Showing posts tagged velodromes
IT’S ALWAYS DRY INSIDE
It’s raining today in Los Angeles — one of the only cities in the USA where rain is a reason to blog — which means that the Home Depot Center Velodrome is the currently dryest place for a bike ride. Check out the training schedule to find out when you can ride the track.
The HDC Velodrome is under new management as of a couple months ago which means some changes including a new web page so check it out and update your bookmarks. If you have any suggestions for the velodrome management, contact Adam Duvendeck.
Photo taken by Smiley McGee.
AVANTONE: LONDON OLYMPIC VELODROME
This velodrome really is a work of art and in less than three hundred days, the world’s top track cyclists will be spinning around on these boards. Can’t wait.
THE BEST SEAT IN THE WORLD
Check this new trailer for an upcoming documentary about London’s Herne Hill Velodrome. There will be screening at Look Mum No Hands on Saturday October 8th at 7pm. I hope they figure out a way to bring it Stateside because I can’t wait to see this one.
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THE COMMONWEALTH LEGACY VELODROME
The Greater Victoria Velodrome's grand re-opening in British Columbia. This track was originally constructed for the 1994 Commonwealth Games and has been inactive for the past several years but recently opened its banks again for racing and training. Nice!
More info at GVVA.
RIBA - LONDON 2012 VELODROME
I’ve mentioned before that the London Olympic Velodrome building is up for the prestigious Stirling Prize — an architectural award presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects. This video produced by RIBA goes over the refined details and features of the velodrome and its structure. Check it out!
CMCW - TRACK DAY ON THE NATIONAL VELODROME
Some riding at the Pruszkow Velodrome during the Cycle Messenger World Championships in Warsaw last week.