Summary

Cycling trophy awarded to Hubert Opperman, 5 Sep 1926, for winning the Dunlop Road Race from Kapunda to Adelaide, South Australia. Opperman covered a distance of 106 miles (170.6 km) in 5 hours 36 minutes and 13 seconds.

Competitors included J. Beasley, M.W. Merkel, W. Buck, J.B. Kemp and more. Conditions were 'messy' due to rainfall the day before the race. The route included Marrabel, Waterloo, Auburn, Rhynie, Tarlee, Templera and Gawler.

Oppy was cited by a N.S.W paper as the "Little Machine" due to a very solid performance.

Physical Description

Trophy formed from a cup and base, manufactured from electro-plated nickel silver, with gold plate inside the cup. A plaster balast appears to be inside the base, as it can be partially seen through two holes in the underside of the base.

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