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T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle - September 1905
Concours de Bicyclettes de Voyage (part II)

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle September 1905 - Concours de Bicyclettes de Voyage (part II) scan 1 main image

Following on from the articles on the 1902 Concours de Bicyclettes de Tourisme, Messieurs Perrache and Ballif now write the second of four articles about the 1905 Concours de Bicyclettes de Voyage. Just like the 1902 Concours, the 1905 version was another of the crucial events in the history of the development of the bicycle as we know it.

This article reports that 20 different machines took part, with Terrot and Hirondelle among the gold medal winners and Raleigh claiming a silver.

I like the photo of the merry Chamois hunters. I’ll think of them next time I’m cleaning windows. Strum that ukelele... honeymoonin' couples too, you should see them bill 'n coo, you'd be surprised at things they do... when I’m hunting Chamois...

(Source gallica.bnf.fr/ Bibliothèque nationale de France)


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