The Funeral of Ken Matthews, leading official in Merseyside cycling for over 50 years, will take place at 1pm, Friday August 1, at Thornton Crematorium, Lydiate, near Liverpool.

Family flowers only are requested. Donations can be made to the Royal Air Force Association, by cheque to the Co-op Funeral Directors, 28 Walton Vale, Liverpool, L9 2BU.

UK cycling in mourning: Ken Matthews and Chas Messenger