Sydney Chicken - 1891
- Sydney Chicken won the first 25 mile road race championship for the Blake Cup in 1893
- He was the club's chief time keeper for many years
- He was made the club's third Life President in 1929
- Sydney Chicken passed away in 1950
Colonel Jack G Rose - 1890's
- Jack Rose was a member of City Cycling & Athletic Club in the 1890's.
- He established a human paced 1 hour record in 1898 when he rode a distance of 29 miles 1373 yards on the Green Point Cycling Track.
- On 3 June 1899 he broke his own record by being paced by quads (4 man cycle) and completed 30 miles 606 yards in the hour.
- He won many races over the years and this is confirmed by the numerous medals that were bequeathed to the club when his daughter passed away.
- This photograph was taken in 1881 of the Cape Town City Cycling Club
- This club was the forerunner of City Cycling & Athletic Club, which was constituted in 1891 when athletics was incorporated into the club's activities
- Top Row (left to right): WS Darter (jr), RPL Wahl, GN Lindup, JF Marshall
- Front Row (left to right): EC Baxter, CH Rhodes, T Mossop, GBS Darter, W Jeffries, WS Darter, W Lindup, PFF Broers, G Kuhlmann, J Dyce, L Wahl
- Reference: South African Sport & Dramatic News
Sir James Sivewright
- The very first President of the Cape Town City Cycling & Athletics Club
- He was the Minister of Railways in the Cape Colony in 1899
- He was the 3rd City Member to win the 25 mile race at the Paarl Boxing Day in 1904 after OJ Imsland (Jan 1897), Dave Rees (Dec 1897 & 1898). Danie Cillie of Paarl Cycling Club won it in 1900.
- This photograph was taken directly after he won the race.
- The medals were fixed to a bib and hung around the neck of the cyclist.
Extracts from the Official Journal of the City Cycling Club