Arthur Linton
(1868-1896)

Died aged 27

Arthur Vincent Linton was a British road bicycle racer. He is best known for winning the Bordeaux–Paris road race in 1896 and for breaking the world one-hour unpaced cycling record. His death just two months after the 1896 Bordeaux–Paris is steeped in controversy.

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Arthur Vincent Linton (28 November 1868 – 23 July 1896) was a British road bicycle racer. He is best known for winning the Bordeaux–Paris road race in 1896 and for breaking the world one-hour unpaced cycling record. His death just two months after the 1896 Bordeaux–Paris is steeped in controversy with some commentators speculating that his demise was caused by doping.

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World Champion Cyclist 1895 lived here Arthur Linton 1872-1896

Sheppard's Pharmacy, 218 Cardiff Road, Aberaman, United Kingdom where they lived