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John Patston – the Rebellious Bank Manager who Won Road, Track and TTs

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The career of John Patston lasted three decades; he represented GB at The Worlds, was a multiple Division and National Champion and medallist, he won Star Trophy races, the Cycling Weekly Campagnolo ‘25’ Trophy series and in 1975 he notched-up 63 wins; 42 on the road and 21 against the watch.

And despite being a bank manager, a pillar of the Establishment, his rebellious streak got him into trouble with the RTTC [forerunner of the CTT] more than once, with the inevitable suspensions following. We remember Mr. John Patston…