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The first Gastown Grand Prix races featured a number of support events including media races, bed races and pennyfarthing races. The 1975 Gastown Grand Prix, shown here, also featured a celebrity race with Provincial MLA and former BC Lion Emery Barnes (left) getting off to a quick start ahead of Mayor Art Phillips (white collar) and other riders. (Photo by Lorne “Ace” Atkinson)