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One file box received from Butler, Mike on 2011-01-19. Butler mentioned Stevens, Peter had given him the box at one of the last Montgomery County Criteriums, before Peter and Barbara Stevens moved to Arizona.
The box contains individual files for each National Capital Open from 1972  through 1982.

National Capital Open 1972

  • correspondence file containing
    • letter to Whitney, Henry M. from Gerald Teewuen requesting resolution of non-payment of a prime to Francois Merten
    • various permitt letters from the National Park Service. One includes a copy of "letter to manufacturers" that mentions an equipment expo
    • handwritten letter with safety issues from Bob Fischer
    • Letter, on letterhead, from Stevens, Peter to Gerald Teeuwen (ABLA rep) explaining that he will be the contact because Henry Whitney will be detailed to Texas. Contains list of Officers:
      • Whitney, Henry M. President
      • John Harriman, Vice President 
      • Tom Roberson Road Captain
      • Alice Wooster Secretary
      • Victor Genez, Treasurer
      • George Buder, Publicity
      • E. Richard Harden, Newsletter
    • ABLA sanction application for the event. Lists Whitney, Henry M. as promoter. But in promoter signature line "signed and sent PBS 6/12/72
    • 1971-12-12 letter from Henry Whitney to NPS on typed letter head "The Capital Velo Club" requesting a permit for using the Ellipse.
  • 1971 National Capital Open rider list 54 Seniors. Notable Senior names include Bobby Phillips,Remi Smet, Henry Whitney "Capital Velo Club",Michael Fraysse, Bob Fischer German Bicycle Sport Club. Notable Juniors: John Eustice Year identified from the appearance of Remi Smet, who other sources put in the 1971 event. 1972 event won by Jean Zamo
  • Prize list. Senior and Junor winner received "Gitane complete Reynolds 531 double-butted frame" Veteran winner received "Ideale 90 seat adn seat clamp"
  • program for 1972 National Capital Open and correspondence for selling advertising
  • (8.5x14) event announcement. Header refers to "National Capital Velo Club"
  • announcements for children's races from 10-11AM
  • Clippings from Washington Post 6/26/72 "Big Wheels Roll on the Ellipse Today," "Cycling's Biggest Event" (on the Tour de France), "Bicycle Racing is Coed Sport" with photos of Miji Reoch. From the Washington Star 6/26/72 "Around and Around and Around the Ellipse" under a photo of Jean Zamo.
  • Department of the Interior press release "Youngsters and Adults vie for honors in Bicycle Races"
  • Hand-written results sheets and start lists for all races, on cardboard.
    • Senior Jean Zamo 50 laps (50km in 1:06:31) 60 riders
    • Junior: Nelson Saldana KCC 30 laps in 43:50.7 45 starters
    • Intermediate: Joe Kaiser, NCVC, 15 laps 15km in 23:05.9 17 starters
    • Midget Tim Cooney 5 laps 08:52.7 8 starters
    • Veteran Robert Zelley CRCA 10 laps in 14:19.3 14 starters
  • Handwritten notes for pre-race announcement
  • collection of yellow legal-size handwritten papers "1972 NCO Prizes" 
  • multiple copies of typed prize lists
    • Senior 1st Gitane Reynolds 531 frame
    • Junior 1st Gitane Reynolds 531 frame
    • Intermediate 1st Helmet, Campy Tipo hubs, Mavic rims
    • Midgets 1st 5 Clement 24" tubulars
    • Veterans 1st Ideale #90 seat and seat clamp

