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Tour of the West is Gruelling Cycle Marathon

Joins the Tour of the West cycling marathon in midwestern New South Wales.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 53 | Year : 1952 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Mudgee Mayor presents jersey to Max Rowley winner of 1951 Tour of the West Cycling Marathon. Contestants and spectators watch. Start of 610 mile race. Cyclists on country road passed food and splashed with water. Injured treated on roadside. Cyclists pass wheat silos. Ambulance patrols route. Cyclist replaces tyre and tube. Oiling of wheels by man on motorbike. John Beasley winner. Presented with reef. Beasley holds up trophy .
Access No. 43298 | 2 mins 28 secs | 1950s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |