When Rob Good opened Forest City Velodrome back in 2005 many people asked “Why an indoor Velodrome, and why in
This has all changed now. Like the saying in the movie “If you build it they will come” –
When I asked Rob Good if he minded my input into the program we developed a personal mandate. Our purpose is to develop racers that can travel to other competitions around the World and be competitive. Now it has begun.
FCV is proud to say that three home grown racers have been selected to join Team
For both Steve and Joe there track introductions began at early ages on FCV. They are only 20 years old now. Interestingly both boys attend
Steve on the other hand has always been more of an endurance racers. Team Pursuit , points races as well as
Lisa came to the track and cycling a little late by some standards. But she has developed from a diamond in the rough to a racer with some impressive and consistent speed . She has only just started to tap into her resources of development.
Interestingly, as I have been preparing this article and the impressive developments of our riders. We just received word that the PanAmerican Championships have been postponed for 6 weeks due to the international “Swine Flu “ epidemic. With all of the Games due to take part in
Other interesting happenings at FCV has been the continued expansion of the daily program. Rob had a fantastic experience when he attended Revolution last January. Team
The City of
The long term vision for the facility is modelled on other successful tracks around the World like
Community involvement and a co-operation of local Government are the keys to its success.