November 23, 2016

We are really pleased to announce that the StreetVelodrome Series 2016 will be on Bike Channel with the four part series being shown Tuesdays at 10pm, starting from 6 December.

The StreetVelodrome Series is the World’s most accessible cycle sport with free entry for amateur riders, events held in town centre locations and a race format devised to be as entertaining as it is dramatic.

The head to head pursuit racing championship is held on a unique pop up velodrome track that br...

September 19, 2016

StreetVelodrome was a central attraction at last Sunday's HSBC UK Bikefest in Birmingham's Victoria Square.

The event saw the announcement of British Cycling's new link up with HSBC UK. The partnership is aimed at getting more people cycling so what better way to celebrate than with the World's most accessible cycle sport, StreetVelodrome?

 RIO 2016 GOLD MEDAL WINNERS JASON KENNY AND LAURA TROTT WERE THERE TO HELP LAUNCH HSBC UK'S NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH CYCLING WITH HSBC CHIEF EXEC ANTONIO S...

June 3, 2015

The first round of the ASDA StreetVelodrome Series kicked off in Paisley on Saturday 30th May. A large crowd came out to see the World’s only pop up track racing series take place right in the centre of their town.

 

The day started with the amateur rider qualification time trials in which local rider Ally Clancy topped the men’s time sheets and Jean Kent was fastest in the women’s competition. They both, along with the other qualifying amateurs went on to join the regular pro tour series riders i...

April 10, 2015

StreetVelodrome are very excited to be announcing their partnership with Re~Cycle, the UK based charity which is transforming lives in Africa through bicycle re-use. 

 

Re~Cycle rescues unwanted bicycles in the UK and ships them to Africa.  There, the bicycles increase mobility and carrying capacity, provide access to education and healthcare and give people the opportunity to learn new skills and generate income.  Beneficiaries include children, who often walk up to 20km round trip to school each...

October 31, 2013

StreetVelodrome was used as the key backdrop as Sir David Brailsford was interviewed by the Press Association. Moments before Team GB's acclaimed performance director visited StreetVelodrome and met some of the team. That included our resident referee Nick Jeggo, Pro Rider Maxine Filby and test rider Warwick Gough. 

October 30, 2013

In an exciting day at the Derby Velodrome Changing Places event StreetVelodrome caught the eye of Team GB Performance Director supremo Sir David Brailsford. "Great idea!" was the quote of the day...for us anyway!

 

Mail Online Sport report covered the event as did the Press Association and others. Many reporting...

 

"Local man Brailsford was in Derby today to look at the construction of Britain's fifth dedicated velodrome and visit an event focusing on cycling safety and participation, including a...

October 24, 2013

StreetVelodrome will feature at Changing Places Day on October 30, 2013, is the first event of its kind outside London.  It aims to increase awareness and educate road users - particularly cyclists and HGV drivers - about the challenges that are faced by both when sharing the roads.

 

The day will be hosted by construction company Bowmer & Kirkland at the site of the Multi-Sports Arena and Velodrome project - currently being built for Derby City Council - on Pride Park in Derby. At the event will...

September 14, 2013

Our friends at Giggle Group did a great job filming our Beta Test Event. 

September 14, 2013

Twelve riders of varying age and ability took part in our first test event held near to the Shropshire town of Whitchurch. A full report and results will be posted shortly.

 

The racing was fast, furious and close as the riders pushed the limits of the bikes the banked corners and their own ability. The final podium saw ex pro and club rider Jason Shackleton win Gold and veteran Mitchell Gough win Silver. However 16 year old Warick Gough, who had been eliminated in the first round, won the first S...

August 15, 2013

We are really proud of our Clean Sport Committment and innovative link up with UK Anti Doping and their education programme 100% Me inorder to deliver educational support at each of our StreetVelodrome Series events to help inspire young people to engage with cycle sport. This initiative, along with the work of our partner charity UKYouth will help to promote integrity, self confidence and personal committement within 16 to 25 year olds. Read our Press Rel...

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