THE WHEEL. - Oakland Tribune, 11 Sep 1888
At the meet at Center street yesterday between the Scorchers of Alameda, the Bay City Wheelmen, the University Bicyclists, and the San Francisco Bicycle Club the following programme was carried out before 500 persons.
Two mile handicap - Entries, C. B. Wheaton, S. F. B. C., scratch; B. C. Austin, S. F. B. C., 180 yards; E. L. Favor, S. F. B. C., 165 yards. Winner, Wheaton. Time, 6:33. The Pacific Coast record is held by A. S. Ireland; Time, 6 minutes.
One mile rover type - Entries, Charles P. Fonda, S. F. B. C., and F. E. Browning, B. W. C.; winner. Fonda; time 3:19 1/4. The Pacific coast record is held by N. A. Robinson; time 3:10 1/2. As the winner in this case did not establish a record be received no medal.
The following were the officers of the meeting: Referee, George H. Strong: judges, C. U. Brewster, C. A. McDonald, Joseph J. Bliss; timers, L. Devany, William Greer Harrison, H. Coffin; umpires, Charles Crisley Moore, O. C. Haslett; clerks, Henry J. Reuman, Charles L. Davis; scorer, F. Howell Royce; starter, J. D. Arkison.