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CARDIFlTBICYCLE CLUB. A series of bicycle races in connection with this club was held at the Sophia Gardens Field on Saturday, when, in spite of the unfavourable state of the weather, between 400 and 500 persons attended to- witness the racing. There wero fi ve races set for decision, one of them being a tricycle race. The track was in very fair condition, and about half-a-niile round. The first race was a club handicap (two laps), for which 11 started out of 20 entries. It was won by J. Dunbar (scratch), T. G. Jones (50 yards start) being a good second. Event No. 2 was a four-laps club championship race for a gold medal, presented by Mr G. Best, for which only four competed, it being won by E. Nichols, J. Dunbar being close up for second placfe In the open amateur race (10 laps) representatives from Cardiff, Swansea, a.nd Newport Bicycle Clubs put in an appearance, ihere being six stm-tera. George Ace, Swansea Bicycle Olub (scratch), caught all his man before completing sevon laps, and although the second man, W. R. Emery J300 yards' start), passed to the front oned or twice, it was only On sufferance, its In the lost lap Acs came away" and Won easily1. Fivft riders faced the starter for the tricycle race, all starting from the tranter mark; Q. J. Trefiletti arid W. H, Hutch ins alone- completing the diskanee in the order named, in 13min. lOøéó. The la.t race was,, undoubtedly, the best race of the day, being a £ 4 lap9 club races, and eleven the mtmber of f-unnerfi, with Starts fafiging from 300 to 1,400 yardsi After going about half the distance, the ØúJifbeT of riders had to six defcrettsfed, and thenrst tlrfrie, 8. A. H. Noel, *T, G, Jones, and Hefb&rt Jofte# made ft tfgfhfc for the premier place, constantly passing each other and holditig the lead for a lap or so till the bell rang for the last lap, when full speed waft put on by all three. They finished thtaS i—lr Herbert Jottes, 300 yds. start, gold medal t 2, T. G. JoneS, 300 yds. etart, Silver medal; 3, S. A. II. Noel, 500 yds. start. The tariourf officios' were a £ folfd-vVs :•—1. LI. Evans, starter; G. Best, timekeeper K. U. Neat ft, jbdge j Ii. 1h.rry,. lap-taker. The Mayor óf Cardiff was on the ground t" distribute the prizes, but a viiry heavy shower of rain just bo fore the end of the last race dispersed the specta- tors. The prizes were afterwards handid to the successful competitors by Dr. Wallace; The officers of th,) Cardiff Bicycle Club this season arePresident—The Hon. Ion Keith- Falconer captain—W., Horton Hutcliins } vice- ejiptain £ p—j. C. Mori is1 and A. W. Thorn aa j Wwaeurer—Ev NiclioHs y bugleV— Lioftel Btrina } committee—R. Rogers, T. T.I. ÊvlWde VV. Lee.

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