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1889 - Sunderland 2 to 9 November

Press Cuttings from 19th Century Newspapers

THE LADY CYCLISTS - SERIOUS ACCIDENT
Sunderland Daily Echo (England) Monday 4-Nov-1889

Sunderland18891104MonAccording to this report the track was 16 laps to the mile - which converts to 100.6 metres - much smaller than even traditional six day tracks such as the 166.6 metres of the Kuipke in Ghent.

Also the Ladies Six was over 18 hours as compared to the Mens Six two weeks later that was only 15 hours.

THE LADY CYCLISTS - ANOTHER ACCIDENT
Sunderland Daily Echo (England) Tuesday 5-Nov-1889

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THE LADY CYCLISTS
Sunderland Daily Echo (England) Wednesday 6-Nov-1889

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THE LADY CYCLISTS - THE RECORD BROKEN
Sunderland Daily Echo (England) Monday 11-Nov-1889

Sunderland18891111MonFinal report - but quite why Louise Armaindo is given a total of just 8 miles is unclear. She was previously reported as covering 26 miles on day one and 50 miles by day 3 ...

Result

Pos

Rider

Miles

Laps

1

Lottie STANLEY

269

14

2

Jessie WOOD

263

10

3

May ALLEN

100

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4

Louise ARMAINDO

8

14

5

Lillie WILLIAMS

2

15

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