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Early Season Kermesse
Early Season Kermesse

Early Season Kermesse 1962


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Early Season Kermesse 1962

4 mins England

March 18th 1962 and, despite the cold, there's a good turnout on the North Denes, Gt Yarmouth of local cycle clubs competing in an early season closed circuit racing meet. Cyclists met for The Kermesse, as it is known in the cycling world, outside the Iron Duke pub and took part in a series of races throughout the day. Rider Tony Thornley was there with his camera to capture the races and, no doubt, analyse techniques back at the club!

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