Marguerite was the outstanding talent of women’s cycling in 1930s Britain. ‘The Blond Bombshell from Bournemouth’, as she was dubbed by the press, held all the women’s distance records, including the The Land’s End to John o’Groats and 1,000 miles.
She was the first full time female professional cyclist.
Why not have a look at the great website celebrating her achivements:
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 »