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1880 - Bristol - 15 to 20 November

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Bristol Mercury (England) Monday, 15-Nov-1880

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THIS DAY
DRILL HALL, BRISTOL

A GRAND SIX DAYS’ BICYCLE CONTEST
FOR AMATEURS AND PROFESSIONALS
Commencing THIS DAY (MONDAY), Nov. 15th at 3 pm
Finishing at 12 pm on SATURDAY Next Nov. 20th
£100 IN PRIZES.
The following will compete:-

G. T. EDMUNDS, Champion of Wales
J. PRINCE, of Langley-green, Champion of the Midlands,
who lately defeated J. Keen
JOHN NICHOLLS, of Wellenhall, second at the great six days’ at Edinburgh, who rode 360 miles in 24 hours; the fastest of record
R. JAMES, of Birmingham, Champion of Ireland, rode second last Wolverhampton One Mile Handicap; beat fastest record time.
JOHN BARRETT, Wolverhampton, rode second in Six Days’ Contest at Dublin
T. WILLS, Bridgwater, Champion West of England
D. GARNER, Bristol, the coming Champion

Twenty Amateurs will appear during the Week.
PRICE OF ADMISSION, 1s. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, after 8 pm, 6d and 1s.
MATTHEWS’S “EXCELSIOR” BAND IN ATTENDANCE.

SIX DAYS’ BICYCLE CONTEST AT THE RIFLE DRILL HALL
Bristol Mercury (England) Wednesday, 17-Nov-1880

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SIX DAYS’ BICYCLE CONTEST AT THE DRILL HALL
Bristol Mercury (England) Saturday, 20-Nov-1880

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THE BICYCLE CONTEST AT THE DRILL HALL
Bristol Mercury (England) Monday, 22-Nov-1880

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R JAMES

375 miles

12 laps

2

J BARRATT

374 miles

12 laps

3

D GARNER

346 miles

1 lap

4

J PRINCE

289 miles

13 laps

 

G T EDMUNDS

211 miles

6 laps

 

J NICHOLLS

207 miles

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