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Proposed 24 Hour Track Record Attempt Feilding Velodrome 20 April 2019


Proposed 24 Hour Track Record Attempt Feilding Velodrome

Mr Peter Eade who lives in Hollywood, California, wishes to set a 24 hour record distance in the 76 years plus category, under the auspices of “UMCA” The Ultra Marathon Cycle Association of America.
He proposes to make this attempt on Easter Saturday, 20th April, 2019.
Peter is looking for assistants to help as officials for his record attempt. If you can give any time for an hour, upwards, this would be totally appreciated. Please reply to this post if you are available
Peter is originally from the Manawatu & in 1955-1957, he raced both road & track for the Palmerston North Amateur Road Cycling Club (See picture)


This picture is of novice riders lining up to start the ¼ Mile race at Memorial Park Velodrome in Palmerston North. Peter Eade is pictured 2nd from right being held by “Chum” Bloomfield. The Rider 3rd from right is being held by Alf Ganderton, who in 1959 won the New Zealand 100 Mile Amateur Road Race title in Auckland.
Today, Alf still lives in Main Street, opposite Countdown. Alf is also the uncle of our very own  super Talented Megan Blatchford

Please click here for link to the poster