The Rye & District Wheelers have featured in so many issues of “Rye’s Own” over the past 50 years. Mike Ashdown, who still rides with the Club today, was featured in that very first issue, winning the Wheelers 25 Mile Championship for the second year running. These days you are more likely to see him or his brother Jon, out on a club run with Steve Blattman than racing it out in time trials or on the track where he made such a name for himself and the Wheelers in the 1960’s. Continue reading Out with the Wheelers
The Sun Shone on 118 Cyclists
On a beautiful autumn day (16 Oct) no less than 118 riders set off from the Rye Club on the Rotary Club’s 5th. Annual Fun Run.
Riders set off in groups to Town Crier Rex Swaine’s now famous line – “When I Ring my Bell – Go like Hell”.
The bell rang and off they went, to Camber, Lydd, Dymchurch, Hythe, Old Romney, Brookland, Appledore, Appledore Heath and then back to Rye via the Continue reading 100k. Fun Run from Rye 2011