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The above club held a very successful half-day reliability trial on Saturday. The course was from the Dunedin Tailway station, along the Main North road, over Mount Cargill, turning off to Sawyers Bay, and touching Tort Chalmers, thence up the hill past Hayward'a Point, and then taking the Main road back to town—in all about 25 miles. Of the 15 entrants to face the starter, nine completed the course, three of whom arrived exact on time, the remaining six being half a minute out. Three secret checks were held at various points of the couree,_ and competitors failing to arrive at their schedule time were penalised one mark per minute or fraction thereof, if early or late. All competitors had to ride at the rate of 20 miles jjcr iwar. Each competitor vc*« awarded 100 marks at the start, and lost 5 marks for all stops except traffic efcop*. The result was as follows:

A. E. M'Dougall, 99 marks W. J. P. M'Cullocli, 98 marts ... A. E. Ansell and E. L. Jones, 93 marks

Messrs M'Culloch. AneelL and .Toner; tied for third place with 98 marks, but W. J. P. M'Culloch was out only half a minute at two checks, and Messrs Ansell and Jones were out one minute at two checks.

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OTAGO MOTOR CLUB, Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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OTAGO MOTOR CLUB Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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