BC Randonneurs Cycling Club


Herbert Opperman ("Oppy") - Freemantle to Sydney (Australia end-to-end) record, 1937.

"Opperman was well known for setting long distance records including, in 1927, breaking the 24 hours unpaced continuous cycling record riding 416 miles (669 km). [In 1937 Oppy set the record for] Fremantle to Sydney (4402 km) - 13 days, 10 hours." (text source here) (more oppy info)