The Rodney Cycling Club
[I decided to create this page dedicated solely to the Rodney Cycling Club because I was receiving so many comments from old members who had discovered my blog as it contained one of very few references to the club on the internet. Please be aware that this is a work in progress – I have lots of content to add when time allows]
I used to belong to the Rodney Cycling Club, based in Kitto Road, Nunhead. That club doesn’t appear to exist any more. I was only 14 at the time! I wasn’t with them that long but I can recall cycling up Leith Hill with them, after meeting up somewhere near The Oval, I think (if anyone knows where, please let me know). I remember that we carried our bikes up the wooded hillside of Leith Hill once we got there. I also remember a 10-mile time trial out on the A20 near Badgers Mount, that half killed me, and a hill climb in Ranmore that I still have the results sheet for:
On that sheet it looks like someone (maybe me at the time) has gone over the letters in pen, but I see that David Bowin looks like it says David Bowie underneath! I also remember going to the clubhouse in Kitto Road – all I can remember about that evening was that there was someone riding their bike on rollers with sweat forming a pool on the floor beneath him.