Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area Looking to enter into the realm of track racing? Want to share your experiences and tactics for riding on a velodrome? The Track Cycling forums is for you! Come in and discuss training/racing, equipment, and current track cycling events.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-23-09, 08:22 AM   #1
Schillah
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Bikes:
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Giant Bowery as a Track Bike

hi there i just have a quick question, i know the giant bowery is a fixie that is more designed for the road but what are the chances of it being used as an entry level track bike?

thank you very much
Schillah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-09, 07:57 AM   #2
Saddle Up
I Love My Dream
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Bikes:
Posts: 1,076
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
There is a guy that has shown up a couple of times at our local track on open training night with one and seems to do okay. If you already own the bike it would be worth giving it a try. I would not go out and buy one specifically for track racing but would use it if I had one.
Saddle Up is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-09, 08:20 PM   #3
CrimsonKarter21
Mitcholo
 
CrimsonKarter21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oost Vlaanderen in mind, Cleveland in body
Bikes: 2010 Mitcholo w/ Sram Force/Red
Posts: 8,850
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I raced one at nationals two years back. The bike never held me back.
CrimsonKarter21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-09, 08:53 AM   #4
Schillah
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Bikes:
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
thank you very much i will give it a try until i can find a more suitable bike
Schillah is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:56 PM.