The second London six day race of the modern era was also the first round of the new 6 Day Series which will take in Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Berlin – and culminate in a night of Madison mayhem in Mallorca in March. Mmmm.
6 Day London 2015 - Day 4 Picture Gallery
A crowd of around 12,000 filed into the Landsberger Allee Velodrome tonight. The large numbers continued a trend for the six days - with an estimated 70,000 coming through the doors; attendance figures are up rather than down, a good sign going forward. On the track, following Monday’s
Sundays at German Six-day races have always traditionally been ‘Family Day’ with the programme of sport and entertainment held during the afternoon rather than starting in the early evening and going long in to the night. With temperatures outside now (just) above freezing, making it a relatively mild Berlin winter
Any talk of decline appears to have been, thankfully, premature as 25,000 people had visited the 102nd Berlin Six over the first two days. Tonight was ‘Golden Night’ and another massive crowd of around 13,000 trudged through the ice and snow in temperatures of around -13 to cheer and, in
The 102nd Berlin Six Day starts in the German Capital on Thursday night. This event is one of the classics of the winter track calendar but, despite that, Six Day racing continues to be in decline. This is not just something that can be laid at the door of the
The final day of the Ghent Six promised a big tussle between the Belgian World Madison Champions De Ketele / Van Hoecke and local hero Iljo Keisse with Glenn O’Shea. They didn’t disappoint. Points Race That fight started in the very first race with Keisse getting the edge
There are tired legs in the bunch but on a wet and windy Saturday night in Ghent all roads again led to Het Kuipke for another sell out beer and bike racing fest.