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    Getting into Junior Track Riding?

    I'm 16, and ever since I got my bowery, I've had the idea of track riding in my mind. I'm not sure if I can track with it, but what is a good way to get into track riding? Is it any different because I'm a minor? Will I need to buy a track bike or would there be a way for me to borrow one?
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    Many local tracks have a junior program. Ours track does. It's free and they provide bikes, helmets, clipless shoes, instructors, etc... Pretty cool.

    http://www.dicklanevelodrome.com/pag...tleleague.html

    Go to the website of your local track and email the track director and see if they have a similar program.

    Your bike is fine.

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    Would I have to remove the brakes to track it?

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    yes, but if you can afford a spare set of bars (and maybe stem) it only takes a couple minutes to go from brakes to brakeless.
    Track - the other off-road
    http://www.lavelodrome.org

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    I do have a road bike, so I could even devote my bowery strictly to track use. Although, I checked on performance a set of bars is only 30 bucks, so it doesn't seem like it'd be too expensive to swap.

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