Velocipede - French vélocipède, from Latin velox (“swift”) + pes (“foot”)
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C.U.Bi.C. Trophy - G. Gatehouse Nov. 1884

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The Cambridge University Bicycle Club held their annual race on November 23rd 1884. It was won by George Gatehouse riding from scratch on an Ordinary bicycle. Below is an account of that race and an image of the loving cup trophy won by Gatehouse for that race. 

Gatehouse switched to racing tricycles in 1885. He was the amateur tricycle champion for the UK in 1885.