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    Burnaby Velodrome

    I thought I'd pass along this link, from the Vancouver Sun:

    http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/n...4-75882a75b1bb

    "Steep learning curve
    The Sun visits Burnaby Velodrome ahead of its Maydays Track Challenge
    Ian Walker, Vancouver Sun
    Published: Saturday, May 10, 2008
    Before there was NASCAR, there was velodrome track cycling.
    Stop laughing.
    Track racing was one of the most popular spectator sports at the turn of the 20th century. Crowds regularly packed indoor and outdoor stadiums to watch a blur of competitors zoom around in circles on banked tracks..."
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/11629987@N02/sets/72157639939606343/

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    Thanks for the article!
    Last edited by Greenish Blue; 08-27-08 at 05:33 AM.

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