Popular horse fair to return to village today

THOUSANDS of people are expected to visit Wickham today for the annual Horse Fair.

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Cyclist prepares for a mammoth journey

A CYCLIST is gearing up for the adventure of a lifetime – as he plans to pedal around the world in 80 days.


Bike riders embark on 250-mile challenge through France for charity

FORMER Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill was among 100 bike riders who stopped off on Portsdown Hill as part a fundraising bike ride.

Greg Mitchell was less than impressed to learn that his bike, found by police, had yet again gone missing

THIS WEEK IN 1993: Portsmouth police find a stolen bike – then lose it

Portsmouth police told cyclist Greg Mitchell they had found his stolen bike 12 months after it went missing – but later admitted they didn’t know where it was.


New state-of-the-art cycle studio opens at Havant leisure centre

A LEISURE centre has announced the opening of a brand-new cycle studio.


WATCH: Tandem Men pedal through city on 18,000-mile world charity mission

THEY’RE in the final stages of an epic 18,000-mile cycle around the world for charity.

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The official launch of Primera-TeamJobs in the south

Four businesses join up to sponsor cycling team

FOUR businesses have joined forces to support the winning ambitions of a cycling team in the south.

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Cancer nurse Jane Coombs, who works at St. Richards Hospital in Chichester. She will be cycling from London to Paris in May, to raise money for Myeloma UK.
CAPTION: Jane Coombs will be cycling from London to Paris for charity

Nurse set to get pedalling for bone cancer charity

A CANCER nurse is going to be swapping her iconic Harley Davidson for a simple pushbike.

James Copeland on his way to glory. Picture: Eamonn Deane/

Copeland back with a bang

James Copeland banished painful memories of a broken shoulder blade with victory in the VC St Raphael Hard Riders time trial on Portsdown Hill last Sunday.

Jacob Vaughan leads Chris Opie, Rory Townsend and Jack Billyard into Boarhunt on the final lap of Portsdown Hill. Picture: Hugh McManus

Opie lauds Vaughan talent

Chris Opie has predicted a bright future for Perfs Pedal runner-up Jacob Vaughan.

Persf Pedal winner Chris Opie with runner-up Jacob Vaughan, left, and third-placed Rory Townsend, right. Picture: Hugh McManus

Perfs chief delighted by Pedal power

Mick Waite has saluted everyone who got behind Sunday’s Perfs Pedal – from his own support team to those in the wider cycling community.

Tim Mackew has been inspired by the work of his late mother, Rose

Cycling for children in the heart of the South Downs

A MOUNTAIN biking event is taking place to fundraise for the Chestnut Tree House.

Chris Opie celebrates victory. Picture: Hugh McManus

Opie: Perfs glory was a big deal

Chris Opie got BIKE Channel Canyon off to a winning start at the Perfs Pedal and insisted: It was a big deal for us.

Tim Elverson and Rory Townsend celebrate victory in last year's Perfs Pedal. Picture: Hugh McManus

BIKE Channel Canyon chief relishes Perfs opener

Tim Elverson admits BIKE Channel Canyon remain a work in progress but insists his troops are ready to put on a performance at the Perfs Pedal on Sunday (11am).

Gary Chambers in time trial action for Fareham Wheelers last season. Picture: Eamonn Deane/

Chambers: Perfect time to get back on the road

Gary Chambers has chosen the Perfs Pedal to relaunch his road racing career after a five-year break.

Perfs Pedal race organiser Mick Waite. Picture: Eamonn Deane/

Drop in temperature is biggest Perfs threat

Ice is the only major threat to the 52nd Perfs Pedal.

Rob Partridge. Picture: Hugh McManus

Partridge: Heat is on for Perfs glory

Rob Partridge knows the pressure is on to deliver BIKE Channel Canyon a debut victory at the Perfs Pedal on Sunday (11am).

Alex Richardson, second left, in action during last season's Leicester Castle Classic. Picture: Hugh McManus

Richardson’s bid to prove worth begins at Perfs

Alex Richardson has vowed to prove his worth among cycling’s elite.

Chris Opie during the Perfs Pedal in 2015. Picture: Allan Hutchings (150213-679)

Opie eyes Perfs quadruple

Chris Opie is hoping to toast a fourth Perfs Pedal win on Sunday, February 12.

Reigning champion Rory Townsend. Picture: Eamonn Deane/

Perfs Pedal entries revealed

BIKE Channel Canyon have named two former winners in a powerful six-man line-up for the Perfs Pedal on Sunday, February 12.

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