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 participants within the Eighteen Eighties and Eighteen Nineties assisted in shaping aggressive long-distance biking and time trialling. Founder participants integrated George Pilkington generators, the best bike owner of his day. He held Land's finish to John O'Groats files on a variety of machines, gained 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 automobile and plane producer; D. C. Rowatt, proprietor of Liverpool's major tobacco-importing enterprise; W. P. prepare dinner, nationwide biking administrator and fund-raiser; and the biking journalist W. M. Robinson ('Wayfarer'), who encouraged a iteration of cyclists within the Nineteen Twenties. With its unbroken historical past, the Anfield Bicycle Club's tale is of serious curiosity to biking lovers, and everyone drawn to carrying background. Tucked away within the club's archive, and now delivered to gentle during this e-book, are impressive tales of cycling's pioneering years, and of individual provider within the First and moment international Wars. Such is the archive's breadth and scope for you to keep on with the fortunes of the membership, its person participants, and the geographical region explored, via all of the adjustments of the 20 th century. Spanning the heritage of biking, this special selection of pictures, files and ephemera celebrates the club's remarkable pictorial background and paints a extraordinary photo from the pioneering years of record-breaking and racing to the current day.

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