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Old 08-09-07, 06:07 PM   #1
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Velodrome Locations

Does anyone have a complete list of where all Velodromes are located within the United States? Just a curiosity of mine. I know there is one in Colo. Springs and Lehigh Valley, PA; but what about other parts of the country.
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New York City, San Jose, and LA_Long Beach Area.
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altanta
baton rouge
kenosha
chicago
sandiego
bay area
seattle
asheville
dallas
new england, where I'm not sure
portland or
miami
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velodro...tes_of_America
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Go to www.fixedgearfever.com. They have a listing with all kinds of technical info, contacts, etc. records, and so on for each track. It's the definitive source.
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Go to www.fixedgearfever.com. They have a listing with all kinds of technical info, contacts, etc. records, and so on for each track. It's the definitive source.
+1. Over the past two or three years, their velodrome listings and their event calender has exploded. Glad to see it.
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new england = Londonderry, NH: www.leadcycling.com

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Atlanta, Georgia, Olympic Velodrome, 1996-1997, portable, outdoor, 250 meters, polymer-wood, Dale Hughes & Chris Nadovich design, 1996 Olympic Games, World Records.

Baton Rogue, Louisiana, Baton Rogue Velodrome, 1985-, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 33 degree banking.

Blaine, Minnesota, National Sports Center, 1990-, outdoor, 250 meters, wood, 43 degree banking, Schurmann design, National Sports Center Velodrome.

Boston, Massachusetts, Revere Beach Cycle Track, 1890s-1931, outdoor, wood. Picture here.

Brooklyn, New York, Manhattan Beach Velodrome, 1890s, outdoor, 1/3 mile (536 meters), cement, 30,000 spectators, operated by Billy Brady.

Brooklyn, New York, Coney Island Velodrome, 1930s-1940s, outdoor, 1/6 mile (268 meters), 10,000 seats.

Broward County, Florida, Brian Piccolo Velodrome, 1993-, outdoor, 333 meters, 30 degree banking.

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Charles River Velodrome, 1900s, outdoor, 1/3 mile (536 meters), cement.

Carson, California, Dominguez Hills Olympic Velodrome, Cal-State University, 1983-1999, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 33 degree banking, cost $3 million.

Carson, California, ADT Event Center, Home Depot Center, Cal-State University Dominguez Hills, 2004--, UCI Cat 1, indoor, 250 x 7 meters, wood (Siberian Pine), 45 degree banking, 2500 seats, Schurmann design, $15 million cost, operated by AEG {Anschutz Entertainment Group), "Maximum speed on track: 50 mph," 2005 World Championships, ADT Event Center

Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Stadium Velodrome, c.1930--1941, indoor, wood. Six-Day race pictures here.

Chicago, Illinois, Gately Stadium, 1960s, outdoor, 250 meters, wood.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, Olympic Training Center, 7-Eleven Olympic Velodrome, 1983-, UCI Cat 1, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 35 degree banking, 8,200 seats, 1835 meters altitude (6020 ft.), World Records, 1986 World Championships, Colorado Velodrome.

Vandedrome, 1995-, portable, 125-155 meters, wood, 53 degree banking.

Denver, Colorado, Denver Velodrome, 1890s, outdoor, wood, altittude.

Detroit, Michigan, Dorias Velodrome, 1967-2000, outdoor, 322 meters, cement, 28 degree banking.

Detroit, Michigan, COBO Hall Velodrome, 1973, indoor, 133 meters, wood, Schurmann design, Detroit Six-Day.

Detroit, Michigan, Madison Velodrome, 1976-1980, portable, 125 meters, wood, Dale Hughes design, stolen in storage.

East Point, Georgia, Dick Lane Velodrome, 1975-, outdoor, 323 meters, concrete, 33 degree banking, Dick Lane Velodrome.

Encino, Caliifornia, Encino Velodrome, 1961-, outdoor, 250 meters, concrete, 29 degree banking, Encino Velodrome.

