Granville at Worlds Championhips

World Triathlon Championships 2001

Rye’s Own Councillor Bantick at the World Championships in Edmonton

His own story

The GB Age Group Triathlon Team this year comprised of 107 male and 81 female tri athletes. Of these there were only four competitions in the male class category of 65-69 years. There were no females competing in age groups above 65. Also, Continue reading Granville at Worlds Championhips

Winchelsea Road Sprint

Old Event Revived

The Prewar Rye Wheelers ran an annual “Winchelsea Road Sprint” to find the fastest sprinters in the club. The race, held on the newly built Winchelsea Road, took the form of two time trials over a distance of a quarter of a mile. One from a standing start position and one with a flying start. Sixty years on and the spirit of Continue reading Winchelsea Road Sprint

Sprocket Page June 2001

Stories of the Rye & District Wheelers Past & Present

Runs Twice Weekly

The Rye & District Wheelers have enjoyed Club Runs every Sunday during the past month. Runs to Tenterden, where members paid a visit to the Kent and East Sussex Railway and to Bodiam Castle were especially enjoyed. Ben Sharp, the Club Captain, reports regular attendance on runs. Mem­bership is climbing and some Continue reading Sprocket Page June 2001

The Sprocket Page

 Adventures of the Rye & District Wheelers.

The Mayor And Rye Cycling

Paul Osborne, the cycling Mayor of Rye, has made a tremendous contribution to the Rye & District Wheelers and cycling in Rye generally, during his two year term of office at the Town Hall. Continue reading The Sprocket Page

Down Rye Way Jim Foster

Down Rye Way - Jim Foster

Cyclist & Printer

One of Rye’s best known personalities and a man whose ideas have influenced the town’s ways of life is Mr. Jim Foster of Udimore Road. Continue reading Down Rye Way Jim Foster

Rye Lad is Sussex Champion

Mick Ashdown Wins Sussex Sprint Championship

It was a proud moment for the Rye and District Wheelers when the club’s top track rider, Mike Ashdown, out-rode all competition and became the 1966 Sussex Sprint Champion. The event took place at Preston Park Track on Wednesday, 22nd June. Continue reading Rye Lad is Sussex Champion

Success for the Wheelers

Success for the Wheelers

Four riders represented the Rye cycling club in the first race of the season, run off over 12 torturous miles of Sussex roads near Battle, three of the steep hills had to be climbed in this time trial event, aptly named the Hard-riders Twelve and organised by the East Sussex Cycling Association. Continue reading Success for the Wheelers