Welwyn Wheelers 1956

by WGCHT/James Parrett

Name: John Page

Subject: Welwyn Wheelers

Duration: 5:11

John Page talks about his time in the Welwyn Wheelers, back when they used to meet in the Beehive Club room. He mentions various notable cyclists within the club, such as Christopher Church and Brendan McKeown, both of whom were national champions and rode in the Olympics. He talks about the opening of the Gosling Stadium Track in 1959, and how it allowed the club to work more on track racing. He talks about riding the Enfield loop, a cycling route that goes all around Hertfordshire, and the efforts the road team competing in Europe. Finally, he mentions a hut at the Mill Green RAF camp they were operating from while the Gosling Stadium was finished.

 

 

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