Results tagged “velodrome”


British cycling sensation Laura Trott says helmets are a key part of bike safety but they shouldn't be made compulsory.

The comments from the double Olympics 2012 champion follow former top rider Chris Boardman last month saying they did little to help keep cyclist's safe. That followed calls for laws to make them mandatory.


Cyclists will be able to follow in the footsteps of their Olympic heroes when the VeloPark reopens at the end of March.

hoyBeijing.jpgOlympic Gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will head a world class field for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup later this month.

The event at the Olympic velodrome will take place from 16-19 February and will be one of the most eagerly anticipated 2012 test events.


It's not finished yet - and we don't even know when it will be - but Boris' cable car linking Greenwich with the Royal Docks has already won a prize.

The Transport for London design scooped top place for 'Travelling - Unbuilt Winner' at the inaugural New London Awards at Guildhall in the City on Tuesday.

velodrome.jpgOLYMPIC cycling champion Chris Hoy was on hand to help unveil the detailed design for the London Games' velodrome this morning.

Hoy, who won three gold medals in Beijing last month, joined Mayor of London Boris Johnson and London Organising Committee chairman Sebastian Coe at the site in Stratford.