Bolton CTC news

28-1b Album OneCTC members were not allowed to race their bicycles competitively, so gradually more and more CTC sections set up their own independent racing offshoots, and in Bolton’s case that racing offshoot was christened the Lancashire Road Club, still going today and very strong on members.  Shown here are two images of LRC member Albert Mather, who in September 1926 broke the Liverpool to Edinburgh record, an attempt on which Charlie operated a feeding station station at Moffat in the Scottish Borders.  Sadly, just a few months later, Albert was killed in a road accident near Preston in the 1927 New Year holiday.

28-1a Album One

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