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PISTA CIRCA 1958 

Beauty, class, elegance.  That’s what I think when I see race gear from the olden days.  Makes me wonder if we’ll have the same feelings about this cockpit in 50+ years.

Photo by Hrrundel.
PISTA CIRCA 1958 

Beauty, class, elegance.  That’s what I think when I see race gear from the olden days.  Makes me wonder if we’ll have the same feelings about this cockpit in 50+ years.

Photo by Hrrundel.

PISTA CIRCA 1958 


Beauty, class, elegance. That’s what I think when I see race gear from the olden days. Makes me wonder if we’ll have the same feelings about this cockpit in 50+ years.

Photo by Hrrundel.
Tags: pr0n, vintage,
WALTER RÜTT FOR TORPEDO CYCLES 

The first German ever to win a Six Day Race circa 1907.

From the fine collection of letterlust on Flickr.
WALTER RÜTT FOR TORPEDO CYCLES 

The first German ever to win a Six Day Race circa 1907.

From the fine collection of letterlust on Flickr.

WALTER RÜTT FOR TORPEDO CYCLES


The first German ever to win a Six Day Race circa 1907.

From the fine collection of letterlust on Flickr.
GT PURSUITERS 

I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park.  Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.
GT PURSUITERS 

I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park.  Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.

GT PURSUITERS


I’m totally loving this shot from the 1996 Olympic Velodrome at Stone Mountain Park. Check out those GT superbikes!

Photo taken by Russell Ellington.
VELODROME D’HIVER BOARD GAME 

What a cool find.  This vintage board game pays tribute to the indoor cycling track in Paris that captured the hearts of many including Ernest Hemingway.

Found on Tracko.
VELODROME D’HIVER BOARD GAME 

What a cool find.  This vintage board game pays tribute to the indoor cycling track in Paris that captured the hearts of many including Ernest Hemingway.

Found on Tracko.

VELODROME D’HIVER BOARD GAME


What a cool find. This vintage board game pays tribute to the indoor cycling track in Paris that captured the hearts of many including Ernest Hemingway.

Found on Tracko.
JEANNIE ROBINSON-OMELENCHUK 1951 

Track cyclist by summer, speed skater by winter.  Read more about her at this article.  A great photo from Spoke Sniffer’s Flickr.

Found on 14 Bike Co.
JEANNIE ROBINSON-OMELENCHUK 1951 

Track cyclist by summer, speed skater by winter.  Read more about her at this article.  A great photo from Spoke Sniffer’s Flickr.

Found on 14 Bike Co.

JEANNIE ROBINSON-OMELENCHUK 1951 


Track cyclist by summer, speed skater by winter. Read more about her at this article. A great photo from Spoke Sniffer’s Flickr.

Found on 14 Bike Co.
AMSTERDAM ROLLER RACING 1946 

The original Scalextric velodrome set.  I would love to have this set up in my living room.

Prints of this photo available from the Social History Shop.
AMSTERDAM ROLLER RACING 1946 

The original Scalextric velodrome set.  I would love to have this set up in my living room.

Prints of this photo available from the Social History Shop.

AMSTERDAM ROLLER RACING 1946 


The original Scalextric velodrome set. I would love to have this set up in my living room.

Prints of this photo available from the Social History Shop.
Tags: vintage, lulz, toys,

MORE KISSENA VELODROME 1975 


Another grainy video from Kissena Velodrome back in the day. This one features more riding than the last video.

Really cool to be able to see this footage!

KISSENA VELODROME 1975 


Love seeing the racing scene from days of yore. Although there’s no audio, this grainy footage from Kissena Velodrome gives us a glimpse of who was riding the track back in the day. Steel bikes, leather helmets, wool jerseys and of course the ladykiller mustaches.

See also Alpenrose Velodrome circa 1974.
1931 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPRINT FINISH 

A dramatic charge to the line between Denmark’s Willy Falk-Hansen (left) and France’s Lucien Michard (right).  The judges erroneously awarded the victory (and World Champion title) to Falk-Hansen even though we can plainly see that Michard crossed the line first.  That dude must’ve been bummed!

A great piece of history found on Erik Wiersma’s Flickr.
1931 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPRINT FINISH 

A dramatic charge to the line between Denmark’s Willy Falk-Hansen (left) and France’s Lucien Michard (right).  The judges erroneously awarded the victory (and World Champion title) to Falk-Hansen even though we can plainly see that Michard crossed the line first.  That dude must’ve been bummed!

A great piece of history found on Erik Wiersma’s Flickr.

1931 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPRINT FINISH


A dramatic charge to the line between Denmark’s Willy Falk-Hansen (left) and France’s Lucien Michard (right). The judges erroneously awarded the victory (and World Champion title) to Falk-Hansen even though we can plainly see that Michard crossed the line first. That dude must’ve been bummed!

A great piece of history found on Erik Wiersma’s Flickr.


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