Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Track cycling

I finally hit the velodrome! It's been too long since I last went and man do I miss it. Last weekend I went to the Forest City Velodrome in London, Ontario for a recreation ride. This was both exciting and scary as this would be the first time I would be riding on the track with 10+ other cyclists as they reach speeds of 60km/hr as they ride literally inches above me on the track. Nevertheless, everyone was safe and had an awesome time. I also think we went overboard with taking photos, but I don't mind. Here are some I took using somebody's camera:

*Does anyone know how to avoid having my images clipped like this?*

At 138m and with banks as steep as 51 degrees the Forest City Velodrome is the shortest and steepest permanent track in the world.








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