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1950 `Cycling Almanac` edited by Otto Eisele, published in New York, First Edition (original, not a reprint)
Item# BookAntq-C-046 [BookAntq-C-046]
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A small size booklet with a big amount of valuable information about the racing community during the period. 47 plus pages including some advertisements from bicycle industry members that supported the racing community. The dimensions are 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, the condition is good.

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The first page with the Table of Contents & a Bio of Otto Eisele

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6-day bike race at Madison Square Garden in March 1950. 6-day racing started in 1891 in New York

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An advertisment for Progressive Cycle and Auto Supply of New York who was the distributor for Norman British Bicycles and one of the Columbia distributors.

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An advertisement for Schwinn Black Panthers. It is strange that Schwinn would have advertised their Lightwieght bikes in this booklet.

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Page-42 showing some of the 'Records' published in this booklet. The advertisement on the lower part of the page is from a major distributor in the Los Angeles area. John T. Bill was a distributor for Columbia bikes and later imported and distributed Olmo racing bike. they were one of the best and well respected distributors in the west.

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