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14 Lessons from the life of Alf Engers The story of Alf Engers is the story of British competitive cycling between 1955 to 1979, encompassing track, road, time trials and everything in between, flying from the Paddington Circuit to the Skol Six, via the National Road Race championships and the A1. It’s the story of 25 years of incredible achievement, set against a backdrop of social and sporting change. The book encompasses bike design, the pursuit of speed and the world of cycle sport in London, from frame-builders and shop owners to team managers and clubmen. It recounts the life of Alf Engers, from his birth in Kings Cross in 1940, to the present day. Told through extensive interviews and research, it weaves a narrative of success against the odds and provides unparalleled insights into this mythical folk hero of British cycling.