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 6, 2012 ... Velodrome comes from the French velo (cycle) and the Greek dromos (race or
course). The term velodrome was first used in 1895.
Jun 14, 2016 ... Track cycling is contested in a purpose built stadium known as a 'velodrome'. ....
Flying lap: So called because riders get a flying start.
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.
Even before the first half of the last century there was a Velodrome in Detroit. It
was ... We used very low gears so as to look like we were going fast and still be
able to negotiate the turns at ... The surface was what we called beaverboard.
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.
Jul 22, 2011 ... So just a couple of rows back from the front seat we've got back to .... roof of the
Velodrome would hold up in all these different situations, called ...
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
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
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?