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By David Birchall,Chris Boardman

ISBN-10: 1445650959

ISBN-13: 9781445650951

As one of many oldest biking golf equipment on the planet, the 'Anfield' has an awesome background. The early contributors within the Eighteen Eighties and Nineties contributed to shaping aggressive long-distance biking and time trialling. Founder participants incorporated George Pilkington turbines, the best bike owner of his day. He held Land's finish to John O'Groats files on quite a few machines, received the 1st Bordeaux to Paris race and encouraged the travel de France. Others integrated Lawrence Fletcher, who ensured the survival of cycle racing on united kingdom public roads into the 20th century; John Houlding, the ABC's moment president and father of Liverpool soccer membership; J. D. Siddeley (Lord Kenilworth), motor vehicle and plane producer; D. C. Rowatt, proprietor of Liverpool's major tobacco-importing company; W. P. prepare dinner, nationwide biking administrator and fund-raiser; and the biking journalist W. M. Robinson ('Wayfarer'), who encouraged a new release of cyclists within the Twenties. With its unbroken historical past, the Anfield Bicycle Club's tale is of serious curiosity to biking fanatics, and everyone drawn to wearing history. Tucked away within the club's archive, and now dropped at gentle during this e-book, are amazing tales of cycling's pioneering years, and of wonderful carrier within the First and moment global Wars. Such is the archive's breadth and scope that you should stick with the fortunes of the membership, its person individuals, and the geographical region explored, via all of the adjustments of the 20th century. Spanning the background of biking, this targeted selection of photos, files and ephemera celebrates the club's notable pictorial historical past and paints a extraordinary photograph from the pioneering years of record-breaking and racing to the current day.

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