Still Going Strong at 82


Maurice Carpenter

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

New Cycling President


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

Sprocket Page March 06

February is a quiet month for the Wheelers usually but this year there has been a lot going on in preparation for the racing season ahead. Continue reading Sprocket Page March 06

Wheelers Dine and Recall 120 Years of History

Twenty-nine members and friends of the Rye & District Wheelers enjoyed their Annual Dinner at the Riverside Restaurant on Thursday 20 November. Guest of Honour, Sue Spice of the Tenterden Club, presented the awards to Barry Goodsell, Club “10” & “25” Champion and “Hilly 8” points competition winner and to Mark Nash the Points “10” winner. Continue reading Wheelers Dine and Recall 120 Years of History

Success for the Wheelers

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