Sunday, 29 May 2016

Two Contrasting Events: I The Richmond Meet

The Richmond Meet is a very dignified affair.  We were joined by Mayors of Gateshead, Darlington, Stockton, Northallerton, Tadcaster and, of course, Richmond.  There were also Senior elected members from Selby District and Richmondshire.  But why a "Meet"?  It was all explained when we met Maurice Bartle with his comprehensive collection of vintage cycles.  Since the 1890's cyclists have been congregating from all over the region for regular 'Meets', and the Richmond Meet is one of the oldest

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