Wheelers Race History Up to April 2004
Frank Brann the barber won the Rye & District Wheelers Hill Climb Championship in 1937 and was runner up in 1938
Jill Catt, the wife of Jim Catt won the Rye & Bexhill Inter Club 10 Mile Time Trial in Continue reading Rye Wheelers Race History
38 members of Rye & District Wheelers celebrated the 2016 season with a Grand Dinner and Awards Presentation at Simply Italian on Friday 22 January.
The amazing Wilson Family took all the Championships except one with Nick Wilson taking all championships up to 100 miles and Rebecca Wilson going one Continue reading Rye Wheelers Dine
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
They used to race, in days of old, from the Ewe & Lamb at Wittersham to Tenterden and back.
This race, filmed in 1962, was supported by seven tricycles and one single (Rye Wheeler Jon Ashdown. Continue reading Ewe & Lamb Sprint 1962
ESCA 2 UP Team Time Trial 1960 Plus Road Race
This piece of film will be mainly of interest to grey haired racing cyclists from the 1960’s.
John and Dave Ashdown are featured in the first race, with Richard Wall doing a cameo appearance after a face plant.
Bob French and Lynn Chambers of the Hastings Club and Gerald Maryann of Tunbridge Wells appear in the second race, which finished on Brighton Sea Front. Continue reading Cycle Racing in East Sussex 1960
Members of the Hythe based Thornton Road Cycling Club met at The Shi p I nn, Dymchurch for their Annual Prize Presentation Night on Saturday 12 April. Continue reading Thornton Prize Night At The Ship
The “Sprocket” Page Adventures of the Rye & District Wheelers Past and Present
November & December were hectic months for the Rye & District Wheelers.
Continue reading Sprocket Page January 2007
The “Sprocket” Page
Adventures of the Rye & District Wheelers Past and Present
May has been another great month for the Rye & District Wheelers. There were no less than ten Rye riders entered for the first Tenterden “10”, this despite losing ever present Kevin Hall to an ankle operation that will put him out of action for several races. Barry Goodsell produced the fastest ride of the evening, beating Continue reading Rye Wheelers 2005 and Earlier
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