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On July 8, 1896. Norman de Vaux arrived in San Francisco, vaulted off his Meteor bicycle, proclaimed that he had made a 3,786-mi. trip from Manhattan in 37 days, 14 hr., 15 min. Never since, say loyal friends, has that record been broken.

After his momentous trip in 1896, Mr. de Vaux has done much traveling, all with a purpose. From bicycles he turned to automobiles. He worked for General Motors, built the Pacific Coast Chevrolet plant at Oakland. Later he became associated with another ex-GM man, William Crapo Durant, built the Durant...

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