Mary was a member of Heatherbell Ladies’ Cycling Club, the first ladies’ club in Scotland.  The club had between 40 and 50 members and they wore green tops with purple and yellow bands ‘to look like heather’. Club members were very active, and would cycle to Edinburgh before starting to compete in the day’s races. At times they used a Dundee football ground as a track. At weekends there would be long trips round Scotland. Mary won many cups. She married Mr Taylor & lived in Logie Street, Lochee.  She was said to have been quite a character. Her daughter Florence was born in 1938, and was perched on the back of a tandem before she was five. During the war Mary was a postwoman, and later she worked in Vernonhome (NHS headquarters), cycling there and back. Indeed she cycled until shortly before her death.