Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area Looking to enter into the realm of track racing? Want to share your experiences and tactics for riding on a velodrome? The Track Cycling forums is for you! Come in and discuss training/racing, equipment, and current track cycling events.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-20-06, 09:46 PM   #1
atbhaack
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Bikes:
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
superdrome, frisco texas

Hello,

Just woundering if there were any fellow texans in here.
atbhaack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-06, 10:45 PM   #2
Jamtastic
J.A.M
 
Jamtastic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Monterey, CA
Bikes: Pista
Posts: 1,230
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yep. I go to the superdrome about every other weekend now when the weather gets better. Im in oklahoma but the drive is worth it. great velodrome.

www.superdrome.com
__________________
The Bianchi That Could
Jamtastic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-06, 11:00 PM   #3
ultraman6970
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 7,860
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
loks like a sweet track... the web site doesnt say anything about the characteristics of it... do u know??? how many degrees are the curves? ti is a 400 meters velodrome?? or a 333 meters one?

UM
ultraman6970 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-06, 10:08 AM   #4
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Corners are 44 degrees, 250 meters track.

I'm in Frisco just waiting for the weather to clear

marty
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-06, 11:53 AM   #5
ultraman6970
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 7,860
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
nice...
ultraman6970 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-06, 06:39 PM   #6
clay_woolam
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 10
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Should be heading to the superdome the next time theres a beginner training thing (whenver this rain stops)...
clay_woolam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-06, 08:38 AM   #7
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Clay,

I belive the next class (rescheduled after the rain) is Mar 4th.
after that there will be 2 classes in April.

Marty
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-06, 09:16 AM   #8
Jamtastic
J.A.M
 
Jamtastic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Monterey, CA
Bikes: Pista
Posts: 1,230
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
who all is going to the development class on the 4th. I want to go watch the juniors that morning...
__________________
The Bianchi That Could
Jamtastic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-06, 10:22 PM   #9
clay_woolam
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 10
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jamtastic
who all is going to the development class on the 4th. I want to go watch the juniors that morning...
I can't make it to that one... damn rain delays. I'm ganna be there on the 25th definately
clay_woolam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-06, 09:34 PM   #10
kevinmcdade
ONE DOWN, FIVE UP...
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: McKinney, TX
Bikes: LOOK KG281, Bianchi Pista, Fuji Roubaix
Posts: 1,462
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I will be attending the March 25th class.
kevinmcdade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-06, 10:18 AM   #11
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Is the 25th the reschedule of the class on the 4th?

might be there.
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-06, 10:24 AM   #12
kevinmcdade
ONE DOWN, FIVE UP...
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: McKinney, TX
Bikes: LOOK KG281, Bianchi Pista, Fuji Roubaix
Posts: 1,462
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
There was a class on the 4th but is was from noon to 4:00pm. That time did not work with my schedule so I had to pass on that one.
kevinmcdade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-06, 06:36 PM   #13
matthavener
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: dallas
Bikes: busted trek510, hotrock mt bike, iro angus
Posts: 273
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
im there
matthavener is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-06, 07:33 PM   #14
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
I was supposed to do the class in Feb that got rained out, then had
to take a dive instructor class on the 4th so I'm there on the 25th unless it's
full, sent email to Barry this morning.
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-06, 08:08 PM   #15
kevinmcdade
ONE DOWN, FIVE UP...
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: McKinney, TX
Bikes: LOOK KG281, Bianchi Pista, Fuji Roubaix
Posts: 1,462
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The March 25th class shouldn't be full yet. Up until last week Barry was not even sure if they were going to do a class on that day. Are you bringing your own bike or will you be using one of the rentals?
kevinmcdade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-06, 01:10 AM   #16
EJ123
'05 NUEser
 
EJ123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 3,370
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
In october or late september I volunteered there for the velo bike bash rally or something benefiting (brain?) cancer. Whew i had to be there at 5 in the morning till 11am. Oh it was TX OU weekend. haha my friends and I were on the street and UT fans were on one side, and OU fans on the other. As cars drove by we screamed outloud for one of those colleges. OF course i was on the winning side. That drome is awesome though! We got to run on it and i slid down the big slope and i tore my jeans lol.

Did anyone here ride that rally? Theyre was like ooh 500+ riders...
EJ123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-06, 06:40 PM   #17
clay_woolam
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 10
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
kevin: how do we register for the class? I think I tried to email barry a while ago and it bounced....
clay_woolam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-06, 06:47 PM   #18
kevinmcdade
ONE DOWN, FIVE UP...
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: McKinney, TX
Bikes: LOOK KG281, Bianchi Pista, Fuji Roubaix
Posts: 1,462
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by clay_woolam
kevin: how do we register for the class? I think I tried to email barry a while ago and it bounced....
Go HERE and click on the "Email Barry" button on the right side of the page. He responds pretty quick.
kevinmcdade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-06, 05:29 PM   #19
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
yup I'm in, got the confirmation from Barry yesterday.
As for the bike, well my Pog is ready to pick up from the painter this weekend.
If I can get it built, wheels trued and tires glued I'll ride that, if not it's rental
for me.
EJ yah, I rode VeloBash. Cold morning rain, Not my favourite ride but I apprciated
being able to drive home in about 10 minutes (I was on the striped bike, if you saw
it you'd know it).

Marty
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-06, 11:09 AM   #20
EJ123
'05 NUEser
 
EJ123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 3,370
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Lotek did you see us volunteers in the yellow shirts? haha and did you see us on the street corner? Were you one of the first to finish?
EJ123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-06, 01:28 PM   #21
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Nope I wasn't one of the first to finish, but I do recall the group in the
yellow shirts at the finish.

Marty
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-06, 02:47 PM   #22
kevinmcdade
ONE DOWN, FIVE UP...
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: McKinney, TX
Bikes: LOOK KG281, Bianchi Pista, Fuji Roubaix
Posts: 1,462
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I did the development class today. I had a great time. I was the guy on the Felt TK2. Did anyone else attend the class? I can't wait to gain more experience and start racing.
kevinmcdade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-06, 04:09 PM   #23
PedalStrike
OG
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Dallas
Bikes:
Posts: 56
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would like to hear about the classes! I am planning to register for the 4/29 class, most likely. Any advice?
PedalStrike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-06, 05:47 PM   #24
lotek
Forum Admin
 
lotek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: n.w. superdrome
Bikes: 1 trek, serotta, rih, de Reus, Pogliaghi and finally a Zieleman! and got a DeRosa
Posts: 17,710
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Kevin, I was there (I was the old guy with beard and red long sleeve jersey).

What an absolute blast. . . .More fun than I've had on a bike in a long
time.
First look at those 44degree corners is, well, intimidating.
First time on them is exhilirating (sic?). I'm building up my Pog
as fast as I can. Friday nights will see me there.
There were a few other BF members there. Hope to see more
of you on DFW ride, or at the Friday nite races.
speaking of races. . .how cool was that? I got shelled the second
race (2k right after our 1k race) but didn't come in last (its a start).
My legs feel like jello right about now, I know I need to work on
some stuff, this just confirmed it.

If you're thinking of taking a track class, do it!
gives one a whole new perspective on bikes.

marty
__________________
Sono pił lento di quel che sembra.
Odio la gente, tutti.


Want to upgrade your membership? Click Here.
lotek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-06, 06:44 PM   #25
z0s01
Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I was at today's class too. Intimidating at first, but much much easier at speed during the races.
z0s01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:24 AM.