Frisco, Texas, Superdrome, Colin County Community College District, 1998-, outdoor, 250 meters, marine plywood, 44 degree banking, 1999 World Cup, Frisco Superdrome.

Houston Texas, Alkek Velodrome, 1986-, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 33 degree banking, Alkek Velodrome.

Indianapolis, Indiana, Newby Oval, 1890s, outdoor, 1/4 mile (402 meters), pinewood, 20,000 seats, Arthur Newby also built the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Indianapolis, Indiana, Capitol City Velodrome, 1890s, outdoor.

Indianapolis, Indiana, Major Taylor Velodrome, 1982-, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 28.5 degree banking, Major Taylor Velodrome.

Jacksonville Florida, Brandy Branch Park Bicycle Track, 1988-, outdoor, 300 meters, concrete, 20 degree banking.

Kenosha, Wisconsin, Washington Park Bowl, 1927-, outdoor, 333 meters, asphalt, 26 degree banking, oldest operating track in U.S., Washington Park Velodrome

Queens, New York, Kissena Park Velodrome, 1963-, renovated 2004, outdoor, 384 meters, asphalt, 17 degree banking. Kissena official site, or Bike Cult site here.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Brown Deer Velodrome, 1948-, outdoor, 1/4 mile (400 meters), asphalt, 23 degree banking.

Newark, New Jersey, Waverley Fair Velodrome, 1896-1910, indoor, 1/4 mile (402 meters), wood.

Newark, New Jersey, Newark Velodrome, 1911-1930, indoor, 1/6 mile (268 meters), wood, 12,500 seats.

New Haven, Connecticut, New Haven Velodrome, 1890s-1911.

New York, New York, Madison Square Garden, 1895-1925, indoor, 1/10 mile (161 meters), wood.

New York, New York, New York Velodrome, 1921-1930, outdoor, 1/6 mile (268 meters), wood, 20,000 seats.

Northbrook, Illinois, Ed Rudolph Northbrook Velodrome, 1959-, outdoor, 382 meters, concrete on asphalt, 18 degree banking, Northbrook Velodrome.

Nutley, New Jersey, Nutley Velodrome, 1900s-1940, outdoor, wood.

Pasadena, California, Rose Bowl Velodrome, 1932, portable, outdoor, wood, Olympic Games.

Portland, Oregon, Alpenrose Velodrome, Alpenrose Diary, 1964-, outdoor, 268 meters, concrete, 41 degree banking, Alpenrose Velodrome.

Redmond, Washington, Marymoor Park Velodrome, 1975-, outdoor, 400 meters, concrete, 28 degree banking, Marymoor Velodrome.

Rochester Hills, Michigan, Bloomer Park, Mike Walden Velodrome, 2002--, outdoor, 1/8 mile (200 meters), wood/resin panel, 44 degree banking, Dale Hughes & Chris Nadovich design, Velodrome at Bloomer Park.

Sacramento, California, Sacramento Velodrome, c.1920--1930, outdoor, 1/4 mile, wood.

Salt Lake City, Utah, Salt Palace Velodrome, 1899-1913, outdoor, 1/8 mile (201 meters), wood, 48 degree banking, 5,000 seats, altitude 4,400 ft.

Salt Lake City, Utah, Salt Air Velodrome, 1904, outdoor, salt.

San Diego, California, San Diego Velodrome, Morely Field of Balboa Park, 1930s--, outdoor, dirt, hosted 1949 National Championships; reconstructed 1976-, outdoor, 333 meters, concrete, 27 degree banking, hosted 1980 U.S. Olympic Trials, 1991 Masters World Championships, San Diego Velodrome.

San Jose, California, Burbank Track, c.1940, wood, Six-Day racing.

San Jose, California, Hellyer Park Velodrome, 1962-, outdoor, 336 meters, asphalt, now Chem-comp, 22.5 degree banking, Hellyer Park Velodrome.