National Capital Open 1973

Folder labeled "NCO ADVs and Program"
  • 1973 program and mockup
  • typed list of sponsors
  • letterhead "To All National Capital Velo Club members" that describes revised (or possibly new) constitution. 
  • generic sponsorship request letters and completed layout examples from multiple sponsors of the program. Mostly addressed to Mel Pinto
Folder labeled "National Capital Open 1973"
  • schedule of events with handwritte notation of finish times (appears to be torn from program) and number entered/started.
  • collection of sheets with individual lap times for each race (photocopy)
  • Senior Race results including
    • Winner: Steve Woznick in 1:07:28
    • lap time sheets for Senior race. Fastest lap: 1:10, slowest lap: 1:31
    • finish order sheet for Senior race 98 starters
    • Rider list for Senior race. Notable entrants: Bobby Phillips, Donna Tobias, Mary Jane Reoch, Gerald and Peter Teeuwen,  3 gitane riders, Chris Meerman, Mike Fraysse, Daniel Wagner (unatt) James Wagner (unatt),  Slaughter, Allen
  •  Junior race results. (40 starters ) Documents include
    • 1. Eric Dubbe 44:04
    • finish order sheet.
    • lap time sheets. Fastest lap: 1:17 Slowest: 1:43
    • start list. 18/40 entrants are NCVC
  • Intermediate results 32 starters Documents include
    • finish order sheet.
    • 1. Alan Fella PBC 22:17
    • lap time sheets fastest: 1:21 slowest 1:41
    • start lists 32 starters 14/32 NCVC
  • Women results. 16 starters Documents include
    • finish order sheet.
    • 1. Ellen Dorsey 25:24
    • lap time sheet. Fastest lap: 1:28, slowest 1:42
  • Veteran results 11 starters. Documents include
    • Finish order sheet.
    • 1. Walt Wingo, NCVC 14:53
    • lap time sheets
  • Midget results
    • finish order
    • 1. Italo Bastianelli 8:17
    • no start list, but notation of 18 starters
  • correspondence from Stevens, Peter to ABLA on finances for National Capital Open (224 entrants), Manassas Track Races (19 entrants), and Rock Creek Spring Series (162 entrants) 
  • other post-event correspondence from National Park Service
  • Official ABLA sanction for the event Sanction # 2402
  • pre-event correspondence from National Park Service, including a map of the course. Letter dated 5/21 to Gerald Teeuwen noting that two day event was not going to happen, and that a women's race had been added because of the turnout at the Columbia race.
  • letter 4/15 to Mel Pinto noting
    • "140 riders entered the Time Trial Series with about 40 teams entered in the two-man events."
    • "We finally got the check from the ABL for the National Time Trial expenses so we can settel our 1972 accounts."
    • handwritten notation "April newseltter, Quantico Entry and NCVC roster attached" (but no attachments in file
    • Notation about three bills
  • Prize list (appears to be torn from program) and primes
  • newspaper clippings
    • "Olympic Rider Takes Featured Bike Race" Michael Granberry. Mis-spells Woznick ("Goznick" and Reoch "Reouch")
    • "Spinning Wheels" Elaine Powell Washington Evening Star June 17, 1973. Mentions morning races in Rock Creek Park
  • unclaimed prime sprint envelope for Woznick from Le Gourmet
  • collection of 3x5 index cards for prime sprints in other races, with winners noted on them
  • yellow lined registration sheets
  • prize list sheet for 1972 NCO (multiple copies)
  • radio rental notes and receipt
  • protest of finish order written on a business card. Notation that it was denied.
  • 8.5x14 event announcement (multiple copies) $1250 in prizes
  • Prize list for  Old Dominion Road Race 4/29/73 on sheet labled "official entry blank" lists races for Senior, Junior, Intermediate, Veteran and Women. prizes donated by Georgetown Cycle Sport, Dixon's Bicycle Headquarters (Roanoke) Mel Pinto Imports, and Witt-Griffin Bicycle (Bethesda)

