1. Close-up of Billie Samuels on the Malvern Star bike showing her koala bear mascot before leaving for Melbourne, 4 July 1934, by Sam Hood
Age 23 Height 4’11” Weight 7st Cycling experience 12 months
Miss Billie Samuels started on her attack on the women’s record From  Sydney to Melbourne, held by Miss Valsa Barbour, at 10 o’clock yesterday  morning.  SMH 5 July 1934  nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17108264
Miss Billie Samuel, by cycling from Sydney to Melbourne, 565 miles, in 3 days 1 hour and 27 minutes, broke the record established by Miss Barbour last year by 6 hours 3 minutes. SMH 9 July 1934 p 9
http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=6888

    Close-up of Billie Samuels on the Malvern Star bike showing her koala bear mascot before leaving for Melbourne, 4 July 1934, by Sam Hood

    Age 23 Height 4’11” Weight 7st Cycling experience 12 months

    Miss Billie Samuels started on her attack on the women’s record From Sydney to Melbourne, held by Miss Valsa Barbour, at 10 o’clock yesterday morning.  SMH 5 July 1934 nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17108264

    Miss Billie Samuel, by cycling from Sydney to Melbourne, 565 miles, in 3 days 1 hour and 27 minutes, broke the record established by Miss Barbour last year by 6 hours 3 minutes. SMH 9 July 1934 p 9

    http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=6888

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