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    this bike is an aqueduct Matthew A Brown's Avatar
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    Velodrome = first banked closed-circuit track?

    Just wondering. = )
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    I think so. In the late 1800's, bike racing on the track became very popular, and velodromes were built all over. Read that book about Major Taylor for a good look at the history of the era.

    The only other banked tracks I can think of are auto/motorcycle racing, indoor running tracks, and roller derby.

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