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Riding my Raleigh Chopper Bicycle
Riding my Raleigh Chopper Bicycle (1970 - 1979)
When I was about 9 or 10 I used to ride two up with a mate on a Raleigh Chopper. I would sit at the back and pedal and he would sit in front a steer, with his feet on the cross bar. Looking at a Raleigh Chopper recently I have no idea how we did this. The saddle is really small and as a 50 year old ... 'for the full story click on the title'


Cycling at The Butts Stadium (1930 - 1939)
When the Butts Stadium was a cycle track I was invited to go and try myself out on it and it was very rough, the cinders that it was made of never really compacted, they needed a steam roller over it every fortnight, but they didn’t, and it used to get very loose and I had got my head down, ... 'for the full story click on the title'


National Cycle -Cross Championships Allesley Park Coventry 1969
National Cycle -Cross Championships Allesley Park Coventry 1969 (1960 - 1976)
My dad Malcolm was a amateur cyclist for Coventry in the late 1940's(see photo),he would do many time trials around country lanes. He later would cycle round his area collecting their insurance payments when he worked for Pearl Assurance during the 1960's based in Hertford Street(many photo's of ... 'for the full story click on the title'


The New Coventry Shopping Centre 1962
The New Coventry Shopping Centre 1962 (1960 - 1970)
The forward thinking of the city planners made a shopping centre the envy of Britain and the first of it's kind. A big open air precinct without a car insight. You would park your car in a multi-storey car park many situated on the roof of the shop's.In the link below the mayor talks about the ... 'for the full story click on the title'


Cycle Memories (1960 - 1969)
With reference to this story I am an ex Spon End kid and left Coventry 1969. I well remember the cycle racing at the Butts and the names of Reg Harris and Elaine Burton- top cyclists of their era. Almost everyone had a cycle in those days the 'in' bike shop was Cox's on Spon St. Happy ... 'for the full story click on the title'


Cycling at the Butts Stadium (1960 - 1969)
I have many memories of my cycle racing days at the Butts Stadium. I was a track cyclist and time trialist in the early sixties. I have been doing a lot of searches on the net that have brought back many memories of people like Tommy Godwin, Karl Barton, Lloyd Binch etc. I spent many exciting ... 'for the full story click on the title'


1912 Olympic Memories of Cycling Coventrians (1912 - 1950)
This radio interview on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire on Monday 24th September 2012 features Marion Richardson and Tony Moss in conversation with programme presenter Vic Minette. The interview is about two 1912 Stockholm Olympic Granddads’, namely AJ Stokes and Charles Moss, the two men ... 'for the full story click on the title'