Wivenhoe Cycle Club

Formed in 1886

Added by Pat Marsden

Wivenhoe Cycle Club - formed 1886
Wivenhoe Memories Collection

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

This page was added on 10/08/2016.

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