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December 3/00 11:26 am - 'Cross World Cup (Top-3), Cycling Photography, Birthdays

Posted by Editor on 12/3/00

'Cross World Cup #3 - GP de Luxembourg

1. Richard Groenendaal (Ned) 1:00:15
2. Erwin Vervecken (Bel) at 0:16
3. Petr Dlask (Cze) 0:21
4. Mario De Clercq (Bel) 1:11
5. Peter Van Santvliet (Bel) 1:19
6. Daniele Pontoni (Ita) 1:41
7. Jiri Pospisil (Cze) 1:51
8. Tom Vannoppen (Bel) 2:20
9. Beat Wabel (Sui) 2:28
10. Vaclav Jezek (Cze) 2:35

Standings (after 3 of 6 events)

1. Richard Groenendaal (Ned) 170 points
2. Mario De Clercq (Bel) 130
3. Bart Wellens (Bel) 128
4. Erwin Vervecken (Bel) 120
5. Daniele Pontoni (Ita) 100

Full results to follow.

Early Bicycle Photography - Toronto

Lorne Shields, one of Canada's foremost collectors of bicycles and historical cycling materials will be giving a talk on early bicycle photography on Wednesday, December 6th, at 7:30 pm in Meeting Room 2 of the North York Central Library. The Library is located at 5120 Yonge Street. The talk will take place at a meeting of The Ephemera Society of Canada.

In his illustrated presentation, Mr Shields will discuss the evolution of the bicycle and its socio-economic implications for 19th and 20th century life, coinciding with the innovations and growing popularity of photography. Included are the first known daguerrotype of a cycling vehicle, and images from such notable photographers as Canadian William Notman.

Editor's Note: The room for this meeting holds 50 people - first come, first served.

Happy Birthday To...

Marc Sonntag (today) and Jacques Landry (tomorrow).


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