National Capital Open 1974

  • Various correspondence with National Park Service
  • Letter from Philip Morris Inc to A Lamb, National Park Service on Miller Brewing sponsorship  “Miller High Life Classic”
  • copy of a letter to NPS requesting permit for 1975
  • about 20 advertising agreements for the program
  • copy of permit application to the NPS for use of the Ellipse
  • various letters to advertisers including a letter of thanks to Clay Grubic, Tow Path Cycle for celebrity events
  • program with annotations listing times and speeds for races
  • post-event letters including
    • from Jim Millman, Philip Morris 
    • letter to Gerald Teeuwen (5/1) noting race results. Includes notation that “John David Wallace died on Tuesday” includes copy of letter to Robert Tetzlaff, ABLA. Wallace was in the combined Veteran/Sr III race, and hit his head on the curb. That letter notes “traditional bicycle racing helmets are virtually worthless in preventing serious injury. The hockey style helmet which some riders have begun to use offer much more effective protection. It also  notes that the Cat 3 race had 126 starters. “strongly urge that the ABL resurrect the “Novice” class license...and require new licensees to be novice until they have been competitive for a place in at least 10 local novice races”
  • letter to Nancy Niemann about Women's BAR races
  • Handwritten notes on the crashes 
  • letter to Stevens, Peter from Bob Tetzlaff (ABLA) noting that NCVC will receive $900 for Miller sponsorship
  • two copies of event announcement. Notes $2000 in prizes and merchandise. $2 entry fee
  • letter from Roger Sitterly to Sports Scene Washington with an article about bicycle racing in DC.
    • Includes notes about Old Dominion Race (6/9) at Quantico
    • also NCVC-sponsored Fort Hunt races and GW parkway Time Trial
  • Letter from Gerald Teeuwen (ABLA) to Paul Lenz “Paul, Just as an after-thought, I would not sell my race for a lousy $800.00 bucks.”
  • various ABLA correspondence regarding B.A.R. Status
  • Handwritten notes for John David Wallace funeral
  • 1974 draft prize list
  • Handwritten notes on problems with crowd control
  • prize list of merchandise with values. First place:  Bertin racing bicycle
  • 1974 program 
  • handwritten notes on prize lists 
  • handwritten letter thanking Peter Stevens for sending flowers to Wallace funeral
  • typewritten sheet (3 pages) on titled “Observations on National Capital Open by Assistant Scorer/Pace car driver” that detail a number of crowd control problems.
  • Copy of the NPS permit to use the Ellipse
  • letter from Peter Stevens to Jim Millman (Philip Morris) with copies of the entry blanks for the four injured riders. Also a copy of 5/28/74 Washington Post article “Deaths stir bike safety concern”
    • quotes:  “Those were the first bike racing deaths since 1947, said Harvey C. Black president of the Eastern Cycling Federation.”
  • Finish order sheets, including finish camera shots for junior race. Winner Erik Dubbe. Also includes start lists ~80 entries, lap times, protest from Allen Slaughter against Ron Koller for “wreckless riding”
  • Finish order sheets for Senior race. Winner Steve Woznick NJBC. Finish camera montage. Lap time sheet. Start list  50 laps in 1:08:32 69 starters
  • Finish order sheet for Women. Winner Mary Jane Reoch, PBC. 25km in 38:10  Donna Tobias listed as CRCA 24 starters. Lap time sheet
  • Finish order sheet for Senior III/Vet. Winner: Allen Slaughter. 34:47 Finish camera montage. Start list. 116 starters. Lap time sheets
  • Finish order sheet for Intermediate race. Winner: Bruce Donaghy, PBC. 23:03 Start list. 30 starters. Lap time sheets. 
  • Finish order sheets for Midget race. Winner: Italo Bastianelli  8:32 Start list. 12 starters
  • handwritten volunteer lists. Includes April 1974 club membership roster
  • Handwritten notes on prize lists 
  • Registration instructions (2 copies) 
  • Blank Miller high life finish order sheets
  • 4/22/1974 Washington Post clipping page D1 “Woznick bikes on ” photos of Paris Sport and Mary Jane Reoch (2 copies)
  • 4/22/1974 Washington Post p C1 photo of Jim Mensching 
  • Event announcement for 1974 “Kentucky Derby of Cycling”
  • Washington Star News clipping page c4 4/22/74 "Woznick Wins"
  • entry blank for 1974 NCO (5 copies) (moved to 1974 folder Luecke, William 2011-02-01
folder labeled 1974 NCO
  • mostly advertising solicitation for program from Barbara Miles
  • copies of 1974 event announcement

