Scottish cyclist Sandy Gordon talks about the problem of getting time off work to compete in races. (clip)

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  • Glasgow


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  • Scotsport


  • 1970s

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Reference number: T0760

Date: 1973

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.49 mins

Description: T.V. Sports programme from 1973 profiling two Scottish cyclists' training & preparation for the Commonwealth Games in New Zealand. Also highlighting the state of cycling in Scotland with regard to provision & facilities.

Shotlist: [CYCLING - Scotsport] : No credits, gv of two Glasgow cyclists (Sandy Gordon and Denis Mitchell) training for Commonwealth Games in New Zealand on a country road, tracking shot from car (0.39) talking head i/v with Denis Mitchell and Sandy Gordon on grass embankment intercut with shots of them cycling on country roads and shots of reporter asking questions (5.15) talking head i/v with trainer James Dorwood intercut with shots of the two cyclists on the road (8.49)