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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Dorset: Talbot Tigers

About the team

Track was on the corner of Talbot Road and Stirling Road(now closed off to vehicles at this junction), in the Winton Area of Bournemouth.

Track Dimemsions: 69yards x 17ft, grey shale surface.

Club Colours: Orange shirts, Royal Blue tracksuits or Yellow shirts with Black stripe.

The area was once a local tennis club, and the safety fence consisted of the old disused tennis nets. A very bumpy and slippery track, the surface being a light coloured shale.

Reformed in the 1970s.

Club Secretary: J.C. Ford, 6 Downey Close, Wallisdown, Bournemouth(1978).

Team Manager: A. Gailor(1978).

Club Leader: R. Hayward(1978).

Riders

  • Gavin Meaden