Evelyn Hamilton Long Distance Cyclist 1935

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Mr Ben Tibbett, surrounded by people talking to camera (natural sound). Long distance cyclist Miss Evelyn Hamilton is standing next to him. Mr Tibbett is saying that Miss...



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  • to evelyns right in the check suit is claud butler of the famous cycle firm

    patlaws 23rd Nov 2013
  • Evelyn set off at 1pm on Saturday 21st September and arrived at John o'Groats 4 days 6 hours and 28 minutes later on Wednesday 25th. Her actual riding time was 54 hours with the distance varying in reports from 667.5 to 729 miles. However, both Claud Butler ( whose make of bike she was riding ) and Elliman Athletic Rub both advertised it as 698 miles which averaged her ride out at 13 mph.

    Hetchins 8th Jan 2014

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