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HistoricalPeople

People

  • Matthews, Ray Jr
    • 1920-2011, Obituary
    • Active 1960-1966, after moving to DC from NY and Lima, Peru
    • Worked for the Federal Aviation Administration.
    • Organizer of the Federation of Washington Area Cycle Clubs in 1960. President from 1961-1965 (1960 unverified) Affiliated with the Northern Virginia Cycle Club. See The Spokesman
    • 1962-? ABLA District Representative for Virginia/DC
    • moved to Florida from the DC area in either 1966 PDF or 1969 source
    • Biography prepared by the Academy of Model Aeronautics based on his involvement with model airplane building from 1935-1960.  
    • Father of "Jug" Matthews
  • Matthews, Ray III ("Jug")
    • son of Ray Matthews Jr
    • Palmares
      • 1960 2nd place Junior National Championships (source)
      • 1962 Virginia State Senior Champion (won every race)
      • 1965 Virginia State Senior Champion (omnium and 100 mile road race)
      • 1966 Virginia State Road Race champion (PDF)
      • 1966 Maryland Road Series omnium winner PDF
    • Always listed as McLean Cycle Club
    • owner of the Mclean Lawnmower and Bicycle Center
    • Father of Chris Meerman
  • Nitz, Clyde
    • Maryland race promoter, member of Chesapeake Wheelmen.
    • Owned the print shop that produced issues of The Spokesman 
  • Pinto, Mel
  • Phillips, Bobby
    • "The Baltimore Bullet"
    • 1963 National Junior Best Allrounder PDF
    • 1965 National Best Allround Rider:  PDF
    • 1970 & 1972 National 10-mile champion. link
    • 1985 Master 35+ National Criterium Champion link
    • 1985 Master 35+ National Track Omnium Champion link
    • link to a 1971 Documentary about the Tour d l'Est that features Phillips
  • Sandruck, George
    • ABLA reprentative for Maryland
    • member: Cheasapeake Wheelmen
  • Sibley, Ruth
    • Driving force behind the reconstituted Washington Cycle Club in the 1950s
    • 1954-Jun-20 Washington Star Magazine (photo)
    • from 1953 to at least 1973 held the 12-hour unpaced record 217.4 miles see 1973 Nationals Program
  • Teewuen, Gerald
  • Vetter, Bill
  • Ward, Oliver

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Last modified at 1/2/2015 4:02 PM  by Bill Luecke 

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