Rye Wheeler William wins Hastings Hill Climb

Outstanding Victory for Young Rye Wheeler

On a miserable wet morning, Rye Wheeler William Murtagh was the outright winner of the Hastings Hill Climb which took place this morning Sunday 16 October 2016.

William Murtagh
William Murtagh

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Rye Wheelers Have a New Star

Michael Maxwell wins East Sussex Cycling’s Junior Hill Climb Title

Rye Wheelers have found a new star rider in 17 year old Michael Maxwell who has been mentored through his junior career by another Rye star, the former Kent 12 Hour Champion, cycling coach Pav. Bryan. Continue reading Rye Wheelers Have a New Star

Carnival Appeal Film – 1965


Will Rye Sports and Rye Carnival Live Again

In 1965 Rye Sports Day was a popular local event, attracting athletes from all over the country. But Television was gaining a hold and first class athletics from the White City was showing athletes of International stature. Spectator support was dropping and the difference from 1950, when about 4,000 people turned up at the Cricket Salts to watch the athletic and cycle races to the mid sixties, when Continue reading Carnival Appeal Film – 1965

The Castle Run

Cyclists set out in their hundreds from the Lifeboat Station in the shadow of Hastings Castle on a massive sponsored ride organised annually by St. Leonards Rotary Club. The destination was Pevensey Castle for those attempting the 25 mile return trip of Hurstmonceaux Castle for the more adventurous (or foolish) who decided they wanted a 40 mile round journey through some of the most beautiful countryside in East Sussex. Continue reading The Castle Run

Down Rye Way

Jim Hollands

By Nan King

To compare Jimmy Hollands with Winston Church­ill would make him blush, but by sharing the same birthday it has prompted me to think that many of the things that he has fought for on behalf of others, added to a rare pioneering spirit and the will to win, are qualities that shone in the great man himself. Continue reading Down Rye Way