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Chicago Velo Campus and a Schwinn *Pics Included*

Old 08-26-11, 09:05 PM
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Chicago Velo Campus and a Schwinn *Pics Included*

Hello everybody! I haven't posted anything in a while but I thought some people would like this. I am an active road rider, but I haven't been on a track in almost 20 years. I used to race in Northbrook on a weekly basis back in the late 80's, early 90's but life got in the way and I stopped racing the track. We are fortunate enough to now have a track on the south side of Chicago, so I went to my dad's house, dragged my trusty Madison out of the crawlspace, cleaned it up and took it too the track. I had the oldest bike out there by at least 10 -15 years, but it rode pretty well. I did a few flying 200's and was able to dive into turn 1 from the top bank of turn 4 hitting almost 40mph on a consistent basis. These pics were from the first day the track was open to the public, so it was probably the first Schwinn ever on that track. Good times!

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Very cool, it'd be fun to try a track like that some time.
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I want a Madison

Then I could go make a fool of myself on the track.
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