TRACK BITS

Kovalcik Keeps Steher Tradition Alive In Berlin » Current US Omnium Champ and local Alpenrose rider is bringing back motor-paced racing on his European trip.

Herne Hill Velodrome Project Approved By City Council » It may be a standard track size to us but by Herne Hill standards 250 meters is the length of the kiddie-sized “junior track” that will be built in their infield.

Gerraint Thomas’ Switch From Track To Road Is Permanent » British team pursuiter isn’t planning to defend his Olympic Gold in 2016.

Ed Clancy Backs Out Of Team Sprint For Worlds » Trying to make the transition from Team Pursuit to Team Sprint within a few short months may not be so easy after all. Who’da thunk?

All-Male Kiwi Squad Selected For Worlds » Alison Shanks won’t be able to defend her Individual Pursuit title due to injury.

Missy Erickson On Traveling To Mexico » US sprinter shares her excitement about her first international race at the Pan American Continental Championships this week.

UCI To Apply For Three New Cycling Events In Olympics » Could the Points Race be returning to the Olympic program in time for Rio? Why the Points Race and not the Madison, Kilo or Individual Pursuit?

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