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Old 08-07-09, 12:34 PM   #1
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Dick Lane Velodrome

I did a search and found some threads that were a couple of years old, so I thought I'd open up a new one.

Anyone riding at DLV? I'm thinking of getting a track bike and heading up there for some variety.
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Old 08-10-09, 05:03 PM   #2
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ask in the southeast regional forum.
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There are 2-3 race nights per week at the DLV. It also has one of the longest race seasons (for an outdoor track) in the country. Starting in April going through September.

http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/calendar
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...keep in mind that you will not be allowed to train or race until you complete the new rider certification course or prove that you have done so elsewhere. That's standard for most tracks for insurance reasons. Plus, the other riders will appreciate you knowing what you are doing.
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