Rye Wheelers at KCA Luncheon

‘Pav’ Bryan is Best All Rounder and Bronwen Ewing Sets New records.

Peter ‘Pav’ Bryan of Rye & District Wheelers was the 2016 Kent Cycling
Long Distance Best All Rounder Champion and a major prize winner at
the KCA Luncheon, held at The Weald of Kent Hotel on Sunday 6 November.
Also at there to collect her trophies for being the KCA’s fastest
10 mile and 25 mile lady in Kent was Rye Wheelers first National Champion,
Bronwen Ewing. Continue reading Rye Wheelers at KCA Luncheon

New Year Cycle Race

Good Start to New Year by Local Racing Cyclists

Bronwen Ewing - Leading Lady
Hastings rider Bronwen Ewing – Trainsharp Racing Team  was the Fastest Lady

Rye Wheelers were out in numbers at Bethersden on New Year’s Day to ride in and support the Southborough Wheelers Open 10 Mile Time Trial.

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Rye & District Wheelers 25 Mile Championship Time Trial

The Club Championship “25”

Edward Bannister of the Ironmongery Business in Cinque Ports Street
Edward Bannister of the Ironmongery Business in Cinque Ports Street

The first Rye Wheelers Club Championship “25” was held in 1926 and won by Ted Bannister. His time was not recorded but the second place man, Harry Britt, finished in I-15-05, Les Hatter was third. The club minute books show there was a 25 Championship every year up to 1936 but no record of riders or results are shown.  Continue reading Rye & District Wheelers 25 Mile Championship Time Trial

The Magnificent Four

They call it the ultimate ‘Race of Truth’. The National 24 Hour Cycling Time Trial Championship was run this year on North Country roads, but, as in the previous two seasons, members of the Thornton Road Club, based at Hythe, competed in strength. Continue reading The Magnificent Four

New Year’s Day Race Against The Clock

Dave Wheeler of Old Romney was the best placed of the local riders in the traditional New Year Ten Mile Time Trial, run by Southborough Wheelers on a course near Ashford. Continue reading New Year’s Day Race Against The Clock

Wheelers Triumph In Kent

Local cycling club, Rye & District Wheelers have made history in Kent Cycling circles by becoming the first club ever to win the KCA Best All Rounder Team Trophy, an event which aggregates the best times over distances of 25, 50, 100 miles and 12 Hours by the fastest three riders from one club in a season, with two women representatives in the team.

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Outstanding Performance


Only the best 40 teams in Britain are selected to ride in the National Team Time Trial Championship. The Rye & District Wheelers Team of Steve Gooch, Barry Goodsell and Nick Wilson found their names on the sheet when the order of start was officially announced. Continue reading Outstanding Performance

Wheelers Race to Wedding




Eight teams of three riders were entered for the Kent Cycling Association’s Ladies 25 Mile Team Time Trial, run on a Romney Marsh course in March. Continue reading Wheelers Race to Wedding