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George Hunt (Cyclist)

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1864 Born at Selston, Notts

Member of Corinthian Cycling Club

1897 George Hunt of Nottingham. Noted cyclist. [1]

1895 Won the Cuca Cup

1897 He broke the world record for the 24 road record of 414 miles and the 12 hour record of 223 miles.

The Inquirer & Commercial News (Perth) said he was a 'Demon road racer'

He had patents for machines and he was an engineer in later life in Nottingham.

His brother John Hunt was also a cyclist

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar. 9th October 1897