1910 Cyclist Scouts Training (Boy Scouts)

  1910 CYCLIST SCOUTS TRAINING (BOY SCOUTS) Generally speaking, there is, for reconnaissance work, no scout so useful as the cyclist scout, for while he has the advantage of speed over the dismounted scout, he is also far less easily seen than the mounted one. Swiftly and silently he can ride down lanes almost unseen, […]

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1905 Cycle Scouts: AA (Automobile Association)

  1905 AA CYCLE SCOUTS (AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION) It is not generally realized that the AA was founded as a contingent of cyclists. In March 1905 Mr. Walter Gibbons wrote to Autocar magazine proposing the formation of a Motorists’ Association for the Prevention of Police Traps. Two other motorists replied saying that the Brighton road was […]

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