John Harvey (cyclist)

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Jack Harvey
Team information
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Major wins
1 mile. (1910)

John Harvey sometimes Jack Harvey (1884-????) from Stoke on Trent in Staffordshire was a British professional road racing cyclist in the 1900s and 1910s. He held the National Cyclists' Union, 25 mile title in 1909[1] and was the English Champion for the one mile distance, in 1910.

Titles Held[edit]

  • English NCU Champion (25 Miles) 1909, Open to the World
  • English AAA Champion (25 Miles) 1911
  • English AAA Champion (1 mile and 5 miles) 1910
  • Northern Champion (1/2 mile and 1 mile) 1911
  • Northern Champion (1/2 mile and 5 miles) 1910
  • Midland AAA Champion (1/2 mile) 1911
  • Midland NCU Champion (1/4 mile) 1908
  • Midland NCU Champion (25 miles) 1909

Personal life[edit]

Between 1910 -1913, he ran a pub called Old Blue Post Hotel in Stafford.[2] He served in the Army in 1915 aged 31.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Cycle Archive https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/NCA/1/51/7/10/76. Retrieved 8 October 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Connor, John (2013). The Inns and Alehouses of Stafford: Through the South Gate. Troubador Publishing. p. 63. ISBN 1783061316. Retrieved 8 October 2019.