Tacoma’s Richard Perkins displays some of the medals he won racing bicycles in the 1940s and ’50s.
Tacoma’s Richard Perkins displays some of the medals he won racing bicycles in the 1940s and ’50s. Courtesy
Tacoma’s Richard Perkins displays some of the medals he won racing bicycles in the 1940s and ’50s. Courtesy

Adventurer of the Week: Almost 7 decades ago, Tacoma man was fastest kid on a bike in the state

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