Classic Lightweights UK
Photo Gallery 6 

Classic images from the 30s, 40s and 50s

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James Albon small
James Albon competing on his E F Russ in the Eastern Counties 50 mile time-trial - 21 May, 1939
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Nicolle Ansell sent this photo of her father A E P Backer (stoker left, aged 22 years) with  H A Power after taking the ECRRA 100-mile Tandem record on 11 September, 1926 with a time of 4h 26m 17s.

Her father went on to build and race motor-cycles and cars with some success under the name of Tony Bacca until WWII
Studio image of A Theaker, grass-track champion of Lincolnshire
(Mick Butler)

Bevis Wisby Cambridge 1
W A Bevis and J Wisby listed to compete in a grass-track meet in Cambridge
(Mick Butler)
Royston (Roy) Ashmead from Dartford on his Granby frame no. 219 delivered to him on 10 January 1948 with
South of France bars, GB brakes & Williams chainset

Sir Hubert Opperman
BSA advert
Stan Miles
Best All-Rounder 1935
C Helps
National Sprint Champion 1936

Jack Sibbitt and Ernie Chambers - Herne Hill
L to R: Toni Merkens, Higgins, Dennis Horn

dean-gallery-sIan Dean - Solihull CC
Riding Major Nicholls


Tough cycle tourists in West Norway c.1889
'Velocipedes on the Stalheim Climb' from Brian Redfern

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