1948 double medal-winning track cyclist, the legend Tommy Godwin talks about Herne Hill velodrome. Great words and great photography, well worth a watch (click on the image).
Via The Guardian.
I wonder if Tommy remembers warming up before the start of a race meeting at the butts stadium in coventry and a girl ran across the track and fetched him off. I was a spectator at the time 1946?. Later as a rider a saw a lot of Tommy’s back wheel.
Hero then, Hero now