50th Anniversary

British Cycling Hall of Fame - 2010 Inductees

In December 2009, British Cycling revealed the names of 50 cycling heroes who had been selected for induction into its new Hall of Fame as part of the organisation's 50 anniversary celebrations.

Published on: 13/01/2010

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Report: Gala Dinner & Hall of Fame Induction

Cycling champions, tireless volunteers, backroom heroes and sporting stalwarts past, present and future flocked to Manchester for British Cycling's golden anniversary - the 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner, including the induction of 50 of British Cycling's finest into the newly created Hall of Fame.

Published on: 19/02/2010

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The Story behind British Cycling's formation

The formation of the British Cycling Federation in 1959 brought to an end an era of cycle racing in this country which was overshadowed by some remarkable schisms within the sport which reflect as much on the society of the time as they do on cycling itself. We look at the story behind the organisation's formation.

Published on: 04/09/2009

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50 Years Of British Cycling - The New Century

The start of a new century also marked the start of a period of growing success for British rdiers in international competition and the Olympics became a showcase for a generation of cycling superheroes.

Published on: 21/08/2009

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50 Years Of British Cycling - The Nineties

The nineties saw Mountain Biking became a global sport, whilst on the Track Chris Boarman and Graeme Obree produced a golden period of British pursuiting and Hour record-breaking.

Published on: 21/08/2009

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50 Years Of British Cycling - The Eighties

The eighties saw British talent making a big impact on the World scene, with our Cycle Speedway riders dominant and Robert Millar climbing to success in the major Tours.

Published on: 21/08/2009

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50 Years Of British Cycling - The Seventies

The seventies saw legends such as Barry Hoban and Hugh Porter winning against the best in the world on both Track and Road.

Published on: 21/08/2009

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50 Years Of British Cycling - The Sixties

We've dipped into the archives to provide you with a whistle-stop tour of just some of the headline news from the 50 years since the British Cycling Federation was formed, in 1959. It's not an exhaustive list by any means, but gives a flavour of the great performances and significant events during a half century that saw the face of cycling change forever.

Published on: 17/08/2009

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