Montreal Cycling History
Montreal Bicycle Club Uniforms and Symbols
When the Montreal Bicycle Club was founded it's by-laws stated the type of uniforms and the distinctive badges the Club should use.
A Winged Wheel was a part of many Bicycle Organizations logos from that era. The MAAA adopted different variations of the symbol for each of it's different sports which can be viewed online inside the 1894 CWA booklet, "Our City, Our Sports". The most famous modern version of it, the Detroit Red Wings symbol is a direct descendant of the Montreal Bicycle Club Winged Wheel.
"Musical Gongs" From CWA The Bicycle March/April 1883
A. J. Darling, Bicycle Club, Montreal, QC, 1885
From CWA The Bicycle Sept 1882
Montreal Bicycle Club Badge worn in 1878 (11)
MBC Winged Wheel Symbol From A.T. Lane's "Our City Our Sports" 1894
Canadian Wheelman June 15 1885