Wheelers Awards Dinner
It was a night of celebration and award giving at Rye & District Wheelers Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation at the Royal Oak Rye Foreign on Thursday 8 November.
Principal race stars among the men, were Nick Wilson, Steve Gooch, Barry Goodsell and Hill Climb specialist, Alan Thynne. Continue reading Two Great Long Distance Champions
Rye Wheelers started the year in style with individual wins in both men’s and women’s events. Wheeler of the Wheelers took the honours with a win over very formidible opposition, even beating Shaun Yates, the former Tour de France Yellow Jersey holder, by over a minute. Dave is now considered as one of the best riders in the Kent / Sussex area, and is still improving. Continue reading Rye Cyclists Take New Year Honours
23 Riders From Rye
Rye & District Wheelers have no less than twentythree riders in the first event of the 2010 season the New Year’s Day “10” Mile Time Trial, organised by Southborough Wheelers. Continue reading Rye 7 District Wheelers
His name is Dave Wheeler, he rides for Rye Wheelers and this year
he has swept all before him.
He has raced to the very pinicle of his sport of Road Time Trialing.
He lives near Old Romney, you may have seen him out training on the
Romney Marshes where he spends many hours just riding his bike at
speed, “Getting the miles in” he will tell you. Continue reading Wheeler of the Wheelers
Bob Burden Writes ……….
Kent CA Open 12 Hour, Sunday 9th August 2009
Once again it was the second Sunday in August and time for the highlight of the time trial year for me! It was up at the crack of dawn, sadly not to ride but to assist two of our riders, Mark Amon and Dave Wheeler, both of whom were riding their first twelve hour event. Dave’s preparation with drinks and food left nothing to chance with an array of proteins and carbohydrates or something like that (as one who has ridden all his long distance events on sultanas and liquorice allsorts and a few gallons of orange juice I was well out of my depth). Luckily Aly Continue reading Wheelers are 12 Hour Champions Again
Bob Burden Writes ….
Kent CA 25, Sunday 15th April 2009
Eight members from the club entered this event held on the Chilham (Q25/8) course. Dave Wheeler was the fastest member of the day with a time of 56.51 setting a new club record, and bringing it back to a local course. Steve Gooch also beat the hour with a time of 59.07 just 13 seconds of his best ever time.
Trevor Bridge with a time of 1.04.42 equalled his personal best time for the distance. Rod Harrow again delivered the goods with a cracking ride finishing in Continue reading Faster at 65 than he was at 25