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CTC Podcast: What did cyclists do in World War 1?

CTC members played a vital role in the battlefields of France as part of a cycling battalion. CTC's special free podcast looks at the contribution made by them and other cyclists during the Great War. Several annual CTC events take place to remember them and other fallen cyclists.
Castle Combe in 1945

Speaking to Jim Fitzpatrick, the author of ‘The Bicycle in Wartime’, this half-hour long podcast takes a look at the contributions made by cyclists in the Great War. It also delves into the articles and letters of the CTC Gazette during that time. 

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CTC Podcast: A look back at cycling history and some festive fun!

Fancy a bit of festive fun? Get yourself a nice cup of tea (or something stronger) and tune into CTC’s second ‘Pedalcast’. It’s guaranteed to capture your interest and also get you into a festive frame of mind!
CTC member Douglas Guy (1917-2012) and his family in Burnham-On-Sea

This second episode features an interview with Mervyn Evans, the son of F W Evans who founded the chain of Evans Cycles. Mr Evans, now in his nineties, talks about the founding of the shop, its growth and life with F W Evans.

 

mention in the CTC Gazette June 1926 of FW Evans invention

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