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Gisborne Cycling Club

Photo courtesy Gisbome Museum & Arts Centre

This photo taken of professional cyclists in the early 1920s shows a view of Kaiti Hill taken on Ormond Road. Alan Sutton, Ernie Fitzmaurice, Hugh Twigley (Davy Crocket hat), George Twigley and Cliff Church are among these cyclists. Allan Sutton (5th from left) won the Timaru to Christchurch Classic race in 1921. In the 1920s Makaraka School helda one mile race from the Royal Oak Hotel, now the Jolly Stockman, to the Roseland Hotel at Makaraka.



The present & a line up before a race to Morere (L to R) Vince Rickard, Ropata Proffit, Tom Johnston, Barry Hyland, Steven Hunt, Beau Wedderburn, Dave Conway, Peter Johnson, Brent Sheldrake, Michael Greaves, Phil Duncan, Billy Cakebread, Neville Manning, Aaron Sheldrake, Tony More, Neil Robinson, Richard Pearce, Gabrielle Shuker, Karl Edwards, Rehann Handford, Howard Bott, Steven Wilson, David Hamilton & Simon Thompson.