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Old 10-10-09, 02:42 PM   #51
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Around 1-1.5hrs to the Burnaby Velodrome
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Old 10-16-09, 08:01 AM   #52
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I really want to give Track Racing a go but the closes track is 2 hours away (Kenosha). I was surprised that the city I live in doesnít have one (Madison WI) . Itís a huge biking community and heck if the Olympics would have been in Chicago majority of the bike events would have been here in the Madison area but still no Track?
What Iím thinking about doing is an every other week trip for a race. But to convince my wife I will have to start with a once a month race until she is sold.
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Old 10-16-09, 06:03 PM   #53
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I really want to give Track Racing a go but the closes track is 2 hours away (Kenosha). I was surprised that the city I live in doesnít have one (Madison WI) . Itís a huge biking community and heck if the Olympics would have been in Chicago majority of the bike events would have been here in the Madison area but still no Track?
What Iím thinking about doing is an every other week trip for a race. But to convince my wife I will have to start with a once a month race until she is sold.
Kenosha is lots of fun. There's a pretty big 4/5 field that shows up every week. It's definitely worth the drive.
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Old 10-17-09, 01:25 AM   #54
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About a ten minute ride from where I live.
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Old 10-22-09, 04:39 PM   #55
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About 3.5 km from the Argyll Park Velodrome .
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Old 10-22-09, 04:54 PM   #56
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3.5 hours from the superdrome wish I was closer
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Old 10-27-09, 10:28 PM   #57
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About a 5 minute bike ride. It's less than 1km from my place.
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Old 10-27-09, 10:29 PM   #58
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About 3.5 km from the Argyll Park Velodrome .
Whats the status of the proposed indoor velodrome up there?
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Old 10-28-09, 09:37 AM   #59
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6.5 hours, needless to say i only go to kissena when I'm visiting relatives.
Although there is a proposed plan to build one in Richmond in the next couple years.
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Old 10-30-09, 12:23 PM   #60
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about 50 mins.,to an hour in heavy traffic to the burnaby velodrome, but well worth it!
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Old 02-04-10, 04:23 PM   #61
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For me it's about 30 miles to Sloten (Amsterdam). I try to go twice a week, wednesdays and saturdays.
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There's an Olympic sized indoor Velodrome planned for Cleveland. That will be a 12 mile trip for me.

http://www.clevelandleader.com/node/12812
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Old 04-13-10, 01:50 PM   #63
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10-15 minute bike ride.

Been taking a few laps about the velodrome after my bike rides, planning to pick up a track bike and give it a go.
Feels weird riding a road bike on the track and when the track bikes DO show up, I get off the track just out of respect even though I really want to take a few more laps.
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Old 04-14-10, 01:43 AM   #64
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3 hours one way to the nearest. But I ride for at least 3 hours to make it worth while and carpool with others to reduce the costs. Chris Hoy I read had his local velodrome in Edingburg but when he needed to ride in Manchester (which was quite often) he commuted 4 hours one way, so I suppose it's all relative. I see this as an upside as perhaps if you are like me, the more you have to work at it and sacrifice, the more dedicated you become (or your lose interest and jump onto something else).
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Old 04-14-10, 10:20 AM   #65
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Living in Chicago I am about 30 miles from Northbrook, and about 70 miles from Kenosha.
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I was just at Kenosha on Tuesday. I was busy being fat and slow in the 3's.
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Old 05-20-10, 09:50 AM   #67
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10 minutes from the one in st.louis. I would be going out there tonight if it wasn't raining.
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Old 05-21-10, 03:35 PM   #68
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50miles or 1:05 from the DLV in Atlanta
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15 miles from the Velodrome at Brian Piccolo Park in Broward County:

http://www.broward.org/Parks/ThingsT...Velodrome.aspx

The other 2 in the SE USA are in GA & NC, unfortunately my relatives don't live close enough for the other two when I go visit. I'm riding over for the first time Saturday AM just to check it out. Amped about this, just got a beginner's track bike, a Vilano for $ 256 and it's set up for the street for now, but with some wrenches and a quick flip flop of the rear wheel, maybe they let me take it out on the track ?

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Old 06-22-10, 10:43 PM   #70
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I'm a 20 minute drive from the 200m, wooden and 47 deg banked Burnaby Velodrome.

I really would like to ride on something a bit bigger. One day I head down to Seattle perhaps. The Juan De Fuca velodrome is still nearby on Vancouver Island, but not sure of its fate in the near future.
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Old 06-22-10, 10:47 PM   #71
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About 20 miles to Alpenrose for me.
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Old 06-23-10, 03:18 AM   #72
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Hellyer (San Jose) is an hour away from me. Not that bad of a drive.
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Old 06-23-10, 07:24 AM   #73
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Hellyer (San Jose) is an hour away from me. Not that bad of a drive.
So a couple of miles down 280?

30 minutes to the Superduperdrome.
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About 45 minutes to the Velodrome at Bloomer Park (wood, 200m, 44 degree). Good fun.
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Old 06-25-10, 12:28 PM   #75
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142 miles from The Superdrome. Fastest travel time was 2 hours 20 minutes (didn't speed too much), and longest was 3 hours because of sucky traffic on hwy 75; I generally plan on 2 1/2 hours and hope for smooth traffic...hahaha, on hwy 75? hahahahahahaha!
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