A velodrome is an arena for track cycling. Modern velodromes feature steeply
banked oval ... Banking in the turns, called superelevation, allows riders to keep
their bikes relatively perpendicular t...
Aug 1, 2012 ... Track racing begins Thursday at the Olympic Velodrome, known as the ... The
arena doors do not open wide and they close quickly, so as to ...
Feb 14, 2010 ... A cycling track is called a velodrome. All are ... Races are generally a standard
length; so on short tracks riders do more laps than long tracks.
Nov 4, 2016 ... Also known as the “match sprint,” the sprint is a one-vs-one format with ...
complete the race so each rider can hold nothing back on their turn.
The oval tracks used for bicycle track racing are called velodromes. ... Bicycle
track races are always run in a counter-clockwise direction, so all four of the turns
Velodrome racing has been called “NASCAR on Two Wheels”. Blazing speed,
gravity-defying turns and spectacular crashes make Velodrome racing one of the
Aug 11, 2016 ... Secret to the velodrome sprint? Moving ... What's the story with the race for
people called Ciaran or Kieran and who gets to ride the motorbike?
Mar 15, 2011 ... Cycling - National Track Cycling Championships - Day Three - National
Velodrome ... are gradually paced to near-finish speed behind a small pedal-
assisted motorbike known as a Derny. .... Or is it so the men feel special?
Although sometimes called the pole line the racing surface actually extends (
20cm) ... and that power transfer is as efficient as possible, so riders use shoes
So despite being called a sprint it is not simply about getting from A to B in the ...
This is a thrilling three-man time trial held over three laps of the velodrome.