Found Footage: 1960s British Cyclo-cross Championship Videos
Here are two of the clips, a National British Championship from 1967 and an Amateur Championship from 1969. I love the “barriers” in that latter race, and apparently the sport had some legitimacy in the UK at the time – the course runs through a town, and the mayor presents the awards. These time capsules provide a brilliant look at our sport “back in the day.”
1967 National Cyclo-Cross Championships, Birmingham, West Midlands:
1969 Amateur National Cyclo-Cross Championships, Allesley Park, near Coventry, West Midlands:
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