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Dunston C.C. Road Race

Celebrating cycling culture in the north east on a 70 mile road race from Blaydon.

Amateur film 1960 9 mins Silent

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Bounding through the countryside around Blaydon on a bike is a breeze for these cycling fanatics. Amateur filmmaker Milton Newton joins his friends from the Tyne Velo cycling club, recording the great sense of freedom and competition on the 70 mile Dunston C. C. Road Race in 1960.