National Capital Open 1975

  • Letter from A Lamb to W Williams, Government Services,“Please provide food services for this even as you did last year, with the exception that no beer service will be required at this year's races.” Includes map that shows snow fencing
  • copy of womens results for “Senior Ladies B.A.R. . Lists Margy Saunders as unattached with Ohio address.
  • About 15 volunteer forms for road guarding
  • Letter from Stevens, Peter to Bike Pedalers, Greenbelt invoicing for advertisement. Handwritten notation on bottom “Pete—Please apply 25.00 forward for purchase of the camera we lent you 2  years ago and have never been 1) paid for, 2) thanked for 3) asked to donate. Signature illegible.
  • Other letters regarding advertising in the program
  • sheet torn from a spiral notebook that appears to be the start list for Women
  • Finish order sheet for Senior I/II race. Winner Steve Woznick. NJBC. 77 starters
  • Finish order sheet for Women Winner Mary Jane Reoch, PBC 25 starters
  • Finish order sheet for juniors. Winner Ed Slaughter  with notation #69 disqualified 81 starters
  • copies of 1975 Velo-news announcement
  • handwritten start list for Senior race and finish camera montage for Senior race Notable names: Richard Sachs. Brian Drebber 
  • collection of finish order sheets for junior race, including protests 
  • Two unnoted Polaroid finish photos
  • handwritten junior start list 
  • lap time sheets for womens race 
  • handwritten protest from Barbara Miles
  • entry blank for 1974 NCO (5 copies) (moved to 1974 folder Luecke, William 2011-02-01
  • entry blank for 1973 NCO  (moved to 1973 folder Luecke, William 2011-02-01
  • handwritten lap time sheet for Women race 
  • Official sanction #3473 for 1975 NCO lists Stevens, Peter Referee, Lenz, Paul  Judge, and Al Dubbe, Timer 
  • Two photographs and note from Velo-news. Photographs show Woznick and Slaughter being awarded frames. Notation on reverse states “ Peter Stevens presents Edwin Slaughter his prize. Ed won after Austin Erlich was disqualified for entering under another riders name.” 
  • Handwritten note “riders injured in SR crash” including Wagner, Danny and Paul Durdaller,
  • mounted clipping from Washington Post April 21 1975 p d3 “Pedaling to victory” 
  • clipping from Washington Star  April 21, 1975 section C “They're off and pedaling” 
  • Prize lists 
    • Senior . “CID road racing frame built by Albert Eisentraut with Phil Wood bottom bracket and Sugino Mighty-Compe Cranks” valued at $305
    • Women “CID Road Racing frame,” valued at $175
    • Junior “Condor team issue road racing frame” valued at $195
  • copy of memo from “Special Note to all promoters”
  • copies of Sectional BAR results for all races
  • letter to District Representative George Sandruck thanking him for expediting an upgrade for  Wagner, Danny.
  • Letters to Mel Pinto
  • letter to Paul Lenz c/o Towpath Cycle Shop thanking him for volunteering
  • handwritten note “Next year; Snowfence entire outer curb 3500 crowd estimate”
  • polaroid photo montage of Junior finish
  • cost sheet from Le Gourmet
  • Handwritten note “pre-registration” 
  • handwritten note pre-registration instructions
  • handwritten note public service announcement for WASH 97.1 FM
  • handwritten letter from Roy Stetina asking for expense money for travel for Wayne and Dale Stetina.
  • Instructions on national prestige classics from ABLA
  • Copy of permit application to NPS
  • letter to A Lamb from Stevens, Peter “This renewal of the National Capital Open will be the sixth consecutive year and the thirteenth year for the current series of bicycle races on the Ellipse...” (interesting note:  many histories state that there was no race in 1970)
  • List of National Classics and Sectional races for 1975. 18 national classics  10 eastern sectional races (including NCO)
  • Polaroid photo of Senior 1men places 1-4

National Capital Open 1976

  • handwritten note “1976 NCO” seems to be list of observations made after the event, including “Police very good”
  • memo from A Lamb, NPS to support staff with map 
  • course map showing fencing 
  • multiple copies of entry blank on orange paper 
  • course maps
  • letter to George Sandruck. Mostly about “Proteus Design” Rock Creek races meeting upgrade requirements
  • other thank-you letters
  • Handwritten list of officials 
  • handwritten list of course marshals
  • letter from James Sheehan, surveyor, with official survey of course
  • NPS permit application
  • Letter to Dick Swann requesting that he be the announcer 
  • USCF Sanction 00213  Stevens, Peter, Lenz, Paul referees
  • National Park service estimate of costs for event including $1000 to patch course 
  • 3/17 letter to A Lamb, NPS, for permit application
  • pink copy of USCF sanction application
  • National Pernod Classic forms 
  • NPS list of bicentennial events
  • letter from USCF to Stevens, Peter on National Classic with reply for NCO and “Rock Creek Classic” 
  • handwritten notes “NCVC Position” on marshalling
  • packet of information and results relevant to Womens BAR
  • packet of results for Junior “National Pernod” 
  • handwritten sheet (on the back of Rocky Mount Wesleyan Criterium announcement). Title “refunds for members"
  • Results for Senior race. Winner: Ian Jackson. Lap times, primes, prize lists
  • application to ABLA for record certificate for 50km in 1:11:7.14
  • letter from Velo-news attached to handwritten race summaries
  • “'General' Jackson conquers Washington," by Dick Swann. --long summary of the Senior race
  • Newspaper clippings “Local riders sweep Ellipse Race," by Dennis Collins. “Washington Post April 26 1976 p d4 (3 copies)
  • press release from Pernod on National Pernod Classic
  • two photos labeled “Carrie G. DuPree with Pernod emphasis might be from NCO
  • 3 orange entry blanks
  • yellow legal pad sheets with advertising information 
  • letterhead soliciting advertisers
  • “Advertising fact sheet for the National Capital Open” from Harvey Poenack & Associates
  • letter on NCVC letterhead from Lenz, Paul to William Kliema, Air France, discussing Tour de France charter  and demanding payment of $675
  • prime list 
  • Envelope labeled NCVC/Harvey Poenack containing
    • Two letters to Stevens, Peter from Mrs W. W Woodland discussing a bicycle that Peter had sent her
    • copy of letter from Lenz, Paul to Air-France concerning the money owed for the program. Handwritten note “They paid in fall 76 “ clipped to a four-page latter from Harvey Poenack to Kliema at Air-France.
  • Handwritten results “drawing results” lists WW Woodward as third place winner
  • unclaimed prime sheets for hangliding lesson and dinner
  • photocopy “Paris Air France makes it easy to get there $398. about 20 copies

