Pat Murphy

Palmares

  1. Copenhagen, December 1958, rode with Bente-Ole Retvig(Den), finished 11th with 197 pts at 11 laps, winners Van Steenbergen(Bel) / Severeyns(Bel)
  2. Cleveland, October 1958, Pat placed 5th with Willi Renn (Ger) and Al Stiller (USA)
  3. Berlin, October 1960, DNF, rode with Forlini(Fr), winners Post(Hol) / van Loot(Bel)
  4. New York, September 1961, DNF, rode with Ted Smith(USA), winners Plattner(Sui) / von Bueren(Sui)
  5. Montreal, September 1963, rode with Edwin Pesek(Can), Finished 7th with 446 points at 5 laps, winners Terruzi(Ita) / De Rossi(Ita)

1958 Cleveland 6 Day Race Program List of Riders (Oct 24 - Nov 1)

Besides his six-day career, he was also on the Canadian Olympic team, held the record for the 50 mile ITT, went to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, won the Quebec-Montreal road race (also took a second and third in other years), and won the Tour of Somerville in 1955.

Pat also rode for the Italian Torpado Pro Cycling Team for a season or so. Some of the big races he did, while a Pro, was Milan-San Remo and the World Championship Road Race.

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