Archive of the British Cycling Federation

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1959-1984; printed magazines and miscellaneous papers, 1978-1993, late 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Cycling Federation was formed in 1959, following the amalgamation of the National Cyclists' Union and the British League of Racing Cyclists


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive in November 1994.

Other Finding Aids

A copy of this collection-level is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom,at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Authority records exist for British Cycling Federation (GB 152 AAR0033), the British League of Racing Cyclists (GB 152 AAR0037), the Bicycle Union (GB 152 AAR0034), and the National Cyclists' Union (GB 152 AAR0036).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

MSS.328/BU and MSS.328/BLRC contain archives of the British Cycling Federation' predecessors