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1881 - Manchester, Lancashire - 23 to 28 August

Press Cuttings from 19th Century Newspapers

FormatSixDay72BICYCLE CONTEST ADVERTISEMENT
Manchester Times (England) Saturday, 4-June-1881

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BICYCLE CONTEST AT MANCHESTER
Leeds Mercury (England) Wednesday, 8-June-1881

“At eleven o’clock last night - 24 hours after the start - the distances traversed were:- Lamb, 351 miles; Skeene, 348 miles 9 laps; Parkes, 346 miles 10 laps; Battersby [Battensby], 344 miles; Tunnard, 290 miles 9 laps; Cleminson, 273 miles 8 laps; Lees, 258 miles 7 laps; Tyre, 251 miles 9 laps; Cann, 251 miles 2 laps; Redfern, 183 miles; Greenhough, 200 miles; and Terront (retired) 56 miles 7 laps.”

BICYCLE CONTEST AT MANCHESTER
Leeds Mercury (England) Friday, 10-June-1881 and Saturday 11-June-1881

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LONG-DISTANCE BICYCLE RACE
Manchester Times (England) Saturday, 11-June-1881

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GREAT BICYCLE TOURNAMENT AT MANCHESTER
Leeds Mercury (England) Saturday 18-June-1881

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BICYCLING CONTEST
Penny Illustrated (England) Saturday, 18-June-1881

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J W LAMB

931 miles

10 laps

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J SKEENE

910 miles

8 laps

3

T BATTENSBY

904 miles

6 laps

4

W PARKES

831 miles

3 laps

5

J TUNNARD

751 miles

7 laps

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J GREENHOUGH

602 miles

7 laps

7

W S REDFERN

600 miles

 

8

J CLEMINSON

590 miles

1 lap

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F J LEES

548 miles

8 laps

10

W TYRE

539 miles

5 laps

11

W CANN

401 miles

6 laps

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