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Readers making an assessment of their own capabilities over the route will be helped by the details given on the facing page [above]. Intermediate distances are shown between the Control towns. The last two columns are the arrival times of the fastest rider Herman De Munck who was off his unencumbered bicycle for no more than an hour all told, and of 53 year old George Davis of the C.T.C. who trundled a very heavily laden machine to win exactly the same medal as the Belgian. George spent about 17 hours eating and resting at Controls.

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