• Short Summary

    In 1955 there was 103.756 bicycle in Copenhagen, but the automobile are been cheeper, and 1959 there will only be 70.028 - - 70.000 on the streets, and 28 in FORUM where the Copenhagen six days race start to day.

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    In 1955 there was 103.756 bicycle in Copenhagen, but the automobile are been cheeper, and 1959 there will only be 70.028 - - 70.000 on the streets, and 28 in FORUM where the Copenhagen six days race start to day.

    It's show business, and good business - there are not a ticket for sale for the next six days in Forum, a success as the performance My Fair Lady, there will have first performance january 1st, and there are sold out for the next three weeks already now.

    It's show business, and it was therefor also the My Fair Lady herself there start the six days show at Copenhagen to night. The race will this time be different from other six days race in Copenhagen, this race it will be "official" and announce that the boys are sleeping some hours every day, mostly on the morning, when the public has live the hall.

    Sweden, there in the past has showing many world champion, are for the first time starting in a prof. bicycle race, two swedish cyclist are starting in the race, Goran Karlson and Arne Jonsson from Stockholm will be first swedish prof.

    Favourites will be Rik van Steenbergs and Emile Severeyns, there has been the winner of many six-days race all over Europe - but also the france team Forlini and Carrara will be between the top team. Very famous swiss, Oscar Platner will race together with the dane Hans E. Andresen, but in 1958 this team made a very fine race, and end between the five best, and Platner will be very famous in Copenhagen.

    The Danish hope, and the favourites will be the team Kay Verner and Palle Lykke. This team will be the best danish team,and in 1959 they hat been the winner of two six days race in Germany, and end as number three few weeks ago in Swiss.

    The winner of the race will probably be the famous Italian Terruzzi and the Australian Arnold, there for the first time during the session are making a team, but during the past years has been winner of more six days race than other team.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PBGMK283QA5W1GUW5U3FCDFV
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PBGMK283QA5W1GUW5U3FCDFV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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