London to Brighton cycle ride The first attempt at the ride 1st May 1976 – a strange route! Too close to exams for me. Classic route sheet for “third Friends of the Earth London to Brighton cycle rally” – my first in 1978. Top of Ditchling Beacon. I spy Bryn Davies (GLC councillor, standing), Vanessa Pooley (right edge), and is that Nick Lester, left middle? Spring 1985, doesn’t look very warm! Cycling a Lyons Maid trike in relays (not that I could control the thing), selling the contents on the way. Was it Billy Connolly we saw whizz past at one stop? Organised by Nick Darbyshire, at the front. The contact print says 1986. On Brighton beach. Sue, John, Paul, Mike, um… Probably the first outing for that yellow and black waterproof. Photo by: unknown. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.