St Leonards character, Maurice Carpenter, is one of the town’s best known racing cyclists.
As far back as 1952 Maurice, at the tender age of 19, recorded over 225 miles in a 12 hour race and took the Hastings & St Leonards Cycling Club record that had stood in the name of J F Mackie since 1935! Continue reading Still Going Strong at 82
The First Race of the 1964 Season
Roy Humphries pushes off the first man in the 1964 East Sussex Cycling Association 12 Mile Hardriders event.
Some of the riders taking part included Gary Booth, Chris Parsons, Peter Miles Dave & Jon Ashdown, Mike Ashdown, Bob French. Continue reading ESCA Hardriders 1964
NEW CYCLING PRESIDENT FOR ESCA
Esther Carpenter, one of the best known cycling organisers in the South-East, became President of the East Sussex Cycling Association at the Annual Luncheon and Prize Presentation held at the Roebuck Continue reading New Cycling President
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
It was great to be ‘down by the Riverside’ with the Rye & District Wheelers on Thursday 8 November. Continue reading Sprocket Page-Wheelers Dine
Stories and Adventures of the Rye & District Wheelers Past and Present
The Wheelers have retained only one of their original prewar trophies, the others were lost in the period 1950-54. That is why the 25 Mile Championship Shield is so highly coveted by the Club and is so fiercely fought over each year. Continue reading The “Sprocket” Page