National Capital Open 1977

  • NCO programs (2)
  • letterhead requests for sponsorship, from Barbara Miles (4 copies)
  • 1976 Entry form on orange paper 
  • handwritten sheets summarizing prize lists 
  • various advertisements 
  • "1978 National Capital Open things which have been done" 
  • "1978 National Capital Open things the Promoter needs to know"
  • National Capital Open event announcement (like a handout, rather than an entry form) 
  • advertising agreement (blank, about 10) 
  • large collection of handwritten sheets on lap times
  • Press release on NCO
  • List of contacts
  • letter from Anne Cram on USCF letterhead on record certification with records
  • handwritten sheet of notes about 1977 NCO
  • letter from Antonio Provenzano, first secretary of the Italian embassy to Stevens, Peter
  • sanction from USCF for event #00881
  • sanction application on yellow carbonless paper listing Barbara Miles, promoter
  • postcard from Velo-news admitting to publishing the wrong version 
  • “Records fall in Washington” by Anne Cram, USCF Records Committee 
  • press release on results and records
  • Press release for event dated 4/7/1977
  • National Park Service memo on event
  • letter from Stevens, Peter to Nelson Langan, Coca Cola soliciting sponsorship for 1978 NCO (2 copies)
  • copy of National Park Service permit for the Ellipse, dated March 10, 1977
  • letter dated Feb 25, 1977 from Barbara Miles to Wagner, Danny Georgetown Cycle Sport soliciting sponsorship for 1977 NCO
  • "Bike Day" four page sheet describing plans for 1977 Bike Day
  • several letters on USCF carbonless forms from Peter Stevens inquiring about BAR status
  • minutes of the Federal Bicycle Council, Jan 12, 1977
  • application to USCF for National Classic status for NCO
  • Clipping from Washington Star April 18, 1977. Photo of Miji Reoch
  • Clipping from Washington Post April 18, 1977 "Lovell Sprints to Victory in Ellipse Race." (4 copies)
  • NCO Final Results typed on yellow lined paper
  • large collection of Senior race finish sheets, lap counters, prime 3x5 cards
  • collection of Junior results, lap information, prime 3x5 cards, about 10 entry blanks
  • collection of Women results, start lists, entry forms (35 starters) finish camera montage on polaroid.
  • typed finish order for Senior race clipped to entry forms for top 10 finishers
  • typed finish order for Women, clipped to entry forms for top 10 finishers
  • typed finish order for Juniors, clipped to entry forms for some of the finishers
  • handwritten "list of addresses needed" with names of competitors.


