issue 144 cannock chasing time by geoff waugh

Issue 144: Cannock Chasing Time

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Two mountain bike races, same venue, 30 years apart. Words & Photography Geoff Waugh Time, he’s waiting in the wings Take a look at the above photos. I took them both at the same venue – Cannock Chase, the vast expanse of woodland in the Midlands in the UK – and there is roughly 30 years between them. I say roughly because I think it is more. Looking at the jerseys of riders in the black and white pic I would guess this was 1989 or 1990 at the latest, which makes it over 32 years! Phew! And just as...

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  • lovewookie
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    those B&W photo’s don’t capture how grossly ‘pink rubber johnny’ coloured the schmoo’s kit was back then.

    fasthaggis
    Full Member

    Flashbacktastic 🙂
    Looks like Mick Ives leaving the start line after giving some coaching advice 😉
    Is that Covent Garden Cycles rider Andy Pegg?
    Happy days,toe clips and narrow bars 🙂

    wcolt
    Full Member

    Caroline Alexander in the last pic?

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