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June 2012

June 15

The Tour of East Anglia

Scanned in full, below is the 1959 ‘Tour of East Anglia’ programme:

The Tour of East Anglia, 1959

I purchased this rare piece of cycling memorabilia from entrant Mike Dyason, of Viking Road Club.

June 11

Cycling and Massed Bands

Yesterday after leading a cycle ride to Walton-on-the-Naze, I headed over to Castle Park to see the massed bands finale of ‘Scotland in Colchester’. It is a sight and sound to behold, and my highlight of all the events held at Castle Park during the year.

Naturally, I bought a programme — here is the cover:

Scotland in Colchester, 2012

June 8

Programme Cover

Last night, for the third time in four years, Colchester hosted a round of the Tour Series. Here’s the uninspiring programme cover:

Tour Series, Colchester, June 7, 2012