Request For Help

There are still a lot of people who for whatever reason haven’t had the pleasure of listening to David. With that in mind we want to collect some of his more famous sayings together on this website. To help us achieve this all you have to do is send up some mp3 sound files of […]

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Encounter With a Hero

My dream finally came true! At the London bike show Cycle2002 I finally met David Duffield and thankfully he was exactly how I expected him to be! I managed to get to the show in Islington at 10.30am on the Saturday as I had heard David would be there along with some other cycling commentators […]

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Laurence Meets The King

Hello boys and girls, especially Marco. I had a close encounter of the Duffers kind earlier this year and it was a dream come true (which shows I should stop eating cheese late at night). The place… Luxembourg… After a busy day watching the Prologue for the Tour, saw the riders practicing on the circuit […]

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Three Men Five Wheels

From Sporting Cyclist 1959 SUNDAY proved a very busy day and the morning was spent preparing the trikes and the vehicle. After lunch there were numerous ‘phone calls to get the weather forecast, and then David pronounced the verdict, “We start tomorrow.” More feverish activity with a small office printing kit preparing postcards notifying the […]

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Wrong Way to End to Ender 1959

WRONG WAY END TO ENDER from Sporting Cyclist 1959 THERE are many unconventional things about David Duffield, the gay cavalier of Midland cycling. For instance, he must be one of the few racing men of the present generation who does no weekday training at all, his cycling being confined to weekends. But most unconventional of […]

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