From Calshot Velodrome to Southampton Speedway - cycling is firmly etched into the lifestyles of many a hampshire resident.

The Southern Daily Echo archives are home to pictures of cyclists through the years, some of which are displayed on these pages.

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From training to competitions - this selection of images delivers a glimpse into two-wheeled pedal power over the last few decades.

Included are Velo Club Venta, Southampton Speedway and Glen Eyre school teachers.

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Check out the pictures in the gallery above