MEMORABILIA: 1931 Medal for the ‘Balham 100’ Team Race


We’ve just acquired a medal for the 1931 Balham 100 Team Race, our first from the competition. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: 1931 Medal for the ‘Balham 100’ Team Race

MEMORABILIA: 80-year-old ‘Balham 100’ Trophy


In our quest to share the stories behind club memorabilia from an illustrious past, we’ve found some club trophies and individual medals but never a trophy for an individual – until now that is. Continue reading MEMORABILIA: 80-year-old ‘Balham 100’ Trophy

KEN SMITH MEMOIRS: Care free and Car free – The ’40s and ’50s South London cycling club scene


The final extract from the memoirs of former Balham CC secretary and Gazette club magazine editor Ken Smith, covering the post war years. A revealing look into club life and the lives of a group of young men from the Balham and South London cycling community in the 1940 and 1950s. Continue reading KEN SMITH MEMOIRS: Care free and Car free – The ’40s and ’50s South London cycling club scene