National Capital Open 1978

  • competitors instructions, including map of course (Rock Creek Park) Course: S/F Ross Drive @Military Rd, to Broad Branch to Oregon, to Wise to Beach Drive (3 copies, one origina)
  • "Observations of dry run of road race facilities for Junior World Championships, Technical Chairman Bill Lambart (2 copies)
  • collection of thank-you letters from Stevens, Peter
  • handwritten note: NCO Apri 16, 1978 lap times
  • USCF treasurer's receipt $42.25 for sanction 01453
  • collection of sheets that describe the leaders on each lap. One sheet for each lap
  • invoice from R. Ando for numbers and pins
  • National Capital Open prize list (7 copies)
    • 1st Mel Pinto frame, vittoria tire assortment, Arius racing saddle Detto Pietro winter shoes.
    • "All prizes were donated through the generosity of Mel Pinto, Mel Pinto Imports, Inc. "
  • Competitors instructions (5 copies)
  • "1978 National Capital Open Things the promoter needs to know"
    • Promoter: Barbara Miles
  • Results typed on continuous feed paper
    • Senor 1 Wayne Stetina Indy USA Cool Gear/Exxon 122km in  3:07:39 143 starters
    • Women 1. Karen STrong, Nick's Cycle Shop. 37km in 1:00:59.71 30 starters
  • letter to Anne Cram clipped to a postcard
  • thank-you letters to NPS, Mel Pinto, others
  • "field voucher" for costs of communications equipment
  • Invoice from Seagul Inc for finish equipment $416
  • report on unused numbers
  • results
  • "listed racers who did not race"
  • Typed start list with memo from John Prehn
  • NPS map of Rock Creek Park with CB stations noted
  • invoice for PA rental
  • Certificate of insurance from Wohreich and Anderson (2 copies)
  • Marshal's duties
  • letter from Embassy of Australia
  • resident notification letter
  • handwritten "NCO prizes"
  • computer printout that was the header for mailing labels. (no labels)
  • Official sanction for event 01453. Paul Lenz chief referee $150
  • "The Oregon Avenue Plan" for closing Oregon avenue during the race
  • Volunteer personnel for Junior world championships
  • NPS permit for event
  • memorandums from DC Government to sweep course and fix potholes
  • letter from USCF to Rosario Ando for numbers
  • Potomac pedalers voluteers for Junior world championships
  • Letter from Stevens, Peter to Dave Chauner
  • handwritten NCO budget
  • Press release "World Championship Bicycle Race" (2 copies)
  • letter from Seagull on timing costs
  • flier for Washington DC Bike Days Apri 16-23
  • memo from Federal Bicycle Council on Bike Days
  • event announcements (1 original, ~5 copies)
  • Azalea Festival Criterium announcement (Norfolk, Tidewater Bicycle Assn) (addressed to Barnett, Rick
  • NCO Financial report
  • Photo negative from finish camera for Senior race
  • 1976 NCVC roster
  • starting grid (?) for womens race on USCF inter-federation correspondence carbonless form
  • letter from Stevens, Peter to Velo-news Ed Pavelka on press coverage of NCO
  • letter from Barbara Stevens to Velo-news Ed Pavelka  on Venlo Wofsohn
  • collection of lap control sheets signed by Anne Cram noting Rider bib #s. one per lap
  • collection of lap control sheets signed by Bruce Borchardt noting Rider bib #s. one per lap
  • more lap control sheets
  • Results, including hand-written start lists for Senior race
  • collection of copies of other event documents, including "detailed analysis" for marshalling plan with 69 locations stapled to a program
  • Marshalls duties
  • handwritten list of volunteers.  5 pages on legal

National Capital Open 1979

  • letter to Stevens, Peter from Artie Greenberg, Event Services post-event
  • 3 pages on carbon paper "Record Calculations"
  • certificate of insurance from Paul S. Gilbride, Washington DC. $229
  • shipping invoice to Barbara Stevens from Garden Spot Badge Company
  • press release
  • carbonless letters to ARtie Greenberg and GSI for concessions
  • handwritten note "part of 1979 Women's BAR, with contact info for Tracy deNagy Lea
  • NPS memo on event
  • letter packet from Artie Greenberg, Event Services, detailing what he can offer
  • letter from Thomas Boyden USCF chairman classics committee "not up to the standards of the Committee" Some handwritten notation
  • instructions to promoters
  • Permit application to NPS for a race in Rock Creek Park on June 3, 1979
  • letter Nov 30, 1979 (?)  to USCF (Tom Boyden) from Stevens, Peter  applying for National Classic selection.  Lists prior status of NCO
    • 79 "Regional BAR"
    • 78 National Classic and International Development
    • 77 National Classic
    • 76 National Classic
    • 75 Sectional BAR
  • USCF information "Classics Program" stating
    • National Prestige Classics Approximately 20 events
    • Regional BAR races approximately 10 events per region
  • INformation for riders sheet (2)
  • List of officials and duties dated May 31, 1978
  • handwritten budget on yellow legal paper
  • index cards with officials' names
  • stopwatch timing for laps?
  • letter from Swan, Peter date 2/11/80 with 1979 permit to NPS
  • Results on Event Services forms, with registration forms and lap time sheets, lap control sheets for both Senior and Women
    • Senior: 1. Leonard Nitz no club listed 95 starters
    • Women 1. Betsy Davis, NJBC Paris Sport 27 starters
    • Junior 1. Jeff Rutter, PBC Peugeot 42 starters
  • Clipping: Washington Post April 16, 1979, p D8 "Nitz takes local Open Bike Race" by Peter Mehlman. with photos of Nitz and Betsy Davis
  • Clipping: Washington Post April 13, 1979, p3 Weekend Section "They ride, you watch"

