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Olympic Winners Int`l Race at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena CA August 28, 1932
Item# 1932RoseBowl Int`l [1932RoseBowl Int`l]
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A 12-page Official Program  for this August 28, 1932 Olympic Winners International Bicycle Race that was held at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. This original program is from the collection of Phil Mole Sr., ex bike racer,  trick rider, cycling aficionado and ex owner of the John T. Bill Co., one of the major bicycle distributors in the Los Angeles area from 1895 to the mid 1980s. Many thanks to Pete Mole, Howie`s long time friend, for making it possible to share this with you. The dimensions are 7 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches, see the picture gallery for more of the pages.

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Page-3, containing (1) a brief history of the evolution of the bicycle, and (2) some of the riders competing in this event, including; Attilio Pavesi, Henry O'Brien, Pietro Pedretti and Ruggero 'Red' Berti.


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Page-4, mentioning more of the participants of this event and Olympic Winners, including; Marco Cimatti, Eddie Testa, Frank Testa, Alberto Ghilardi, Giovanni Consonni, Neil Davidson, Cliff Cole, Russell Allen, Nino Borsari, Buck Ingham, Glen Slaten, Charlie Griffis, Roberto Berti, Nate Freeman, Charles Otto, Lawrence H. Nelson and Harry Murray.


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Page-5, the Program of Races and an advert for Atlas Cycle Co which was the second bike shop that Howie's father purchased in southern California in the late 1940s.


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Page-6 with a continuation of the Program of Races ande some adverts.


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Page-7, a continuation of the Program of Races and some adverts, including an advert for the John T. Bill & Co., Inc which was owned and managed by the Phil Mole family. At the time they were located at 1018 E. 9th St. They sold bicycles by Pierce, Emblem & Greyhound. This Program came from the Phil Mole Sr. collection and was sent to Howie by Pete Mole (Phil's son) who managed the family business for many years.


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Page-8, a continuation of the Program of Races and an advert for the National Cycle Shop of downtown Los Angeles which was owned by Henry Del Cano who was a friend and business associate of Howie's father.


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Page-9, a continuation of the Program of Races and some adverts.


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Page-10, containing a list of the 45 participants and a list of the Officials which included; James Vai, John Vai, Scotty Williamson, Bert Rovere, Phil Mole, Alfred Grenda, Joe Pagliano, John De Palma, Eugene Biscailuz, Frank Gioia, Dan Tobey, Don Jose Browning, Ceaser Moretti, Ceaser Vanoni, Musty Crebs, Tullio Massignan, Mr. Miller, Chas. Mullin, Frank Davidson, Peter Pedroli, John Andreani, Louis Valperga, Hans Ohrt, Frank Hagney, Phil Wright, Bill Furman, Tracy O. Hall & Saxon Williams.

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