Former British international Dennis Tarr, a star of the 1950s and 1960s, died over Christmas. He was 72. Tarr won many big British races, including the 1962 London to Holyhead, at 265 miles, the longest single-day road race in the UK.
The Condor Mackeson independent (semi-pro) was a member of the London club, De Laune CC. The club’s website proudly proclaims that Tarr still holds tandem track records with Alan Jackson, set in 1957.
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The funeral is tomorrow, Thursday, January 6, at South Molton Cemetery, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 4AT, at 3pm.