|Rushden Echo, 16th June 1905, transcribed by Kay Collins
Cycling—A Gell, who formerly resided at Rushden, made an attempt on Monday at Bedford Sports to lower the five miles motor-paced cycle record. He did the five miles in 10 min. 18 secs., which is 25 secs. outside the record. Gell also took second prize in the five miles open bicycle scratch race.