The Wheelmen. - The San Francisco Examiner, 26 Nov 1886
The twenty-five mile bicycle road race to San Leandro was participated in by W. H. Haralson, A. S. Ireland and A. Roseborough of the Oakland Ramblers; L. R. Larzelere, O. F. Giffin and B. Letcher of the San Francisco Bicycle Club, and F. Elwell, S. F. Booth and A. Adcock of the Bay City Wheelmen. The race was won by Elwell of the Bay City Wheelmen in one 1 hour thirty-seven minutes two and seven-eighths seconds. He was followed closely by Larzelere, who made the distance in one hour thirty-seven minutes and three and one-quarter seconds. After these came in order Adcock, Ireland, Booth and Giffin. Haralson and Roseborough having made headers drew out. The trophy for the winner was an elegant silver water pitcher.