Everything tagged with velodrome

Blog post: Bespoked at Lea Valley Velopark – 2 for 1 tickets for LCC members

Bespoked, Europe’s leading  handmade bike show, makes its debut at the world famous Lee Valley VeloPark in April, and LCC members can get 2 for 1 tickets* to the event. Running from Friday 11th April to Sunday 13th April, simply show ...

Blog post: Best Rides: Olympic Park architecture

View QE Olympic Park ride in a larger map Tom Bogdanowicz, author of the London Cycling Guide – the best-selling guide to bike rides in the capital – tours the architectural masterpieces in the QEII Olympic Park, along a route th...

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Blog post: Herne Hill cycle track in south London re-opens with state-of-the-art surface

Herne Hill Velodrome in South London re-opened this week with a new £500,000 state-of-the-art surface paid for by British Cycling, the body that oversees the UK sports cycling. The buildings and track had fallen into disrepair in recent y...

Blog post: London cyclists support Herne Hill 'Save the Velodrome' campaign

 photo Triple Olympic gold-medalist Bradley Wiggins training at Herne Hill where he rode many early races   People are being urged to attend a public meeting at Dulwich College on Wednesday 6 October 2010 to help save the velodrome...

Blog post: London cyclists gather to save the Herne Hill Velodrome in south London

photo Hundreds attended the Save The Velodrome public meeting at Dulwich College on 6 October 2010     The campaign to save the Herne Hill Velodrome is in full swing, and claiming its first success. In early October, the Save...

Blog post: 2012 Olympics cycling track expected to be the fastest in the world

photo The Olympic velodrome is now complete, and is predicted to be the fastest cycle track in the world     The timber cycling track of the Velodrome for the 2012 Olympics has been completed and is expected to become th...

Blog post: Save Herne Hill Velodrome campaign sets out vision on its new website

  photo Save The Velodrome/Hopkins Architects How the new main stand in Herne Hill might look The campaign to Save The Velodrome has set out ambitious plans to renovate the Herne Hill arena on a new website.   The campaign, organis...

Blog post: Herne Hill Velodrome needs £5 million

        Politicians and sports personalities are backing the Save the Herne Hill Velodrome campaign’s aim of raising £5million to rebuild the historic venue. Lord Sebastian Coe, chair of the Olympic organisin...

Blog post: London boasts world's fastest velodrome but skimps on bike parking

video Watch the British cycling team ride around the new Olympic Velodrome in our exclusive video Located in a striking building in London, it’s reportedly the fastest cycling track in the world, which will hold up to 6000 spectators. ...