Setting up the Fuji Track Elite for riding the individual pursuit on the track.
Gearing for Track Racing Explained
This article presents key concepts for understanding which gear to select for velodrome racing on a fixed gear.
Part 5: Track Event Risk Management
Other articles & resources in this series can be found here. This is the fifth and final article in this series on how to run your track event. This topic has been left until last as it is probably the most important part of the series. Although much of it comes down to common sense…
The Impact of Crank Length on Gear Ratio
There are a lot of myths surrounding crank length for track cycling. What does crank length mean really mean for your gear ratio and does it matter?
Part 4: Track Event Timekeeping
Good timekeeping is important for making your track cycling event is a success whilst ensuring the fairness of competition.
Part 3: Track Event Staff & Equipment
Discusses how to build your track event with regards to staffing and equipment.
Part 2: Track Event Planning & Management
Some ideas on how to plan your track event and some of the tools that have proven useful.
Part 1: So You Want to Run a Track Event?
With a bit of organisation running a track event can be a real buzz as you watch it unfold on race day. This is the first of a multi part guide to running a track cycling event.
Using Track Racing to Win on the Road
In recent years, riders like Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Taylor Phinney, Rohan Dennis, and more have traded the velodrome for the open road. These riders have all commented that their track background has been a tremendous asset in their road racing. In this article Hamish Ferguson explains why track cycling makes sense for those riders looking…
Cheetah – The Nelson Vails Story
Nelson Vails’ story is a triumph over almost insurmountable odds. The youngest of 10 children growing up in the Harlem projects, he worked as a New York City bicycle messenger to support his family. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, he was thrust onto the world stage where he won the silver medal…