Fourteen riders started the first New South Wales 'Thousand Mile Race' from Redfern Oval. The winner Cecil Fuller took 58 hours and 47 minutes to cover 1062 miles.
Start of 'Thousand Mile Cycle Race', , Redfern, 10 October 1945, Alec Iverson, Pix Magazine photographer, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 016/Item 030 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110588199
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