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Old 11-21-11, 05:17 PM   #1
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Richmond rumors? VA that is!

I've been hearing rumblings of a multi-sport, multi-use park of some kind in the Richmond, VA area.

Anyone here know if we're gonna get a new track with that?

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Old 11-26-11, 06:33 PM   #2
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Richmond VA is host to the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, I would not doubt if they are ramping up towards having facilities, racers, community who are supportive of the up coming world championships!!! ps. have room for a boarder come 2015?
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Old 11-29-11, 09:30 AM   #3
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If I'm still in NoVA in 2015, sure.

I just picked up spokes for a front wheel. D/A low-flange track/GL330 or Campy Crono box-section tubular. Fixin to go build it up on this rainy Tuesday.

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The proposed velodrome is part of a sports training complex going up in Chesterfield county, just off Midlothian turnpike. At this writing, said complex consists of a bunch of soccer fields and an ice rink. It's hard for me to tell just what the chances for a velodrome are-- I know it's in the mix, but the guy in charge of the entire thing is a real whealer dealer and is trying to sell the whole thing as community development-- in other words, he seems to be fishing for a lot of gubbamint dollars. But who knows, with the Worlds in 2015, we might just get a velodrome. Interestingly, the "Sportsquest" website has no mention of a velodrome on it anywheres. It's not even on a list of their future facilities.
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At this moment, SportsQuest(said facility) is having some real financial difficulties as well.

http://www.chesterfieldobserver.com/...perty_tax.html

The county has bent over backwards and gotten in bed pretty deep with the owner which does not sit well with a lot of people in Chesterfield.

Here is a link to the county's newspaper with all of the SportsQuest stories.

http://www.chesterfieldobserver.com/...sports%20quest
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