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1879 - Birmingham - 27 October to 1 November

Press Cuttings from 19th Century Newspapers

28-Aug-2011 - This latest Six to be uncovered takes the position of being just the 4th to be held in Britain and the 1st outside of London. Quite how it is has been forgotten about for so long remains a mystery.

FormatSixDay84SIX DAYS BICYCLE CONTEST AT BIRMINGHAM
Sheffield & Rotherham Independent (England) Thursday, 30-Oct-1879

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SIX DAYS’ BICYCLE CONTEST
Leicester Chronicle (England) Saturday, 1-Nov-1879

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THE SIX DAYS BICYCLE RACE AT BIRMINGHAM
Sheffield and Rotherham Independent (England) Monday, 3-Nov-1879

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H HIGHAM

903 miles

3 laps

2

G E EDLIN

871 miles

 

3

T ANDREWS

824 miles

9 laps

4

W PACKER

756 miles

10 laps

5

H LEEMING

521 miles

8 laps

6

F J LEES

430 miles

3 laps

7

J PRINCE

354 miles

4 laps

8

J NICHOLLS

317 miles

3 laps

9

J H PALMER

120 miles

 

10

E SHELTON

85 miles

1 lap

11

F WHITE

37 miles

5 laps

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