Shakopee, Wisconsin, Shakopee Velodrome, 1977-1990, outdoor, 200 meters, wood, 58 degree banking, reconstruction of former Schurmann-designed COBO Hall velodrome in Detroit.

Springfield, Massachusetts, Springfield Bicycle Track, 1884-1900s, outdoor, 1/3 mile (536 meters), dirt, later cement, Springfield Bicycle Club Tournaments.

St. Louis, Missouri, Penrose Velodrome, 1962-2000, outdoor, 322 meters, asphalt, 23 degree banking.

Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley Velodrome, 1975-, UCI Cat 2, outdoor, 333 meters, Chem-comp, 27 degree banking, established by Robert Rodale, Lehigh Valley Velodrome.

Woodside, California, Searsville Track, c.1940s, outdoor.

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+1. Over the past two or three years, their velodrome listings and their event calender has exploded. Glad to see it.
Thanks for noticing!

We have worked really hard on the track database and more work is going into it as we speak! Mat Booth (formerly from www.trackcyling.info) has begun an overhaul of the database. Lots of good info being added.

Graphical...
http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...ame=Velodromes

US Tracks
http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...op=list&cid=us

Complete list:
http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...dromes&op=list

Enjoy!

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Someone should mention the Velodromo Panamericano in Coamo, PR. 333m, concrete, 48 degrees.
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Berea, Ohio will be getting two in the next two years, an indoor and an outdoor.
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Hey FixedGearFever, you know you have Rotorua shown as being off of the Western coast of Africa, right?
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Someone should mention the Velodromo Panamericano in Coamo, PR. 333m, concrete, 48 degrees.
http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...owtrack&id=564

Is that the one you are looking at?

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Hey FixedGearFever, you know you have Rotorua shown as being off of the Western coast of Africa, right?
That was likely a flaw in our google map integration. If we didn't have good coordinates, it put the point @ 0,0... or just off the coast of Africa. I cleaned that up a bit.

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http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...owtrack&id=564

Is that the one you are looking at?

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No, that one's in Cuba. I was referring to the velodrome in Coamo, Puerto Rico.
I think this is it:

http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=s&q1=Coam...8.069131&mag=1
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No, that one's in Cuba. I was referring to the velodrome in Coamo, Puerto Rico.
I think this is it:

http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=s&q1=Coam...8.069131&mag=1
http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...wtrack&id=1165

That one!

Do you have any detailed info on this track?

I think Colby Pearce sent me some pictures of it a year or two ago, I will see if I can find any info.

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Currently we have 774 velodromes from 81 countries in our database!

http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...ame=Velodromes

More coming soon!
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Hey Fixed Gear Fever people, do you know anything about an Austin velodrome? It's looking more and more like Austin is where I'm going to end up in a few months, so I'm particularly interested.
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Currently we have 774 velodromes from 81 countries in our database!

http://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...ame=Velodromes

More coming soon!
You're missing some Australian ones...

Mount Gambier has two velodromes - the one you've listed and a 600m tarmac track (D-shaped, horrible).

Also, in Victoria there's a track in:
Casterton

Laverton

and

Euchuca (http://www.echucamoamacycleclub.com/Velodrome.htm)
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That actually surprises me - I would've thought there'd be more in the States...
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interesting that oz's 84 (?) is second only to France's 111. i think there is one in every medium sized town in France.
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velodrome locations

Evidently bikecult.com has an inaccurate datum regarding the track surface at San Diego. It's not concrete. It is asphalt substrate coated with resin impregnated fabric to reduce rolling resistance.
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Evidently bikecult.com has an inaccurate datum regarding the track surface at San Diego. It's not concrete. It is asphalt substrate coated with resin impregnated fabric to reduce rolling resistance.
If you e-mail Dave I'm sure he'd fix it.
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interesting that oz's 84 (?) is second only to France's 111. i think there is one in every medium sized town in France.
Almost every second cricket pitch has or had a track of some sort around it here in Australia. Even more so in the state of Victoria.
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