Can you help? We are looking for any information regarding the endurance cyclist Bernard Bennett. Perhaps you are a family member, an old friend – or simply have information about Bernard that you might think useful.
Bernard was twice runner-up to the year-record and his massive achievements are largely over-shadowed by the even greater achievements of Tommy, Ossie Nicholson and René Menzies.
To have attempted the year record once would have required more determination and guts than most could fathom. To have attempted the year record twice and been valiantly beaten on both occasions must have been tragic. If you have any information that can shine a light on Bernard’s story please contact us. Many thanks.
Peter Hambley, a lifelong racing and touring cyclist will attempt to ride from Newcastle-under-Lyme cenotaph to the RAF station at Cosford and back on Saturday the 3rd of June. A… Read more »