A line-up of the Wivenhoe Cycle Club founded in 1886 at a meeting at the Park Hotel. The President was the Rev. Sinclair Carolin.
L-R: John ‘Sizer’ Carrington, Jack Nicolle, Frank Pullen, Percy Rowe, ?, Wally Nicolle
The first race was from Park Farm in Wivenhoe to the Black Boy at Weeley and back again. A Mr Woods came home first in one hour seven minutes and won a gold medal presented by the Tom-Tit cycle company of Birmingham.
Text by Dick Barton