Story: Cycle racing

Dulux six-day cycle race route (2nd of 2)

Dulux six-day cycle race route

This map shows the route of the 1963 Dulux six-day cycle race, from Auckland to Wellington.  It was won by Laurie Byers. He had won a bronze medal at the Perth Commonwealth Games the previous year and competed at the Tokyo Olympic Games the following year.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Kennett Brothers, Ride: the story of cycling in New Zealand. Wellington: Kennett Brothers, 2004, p. 114

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How to cite this page:

Simon Kennett, 'Cycle racing - Road and track: from the mid-20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by Simon Kennett, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Oct 2015