Archie Leland Read 30 August 1874 – 22 January 1942
A very good picture is presented herewith of the winning team, that of the Bay City Wheelmen, the personnel of which is as follows:
T. A. Griffiths, 21 years, 155 pounds; C. S. Wells, 26 years, 190 pounds; Archie Reid, 24 years, 180 pounds; W. A. Terrill, 20 years, 180 pounds; T. S. Hall, 19 years, 146 pounds; H. F. Terrill, 21 years, 180 pounds; F. G. Lacey, 20 years, 130 pounds; A. J. Menne, 19 years, 142 pounds; E. Languetin, 22 years, 130 pounds; E. Ulbricht, 33 years, 160 pounds, Average age, 22 1/2 years; average weight, 159 3-10 pounds.
THE WHEELMEN. - All Ready for the Great San Jose Meet on Friday and Saturday. - The San Francisco Call, 13 Apr 1895
Among the class B men Wells, Long, Nessen (Nissen) and Haley stand about the best show, now that Foster is sidetracked and Jones is in the south. The class A men will be strengthened by the appearance of Archie Reid, an old racing member of the Bay Citys recently returned from Scotland.
CYCLERS IN TRAINING - San Francisco Chronicle, 25 May 1895
Archie Reid of the Bay City Wheelmen has announced his intention of retiring from the racing path on account of business interfering with training.