the coast, and the closely

      • January 13, 2022

  8. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:54
    12.7 mi
    6.7 mph
    1,200 ft
    975 ft
    Betty and m17ch like this.
    1. So Sussex

      A challenging scenic route that weaves from the River Ouse valley over the hills and through several chalky ‘bottoms’. It takes in villages that date back a thousand years, and meanders down and through a number of dry chalk valleys that are increasingly rare habitats, rich in plant and wildlife.

      

      As

      • January 13, 2022

  9. So Sussex planned a mountain bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:11
    8.07 mi
    6.8 mph
    600 ft
    625 ft
    crisredley likes this.
    1. So Sussex

      A short but tough climb up and over the steep slopes of the Downs between Lewes and Rodmell.

      

      This bike route takes you from the historic town of Lewes to Southease, a small village further down the Ouse River Valley. Between the two, there is the challenge of making your way up and over the Downs escarpment

      • January 13, 2022

  10. So Sussex planned a bike ride.

    July 15, 2021

    01:35
    13.3 mi
    8.4 mph
    475 ft
    625 ft
    crisredley and m17ch like this.
    1. So Sussex

      Hassocks to Lewes with a climb to the foot of the Downs, followed by a long gentle roll back down mostly quiet roads.

      

      This green, often leafy route on bridleways and narrow country lanes meanders from Hassocks to Lewes on the north side of the Clayton to Offham Escarpment. A climb over the first two miles

      • January 13, 2022

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