THE BICYCLE SPEED TRACK - The Sacramento Bee, 07 Jan 1896

From Wooljersey


The Capital City Wheelmen Consider the Proposition Last Night and Elect New Officers

At the annual meeting of the Capital City Wheelmen last night the committee appointed on a speed track made its report and submitted a plan of a racing track the estimated cost of which would be $8000. The intention is to form a joint stock company for the purpose of building the track.

The question of transportation of bicycles was also taken up and the Secretary was instructed to correspond with the San Francisco and Los Angeles Clubs on the subject. The following officers were elected:

President Scott Ennis; Vice-President, George Levenson; Treasurer, Charles E. Wright; Secretary, J. T. Sheehan; Captain, George Headman; Bugler, Fred Schadt; Historian, F. M. Woodson; Executive Committee (at-large) - W. F. Purnell, F. T. Dwyer, J. A. Woodson and J. A. M. Martin.