Everything tagged with herne hill

Blog post: A London cyclo-cross champion shares the thrills of racing his bike through mud and snow

London cyclo-cross champion (and artist) Matthew Webber gives us pilot's-eye view of what it's like to take part in this thrilling and rewarding winter sport. This article first appeared in the April-May 2012 issue of our membership magazine, L...

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: 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...