Grand Opening Announced!

By August 24, 2012 Uncategorized No Comments

Our Grand Opening Celebration is being held Thursday August 30 from 5pm to 8pm. At around 6pm there will be a brief ceremony followed by some demonstration riding and racing. There will not be open riding available that night. Beverages and snacks will be provided and there will be heavier fare available as well. All are welcome to attend. 

Also, we will be open to the public beginnging Monday August 27th.  The hours of operation will be fluid the first couple weeks.  Your best bet is to check our Facebook site. 

Lastly, the dates for the first Track 101 sessions have been scheduled as follows:

We are please to announce the first set of dates for Track 101:

Track 101

8/24/12 – 4:30pm to 6:00pm

8/25/12 – 12:30pm to 2:00pm

8/26/12 – 12:30pm to 2:00pm

8/27/12 – 4:30pm to 6:00pm

8/28/10 – 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Track 101: Initiation Session
(to be taken by all new riders to the track)

Prerequisite: Age 9 and up and the ability to ride 16 mph for a few minutes.

Develop the skills to ride safely on the Cleveland Velodrome. Learn track safety, track etiquette and technical skills.  Riders of all abilities welcome. You will learn:

  • basic track skills;
  • riding fixed wheel with your pedal systems or toe clips and straps;
  • bike control;
  • solo laps; and
  • group riding in line

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your session to get the paperwork out of the way & your bike set up. Dress for the weather season and bring a helmet, gloves, bike shoes (or sneakers if you don’t have bike shoes), and pedals, if you have them (we have everything you will need otherwise).

There is no cost for Track 101 and includes bike rental, coaching and track time.   Groups are welcome. 

We are limited these sessions to 10 riders, so please RSVP by emailing info@clevelandvelodrome.org/newsite.  Please include Date and Time in the Subject of the email.

Best,

Brett

 

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