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Track racing

Keep pedalling!

The Wheelers have a track day each year where the Club Track Championships are contested.

This year it would have been on Monday 28th August at Herne Hill Velodrome, London SE24. 11:00-15:00, but there were not enough entries to make it viable, and not enough officials available.  The 2022 championship had 8 riders racing for the titles. Full results here. Katie Ann Elliston extended her winning sequence to 4 Club Track Championship titles, a new record! Cavan Burrows was the only other rider to get silverware, as the Junior Champion. 

For those new to track cycling - visit the advice on the British Cycling website. 

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A track bike is the simplest of all racing bikes - one gear, no brakes and no fear! You can have the loan of a track bike for the session, there will be one available in your size! Bring your own pedals, shoes and helmet! There will be a new stock of De Ver track bikes to hire for our track day this year, supplied by South London cycling royalty - Maurice Buton.

A guide to Track cycling in the UK

If you want to progress and improve your track cycling, get a suitable track bike as soon as possible. The (seat tube) frame size can be 2 cms more than your road bike size. Bike storage is possible at Lee Valley Velodrome, but is expensive and has high demand. A starter track bike (new) is £450 + but there are pre-loved options on Facebook.

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Race officials can also get some track time in with Taster sessions in between the Championship events if you want to try track riding, but not racing!

Tracks that we use

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