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Ian Thomson – a Lifetime of Experience as a Rider and Manager

"The Glasgow velodrome has been great, a point of focus for the sport, winter and summer, but the culture has changed, the days of ‘drum ups’ have long gone; us all coming home late smelling of camp fire... fun times – but gone now."

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It’s taken a wee while to organise the meeting but as befits a man with a lifetime of experience in managing others; teaching and in cycling management, he walks in the door of Starbucks bang on time. Belying his 74 years, Ivy’s Ian Thomson could get away with saying he’s 10 years younger.

No need for copious notes to try and make sense of his palmarès; they’re all there for me along with pictures and additional information.