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Canadian Track Squad Announced For Worlds » No doubt Tara Whitten will be defending her World Champ title in the Women’s Omnium next week.

British Track Squad Anounced For Worlds » No surprise that they are sending in everything they got.

Jason Queally Sets Eyes On Sprint Comeback » Britain’s star Kilo rider plans to return for the 2012 Olympics.

Brits Dominate Track Para-Cycling World Champioships » GB’s para-cycling squad return home with 18 medals after last weekend’s World Champs in Montichiari, Italy.

Masters Track Nationals Moved Forward One Week » The event is now scheduled for July 26-31 at T-Town.

Mellowdrome Cup Race Schedule » Dates for the 2011 racing season at the Mellowdrome in Asheville, NC.

MN Fixed Gear Classic Announced » Three days of racing (and over $5,000 in cash prizes) at the NSC Velodrome will kick off the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival.

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Awang To Miss World Championships » Malaysia’s Pocket Rocket Man — now famous for catching a seven-inch piece of the Manchester Velodrome with his calf — confirms he is ducking out from the race for stripes.

Shanaze Reade Preps For Worlds » Check the video of the British BMX World Champ’s intense training program which includes bowling and hula hoop.

Melbourne Madison / Sid Patterson Grand Prix Results » Recap of the Cyclists International event at the Joe Ciavola Velodrome last Saturday.

Help Dick Lane Velodrome Win $2500 For Kids » Take a short quiz to help Atlanta’s DLV receive a grant from Liberty Mutual.

Sarah Hammer To Lead USA Squad At Worlds » Check out the talent we’re sending to Copenhagen for the World Championships.

Meyer, Bobridge And Meares To Lead Australia At Worlds » Check out the guys who will probably beat us at the World Championships… ha ha!

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Encino Veodrome Motorpacing Sessions » A new training session every 2nd and 4th Tuesday night starting at 6pm.

Dick Lane Velodrome Monday Night FIT Sessions » A new Monday night program for Fast Intense Training starting at 7:30pm.

Victoria Pendleton Launches Women’s Bike Ride » Cycletta is the name of Vicky’s new ladies-only social ride to encourage women to take up cycling. There will be editions in Manchester and in London.

2011 Testarossa Velodrome Challenge Announced » Schedule, prizes, qualification and registration announced for Hellyer Park Velodrome’s annual awesomeness — one of the best track races on the West Coast!

Theo Bos Back On Track For World Championships » The Boss is back! Very excited to see him ride the track again.

Chris Hoy Praises Olympic Velodrome » Triple Olympic champ predicts that records will tumble at London’s speedy new track cycling venue.

Velodrome Dreams » An article about Emanuele Bianchi and his aspiration to build a state-of-the-art indoor cycling facility in Chicago.

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It should come as no surprise that pretty much all of our news bits this week are coming out of the UK…

Victoria Pendleton Admits To 2012 Pressure » Britain’s Queen of Track Cycling expresses a “lack of hunger” might affect her performance for the upcoming Olympic games.

Dave Brailsford Warns Victoria Pendleton To Work Harder » Britain’s Queen of Track Cycling gets a stern warning from Team Sky’s manager that she needs to find that hunger again.

Meares Confident Ahead Of World Championships » Australia’s Anna Meares feels no threat from Vicky Pendleton for the World Champs coming up in Denmark.

Paralympian Might Be Great Britain’s Next Big Hope » Sarah Storey won Gold at the Track World Cup with the Women’s Team Pursuit. Could she be the next UK track cycling phenomenon?

The Big Interview With Ron Webb » Read what London 2012 Velodrome architect has to say about his work.

Olympic Velodrome Opens Tomorrow » Opening ceremony scheduled for London’s brand new “Pringle” stadium.

2012 Olympic Games Cycling Schedule » Full program of the cycling events coming up at the London Olympics.

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This is a new segment of my blog where I round up all the track cycling news from the last week which I wasn’t able to make a full post about (in no particular order).

Is Australian Track Cycling Nearing ‘Crisis Point’? » Could a decline in amateur grassroots track cycling mean Australia is facing a talent pool shortage?

BikeNZ’s World Cup Squad » New Zealand’s track team being sent to Manchester for the World Cup this week.

Tanya Dubnicoff Joins Canada’s Coaching Staff » Former World Champ and Olympian officially becomes coach to the Canadian National Team.

Alkek Velodrome Race Schedule » Calendar of 2011 track races for Houston, TX.

LAVRA Cup Omnium Schedule » Categories and dates announced for the 2011 season at Home Depot Center Velodrome.

Olympic Velodrome Threatens To Give London A Good Name » Will this state-of-the-art facility for 2012 make it impossible for British comedy to be so self-deprecating all the time.

2011 ATRA Season Schedule » The key races in the American Track Racing Association’s National Championship Series are announced.

Bob Hansing Memorial Cup Series » Categories and dates announced for Encino Velodrome’s 2011 season plus a little history lesson (it’s a good read!).

Encino Velodrome’s 50th Anniversary Logo Contest » Submit a logo to this Flickr group!

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