Glen Tucker was club captain around 1950. He had the nickname of ‘Cyclone’ after his Major Nicholls bike.
His son Keith Tucker has given us some photos. Do any of the older club members recognise anyone in the photos?
1. Port Talbot Wheelers – 1952, Pictured outside the Odeon Cinema, Forge Road. Glen Tucker (captain) receives a letter from Richard Evans, the Mayor of Port Talbot to deliver to the Mayor of Birmingham. Which he did after the PTWCC won the Cycling Challenge Cup. The Manager of the Odeon looks on, the man on the kerbside is Reg Plowerman.
2. Cup 1952 - Glen Tucker with the challenge cup won by the Port Talbot Wheelers Cycling Club when as Captain he took 45 riders the 168 miles from Port Talbot to Birmingham (Total aggregate mileage of 7560 miles).
3. Glen Tucker and Holdworth Cycle outside prefabs at Warren Place Aberavon on Whitsun Sunday 1948.