Alaric J. F. Gayfer - Inducted 2006

From London, England, Alaric “The Guv” Gayfer was a seven-time British national track champion. With his vast knowledge of cycling and pure love of the sport. ‘The Guv” turned to helping others as a coach and a mechanic. He was the head coach of the Air Products Developmental Cycling Programs at the Lehigh Valley Velodrome for 10 years. He was director sportif of the Future Champions of Cycling Club and the East Coast Velo Cycling Club. Using his booming voice and wicked sense of humor, he had words of encouragement and wisdom for riders of all ages and abilities. But he especially enjoyed getting kids started in cycling, always scrounging bikes, parts and cycling outfits for them and having a profound impact on their development on and off the bike. Sadly, he lost his last race, against brain cancer, in June 2004 at the age of 47.

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