Pic of the day GB team 1956

Pic of the day GB team 1956

This is Team GB (as it was not known) at the start of the Tour of Austria in, I think, 1956. Under the flag is my old mate Johnny Brackstone West London Road Club.


  1. brianlvrc@gmail.com said

    I think second from the left is Paddy Boyd Birkenhead CC.

    Brian Pearson
    Good to hear from you Pee Wee. I hope you are still getting plenty of miles in.

  2. terry painter said

    wlrc members including me saw john off at victoria station.i think john did not finish,but ithink won an award for fastest descent of the gros glockner pass
    John can’t remember the send-off but he says that a clubmate called “Cronk” greeted him in Austria!

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