In the third and final part of our feature on the changes to the sprint disciplines, we’re looking at the discipline with the largest number of changes – the Keirin.
In part one of our two part feature on the changes to the sprint disciplines we looked at the timed events – the Kilometre and 500m Time Trials and the Team Sprint. Now we turn our attention to the Sprint.
Following on from our popular feature about the changes to the Omnium competition, we decided to have a look at the changes to the Sprint disciplines – the Sprint itself, the Kilometre and 500m Time Trial, the Team Sprint and the Keirin. In the first of three parts, we concentrate
A month ago we reported on the changes to the track regulations for the next Olympic cycle and, in particular, the changes to the Omnium format – the removal of the technical, timed events, the move to a single day of competition and the addition of the Tempo race. We
We've been back to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park quite a few times since it reopened after London 2012 - but always to the velodrome. This weekend, though, we're at the athletics stadium, for an event that has a couple of links to track cycling - but absolutely none to
UK research firm YouGov has launched a website that aggregates all the information they have on respondents who share a common interest - and one of those interests is track cycling... So - what are we really like? First off - it's a small sample... Just 146 respondents
48 hours earlier I was a 6 Days virgin. I'd read about it. I'd seen video clips on the internet - even some live streaming. But I'd never been. I was genuinely excited and absolutely sure I would love every second of it. And don't get me wrong
Arriving in Amsterdam in mid-afternoon was a bit of a surreal experience. It only just hit me what I was actually here to do - and how I had spent the last couple of years wishing that I would get this opportunity. I had had a call from the organiser
I’ve been involved in track racing in one way or another for just over ten years – and had a passion for bike racing that goes back further than that. It’s eight years, this year, since I attended my first World Cup race and five since I attended my first
For those of us having had the good fortune to have raced behind a Derny it's easy to lay our lack of talent or form firmly at the wheel of the Derny Pacer with comments such as, "that was an interval session, how could I be expected to win?" Or