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Bidlake
Shorland,
years later,
In addition,
midable mind,
a book on cycling,
1892
1893
1894
1894
1894
1895
1894
1892
early flying.
He soon turned to journalism,
riding on two wheels.
hour paced event at Herne Hill,
ity or about bike-racing at that time.
University with a degree in mathematics.
Later,
with a strong legal turn to it,
which is elegantly written,
Bidlake was born in London in 1867,
50 miles Tricycle
12 Hour Tricycle
24 Hour Tricycle
100 miles Tricycle
London-York Tricycle
London-York Tricycle
* with Monty Holbein
24 Hour Tandem Tricycle *
12 Hour Tandem Tricycle *
Bidlake raced the trike many times on the track,
the money for the long period of training that was necessary,
but very general,
the son of a teacher,
2:22:55
13:19:00
15:28:00
5:15:57
333 miles
181.5 miles
356.5 miles
194.5 miles
where he was the fastest trike with 410 miles,
His ambition was to become a lawyer,
and a magnificent command of English.
He would become an observer and time-keeper in all these fields.
and his other interests outside cycling included motor-cycling and,


He had a for-
he wrote for many years a column in Cycling magazine called
and it reveals little about his personal-
In 1896 he wrote
and he graduated from London
beaten only by Frank
for example in the famous Cuca Cup 24-
some
and he set up as a private tutor instead.
but his family lacked
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