Sabotage by a CCC Member

Amongst the many little known stories of the Occupation one CCC member has an extraordinary story all of his own. Gordon Prigent was a 17 year old who every night would slip out of his house and pee in the petrol tanks of the German lorries parked outside.  He was certain somebody informed on him because early one morning the …

CCC in the Occupation

The only light weight bike shop during the Occupation was the Millbrook Bike Shop now Temptations Hair Dressing Salon near Benest Supermarket. This was run by Frank Machon, founder member and first President of the Caesarean Cycling Club. It was also the gathering place for club members. With nothing new to sell the shop relied on repairs and servicing to …