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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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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Rye Wheeler’s Ladies Dominate Kent 12 Hour Women’s Championship

Raise your glasses and toast some of the best women cyclists the Rye Club has ever produced. Emma Cutler, Rebecca Wilson and Julie Bryant were placed first, second and third in the gruelling Kent Cycling Association’s 12 Hour Time Trial Championship held on Kent roads on Sunday 2 September. Continue reading Rye Wheeler’s Ladies Dominate Kent 12 Hour Women’s Championship

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

Rye Cyclists Take New Year Honours

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

Wheelers are 12 Hour Champions Again

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

Twelve Hours in the Saddle

How do you fancy spending a whole twelve hours one Sunday on a push bike? Sounds painful? You have heard nothing yet.

This twelve hours is a race! The idea to go as far as you can in the time. Even the Tour de France riders do not spend that long on their bikes in one session. Continue reading Twelve Hours in the Saddle