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Old 05-11-08, 11:48 AM   #1
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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..."
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Thanks for the article!

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