Redmon Cycling Club

1940

After the war

The efforts made to recruit new members during the immediate postwar years of 1946-7 really paid off. 1947 saw the revival of racing in the Club and soon post-war novices were replacing the older names in the prizes. ’47 was…

The Early Years – Part 1

It was late in 1933 that I met Jim Austin when I fought him in a boxing match at the Catholic Boxing Club in Montacute Road, Morden. It was a friendly bout and we were evenly matched. After the fight…

The Early Years – Part 2

I wrote in last month’s article how in 1937 the Club, after a lot of discussion and argument, decided to form a racing section. It took a little while before we got into racing but we did it with real…