Redmon Cycling Club

Beginnings

But the Spirit Lived On!

Although it is true, as Ron Martin has written, that the Club had ceased its activities until the war was over, the spirit of the Redmon lived on. There was still cycling to be done, there was still cycling to…

Alec’s thoughts on Ron’s history

Although I have been a member of the Redmon for 50 years (January ’55), Ron Martin’s ‘The Early Years’ said so much for me that I ‘d never heard before. Was he still holding minutes from that period; his own…

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…