RICK JACKSON: Arise Sir Chris – knighthood is long overdue for cyclist

Surely one of the most deserved knighthoods will now be bestowed on Chris Froome?

On our bikes - on Cycle to Work Day

On our bikes - on Cycle to Work Day

Today, Wednesday September 13, is Cycle to Work Day, which encourages adults across the UK to get on their bike and give cycle commuting a go for one day.

Fareham Wheelers riders, from left, Rick Garman, Kirsty McSeveney, Neil MacKley, Marianne Holt and Mark Herbert. Picture: Habibur Rahman (171049-38)

Super six put Wheelers on the map

Kirsty McSeveney finished 20th in the Gran Fondo World Championship as Fareham Wheelers made their mark on the international scene.

Garry Ingham is FLAB's neighbourhood organiser for Waterlooville.

Cyclist hopes to start a fitness revolution

A DETERMINED cyclist is hoping that his hometown can become a hub for cycling enthusiasts.

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Kirsty McSeveney, second left. Picture: Habibur Rahman (171049-37)

McSeveney hails rise of Wheelers women after tour shock

Kirsty McSeveney revealed her shock at finishing third in the Tour of Cambridgeshire.

From left: Rick Garman, Kirsty McSeveney, Neil Mackley, Marianne Holt and Mark Herbert sporting their Great Britain kit. Picture: Habibur Rahman (171049-35)

Albi bound! Six Wheelers to take on the world

Six members of Fareham Wheelers will represent Great Britain at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship in Albi, France on Sunday, August 27.

Eileen Duff prepares to start her test with Paul Morris and race director Roger De Vere. Picture: Habibur Rahman (171049-39)

Anderson and Emmott crowned Fareham Wheelers champions

Harry Johnson provided the magic in Fareham Wheelers’ final evening time trial of the season.

Rick wants Brits to take Tour de France champion Chris Froome to their hearts  (Picture by PA)

RICK JACKSON: It’s time to get behind our amazing champion, Froome

Why is Chris Froome Britain’s least loved great sportsman?


Gosport man to cycle 400 miles in sister’s memory

A BROTHER will be cycling 400 miles in memory of his sister.


WATCH: Teenage BMX rider named world champion one year after life-changing accident

AN INSPIRATIONAL teenager who has defied all odds in recovering from a horrific accident can now call himself a BMX world champion – just one year after being told he’d never ride again.


Injured triathlete praises caring medics at QA Hospital

A TRIATHLETE has praised the recent treatment he received at Queen Alexandra Hospital.

Members of the Gosport BMX Club squad heading out to the World Championship

Gosport BMX squad target global glory

Nicola Spiers believes Gosport BMX Club can flex their muscle in the BMX World Championships.

Simon Tier is gearing up for yet another cycle for Brain Tumour Research

Clocking up even more miles for cancer charity

IN the past six years Simon Tier has cycled more than 2,500 miles for a charity close to his heart.


80-year-old makes a huge charity effort

A MAMMOTH charity effort by an 80-year-old man has raised more than £1,000 for charity.


80-year-old to pedal 80 miles

AN 80-year-old man from Gosport is ready for his charity cycle next week.

Ray is pictured on his bike alongside deputy mayor of Gosport, V Neal, as he prepares to embark on the journey of a lifetime

THIS WEEK IN 1971: Ray begins 13,000-mile pedal

To a rousing chorus of ‘hip hip hooray’ led by the deputy mayor of Gosport, Victor Neal, cyclist Ray Reece set off from Gosport Town Hall on the first leg of a13,000-mile pedal safari.


Heartbroken family unite with cyclists in safety demands after Southsea dad’s crash death

A HEARTBROKEN family has united with a grieving cycling community to demand an end to cyclists’ ‘needless deaths’.

A computer-generated image of how the new skatepark at Bridgemary, Gosport, will look

Council says new skate park will be adored by teens

WORK has begun on building a new skate park.

No wonder 10-year-old Karen looked glum, a thief had stolen her very first bicycle, a birthday present

THIS WEEK IN 1970: Sneak thief ruins Karen’s birthday

Cosham schoolgirl Karen Threader was about to turn 11 – but a thief made sure her birthday was ruined before it even started.


Teacher takes a stand on human trafficking

A TEACHER from Park Community School has recently returned from a charity cycle, helping in the ongoing global fight against human trafficking.

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