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Velodrome Banking

Ever wondered how steep the corners are? The smaller the track, the steeper the banking. A 250 m track banks around 45°, while a 333 m track banks around 32°– If you are asking… This picture is the best image I’ve come across that actually shows it’s steepness. The first time I encountered a velodromeI felt a little nervous, as I had no idea it was that steep! Winter is coming and that means track cycling. Hopefully we will post up some good track/velodrome posts over the coming winter months…

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  • Dom

    I had my first experience on the Albert-Richter track in cologne/germany a few weeks ago and i felt pretty nervous, too. it’s so impressive, when you enter with your bike and my question wa “how the hell will i make it to the thin blue line?” I felt so scary and thought that I would slip away, if I would go to slow in the corner banks. And so I cycled as if a doberman was right on my back – that’s how I reached the thin blue line!

    • Steve

      Hey Dom! Like it. Yes Velodromes are very impressive and the one you rode certainly is. Well done on reaching the Cote d’ Azure! and yes it’s scary.

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