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The cycling season in Dunedin was opened this afternoon under auspicious circumstances, the muster of cyclists being the largest ever seen m the City. The opening took the form of a procession starting from the Triangle in Hirii street round into Cumberland street, thence along the track to the Anderson Bay road ; then up to Crawford street and along to the Triangle again, and thence by way of Cumberland street to Union street, up to George street and along to the new gardens at Woodhaugh. In all there were 611 riders of both sexes. The machines used were of all manners of styles and makes, and included five tandems, one sociable and a bantam, the latter being quite a new style of mount to Dunedin. The clubs taking part wfte; The Mimiro Ladies’ Club (36 riders'! C r'r- (2 , OII) 5 (30 (' 1 ?- GC - < 2 SO), Railway (50), High .School (24), and there were about 40 unattached riders. The proceedings were witnessed by a large crowd of spectators both at the Triangle and along tho line of route.

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OPENING OF THE CYCLING SEASON., Issue 10435, 2 October 1897

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OPENING OF THE CYCLING SEASON. Issue 10435, 2 October 1897

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