Reading Velodrome Racing

Managed by the Track Cycling League

at Palmer Park Stadium, Wokingham Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1LF
British Cycling Central Division - Governing Body for Track Racing in England & Wales

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Welcome to Reading Velodrome Racing

AW Cycles at Caversham
AW Cycles at Caversham
Action from Reading Velodrome Racing - 24th May 2009
Action from Reading Velodrome Racing - 24th May 2009
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Reading Velodrome is situated on the eastern side of Reading within easy access from the M4 motorway at junction 10 and is the only Velodrome within British Cycling Central Region.

Reading Velodrome Racing hire the cycle track from Reading Council, Palmer Park Sports Stadium for the Monday evening Track League which will start in 2014 on Monday 14th April until Monday 29th September.

There will be no meetings on Bank Holidays Monday 21st April, 5th May, 26th May and 25th August. Track Racing commences with Youths at 7pm and Seniors at 7.10pm.

The Track League will put on two Open Meetings in 2014 as follows:

A Bordeaux-Paris style event on Saturday 3rd May from 1pm to 5pm. The 30k derny event is a round of the BC National Track Endurance League.

The Reading Dernyfest incorporating a round the BC National Women's Omnium on Saturday 9th August (TBC) starting at 1pm.

The Reading Grand Prix on Saturday 19th July starting at 1pm is being organised by Paul Gittings of Tri Cycle Sports. This will include a round of the BC National Sprinters League.

About the Velodrome

The Velodrome measures 459 meters with an asphalt surface and is one of the best outdoor Velodromes in the UK. Reading Velodrome Racing puts on a programme of track Racing for member cyclists and is managed by the Reading Track Cycling League.

Race Entry Fees

2014 Reading Track Cycling League race entry fees per night will be:-

'A' riders
cats: E, 1 , 2, Jun
£10 Race entry fee
'B' riders
cats: 3, 4, Jun
£10 Race entry fee
'C' rider
cats: U14, U16, Women, Vets, Novice
Race entry fee £4 for U14, U16
Race entry fee £10 for the rest
'D' rider
cats: U8, U10, U12
Race entry fee £4

These fees include the British Cycling Levy.

Transponders also required this year- annual transponder first year £28 subsequently £22, 5+ year transponder £80.
Contact Gordon Sherratt

Transponders can be hired for £5 per night plus a £20 refundable deposit.

Keirin Event at Reading Velodrome
Keirin Event at Reading Velodrome
Photo courtesy of DGS Cycling Photography
Chris Bradbury in the heats of the Regional Pursuit Championship 2007
Chris Bradbury in the heats of the Regional Pursuit Championship 2007
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