National Capital Open 1980

  • USCF Application for record certificate
  • NCO information for riders April 13, 1980. Free lap, 2 pits. Women's race run as a points race
  • lap time sheets fro Senior and Women's races
  • judges worksheet for SEnior 1/2
  • lap time sheets for Senior III
  • lap time sheets for Juniors
  • event announcement. $6.25 entry for $1000 cash. Backside Weslayan, NC event announcement.
  • Event Services contract for officiating
  • information for riders 6 copies
  • carbonless start list for Senior III race.
  • clipping: Washington Post 4/13 "Series of Bicycle Races Opens on Ellipse Today. P N13. Mentions 21 race Campagnolo Prestige Classic Series
  • clipping: Washington post 4/11/1980 p 3 Weekend section "Ring around the Ellipse"
  • Logistics sheet for NCO with Officials, Operations, schedule promotion. All stapled to an undated NCVC membership list
  • Publicity packet with "Background" statement that mentions
    • National Track Championships
    • "In 1969, the National Capital Velo Club Open was revived as an annual event by the National Capital Velo Club with the urging and sponsorship of the French Embassy..."
    • mentions that Ian Jackson won the National Prestige Classic series in 1979
  • clipping. Washington Post april 14, 1980 "Donaghy sets Bicycling Mark" 2 copies
  • number control sheets
  • NPS sign-in sheets for 1975, 77 79
  • Memo to Stevens, Peter noting change of promoter to Swan, Peter
    • Stevens' reply "I promoted the NCO more-or-less by myself for six years. For the last few years I have been trying to get the event to be more of a club project rather than an individual effort. For the last three years my efforts have been increasingly successful. This year my role has become more advisory than operational."
  • handwritten budget sheet
  • Requirements for National Prestige Classic events from USCF
  • 1978 National Capital Open Things the Promoter needs to know
  • press release for addition of Cat III race. Wtih duties and coordinators. Stapled to a 1980 membership roster
  • hand-written sheet labeled "embassy" with lap notations.
  • blank maps of the course

National Capital Open 1981

  • 1981 checklist
  • pres release with coordinators and contact info and projected cash flow
  • clipping Washington Star 4/21/1981 "Windbreaker aids Donaghy Victory." with photos of crashed riders. Notes that Chris Cressy (of NCVC) is in serious but stable condition. Quotes from Eric Heiden.
  • clipping: "Capital Bike Races Set Today on Ellipse" Washington Post E16 Apri 19, 1981
  • Senior results, stopwatch traces, start lists (carbonless) 1st Bruce Donaghy. 120 starters
  • Veteran results, stopwatch traces, start lists (carbonless) 1st Jim Montgomery 33 starters
  • Women results, stopwatch traces, no start lists (carbonless) 1st Karen Strong 33 starters
  • Junior results, start lists (carbonless) 1st David Malick. packet was filed in 1982 folder. Moved to 1981 folder by Luecke, William 2011-01-27
  • Cat III results, start lists (carbonless) 1st Fred Kelley packet was filed in 1982 folder. Moved to 1981 folder by Luecke, William 2011-01-27
  • instructions for record attempts USCF
  • Event announcement
  • Event Services envelope labeled "Nat Cap 1981 OSMS Tapes with Senior III and Junior stopwatch tapes and a finish camera negative Originally filed in 1982 folder. Removed and refiled in 1981 folder by Luecke, William 2011-01-27

National Capital Open 1982

  • clipping "Strategy helps Bauer Win; Accident Mars Women's Race" Doug Cross;  Washington Post p D4 4/19/82
  • clipping "Top Bicycle Team Competes Today" by Doug Cross; Washington Post 4/18/82. Mentions 7-11 participation
  • handwritten Officials Sign-in sheet
  • results for Sr, Jr, W, III, Masters on Event Services letterhead
    • Sr 1 Steve Bauer, GS Mengoni 1:07:09.57
    • Jr 1st David Malick Central NJ Cycling
    • W 1st Rebecca Twigg, 7-11
    • III 1st Michale Quinttus CRCA/Miyata
    • Vet 1st Rob Lea, NCVC
  • Junior and Senior III sheets from 1981 NCO, with lap controls, finish order lists Removed and refiled in 1981 folder by Luecke, William 2011-01-27
  • packet of promoter information including information for riders, distances, National prestige classic information
  • Event Services envelope labeled "Nat Cap 1981 OSMS Tapes with Senior III and Junior stopwatch tapes and a finish camera negative Removed and refiled in 1981 folder by Luecke, William 2011-01-27

