Founder members.
Les Sparkes & Ted Daw.

Les Sparkes & Ted Daw - DA founders

Some Historic times in the DA.

1931 saw the founding of the Devon DA of the CTC.On April 29th a "Founder Run" was held, with a tea at the "Courtenhay Arms" in Starcross.

Pictured founders Les Sparkes who passed away in September 2000 aged 94.  Ted Daw passed away in 2002 on 4th January.

2006 - 75th Anniversary
70 years of DA History.
Click for details of our
"70 years of history" booklet.

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Club ride in Exeter
Studying the map
The early days

These pages and pictures are being added too - check back again soon for updates: 24/01/2009
Under construction

2000 plus!
A DA is born - original minutes
A DA is born!
First Records.
Pre-Historic? Find out more about cycling in Devon even before the DA was founded.
Dave Bedwell and Fausto Coppi.
A tribute to Dave Bedwell - the 1950's Iron Man