National Capital Open 1982 Black Ring binder

Items separated by tabbed A-Z dividers
  • (A) NPS permit application 1980
  • (B) 1982 USCF sanction # 1073
  • (C) 1982 sanction application. lists Jim Patton as promoter 
  • 1982 USCF application for National Prestige Classic status
  • 1981, 1979 sanction applications
  • 1981 sanction 03431
  • 1980 sanction 02763
  • 1982 results to submit to USCF
  • (D) 1981 letter from Swan, Peter to Mel Pinto on costs including 1981 NCO prize list
  • 1980 letter from Swan, Peter to Pinto, Mel with costs for 1980 NCO and prize lists
  • (E) 1982 NCO Financial report: net profit $1260
  • (F) example thank-you letters from 79-81
  • (G) handwritten results on Event Services letterhead for 4/18/82
  • handwritten results on Event Services letterhead fro 4/19/81
  • handwritten results on Event Services letterhead fro 4/13/80
  • (H) 1981 application for USCF Veteran BAR and rules
  • (I) 1982 National Prestige Classic information, 
    • 200 mile date protection from other sanctioned races with prize lists in excess of $1000"
    • At east $2000 cash prize list
    • 50km minimum distance
    • no conflict with district or national championships
    • "promoter commitment to exposure for classics program and classics sponsor"
    • "long term continuous affiliation with the classics Committee with demonstrated responsibility in the relation ship with the Classics Committee"
  • instructions, summary of Masters regional classics requirements, list of 1982 National Prestige Classics events. List of 1981 National Prestige Classics
    • 1982 Events
      • 3/28 Pedal Classique Va Beach, Va
      • 4/19 National Capital Open
      • 4/25 Santa Cruz Ca Crit
      • 5/2 Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH
      • 5.9 Kenwood, Minneapolis, Mn
      • 5/29 Iron Horse, Durango, Ca
      • 5/30 Nutley, Nj
      • 5/31 Moline Criterium, Il
      • 6/20 Nevada City, Ca
      • 6/27 Key Bank, Syracuse, NY
      • 7/03 Evansville Freedom Festival, In
      • 7/05 University Park, Dallas Tx
      • 7/11 Wisconsin Milk Race, Appleton, WI
      • 7/16 Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI
      • 7/18 Binghamton, NY
      • 7/24 Aquatennial Minneapolis, Mn
      • 8/14 Toledo, OH
      • 8/15 Brookside, Indianapolis, IN
      • 9/19 Red Bank, NJ
      • 10/3 Coconut Grove, Miami, Fl
      • 11/6 Coors Desert Classic, Borrego Springs, Ca
  • (J) 1982,1981,1976 event announcements
  • (K) 1981 thank-you letters
  • (L) 1982 Event services contract information
  • (M) Record calculations for 50km records
  • (N) 1982 Racing license application
  • (O) 1980 Information for riders
  • (R) 1982-03-23 letter to Jim Ochowitz from Jim Patton on host housing
  • (T) correspondence relating to the speed radar gun
  • (U) 1983 story for Velo Voice by Don Carrick on being NCO promoter
  • (V) check to USCF for mailing labels $9.70
  • (W) receipt for awards
  • (XYZ) original event announcement (paste up) CyclingUSA and Velo-news advertising rate cards. Page torn from 3/18/82 Velo-news with advertisement.
  • (after) Washington Post clippings, example bib number from Rodeo printers (with Mel Pinto Imports, Inc)  and order blank. Generic Sponsor letter on letterhead from Paul Didier, soliciting sponsorship for the program.
Loose items
  • Hyattfest Cycling weekend handbills  1983
  • Two handwritten pages "IBM notes" undated, but referring to keeping IBM a club race rather than an open race.
  • about 20 certificates of appreciation for the 1978 Junior World Championships
  • Statements of operation (budgets) for 1974 and 1975, club letterhead, two copies of the NCVC constitution.

National Capital Open 1983

Last modified at 2/18/2013 11:17 AM  by Bill Luecke 

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