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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Reading Track Cycling Youth League Programme

Reading Velodrome Racing promotes a full series of Summer Track Racing for youths.

Youth (U8, U10, U12, U14 and U16)

DateNo.Events
21 Apr 2008 19:00
Monday
1
  • 200m T/Trial
  • 6 Lap Hare & Hounds
  • 500m Sprint
  • 10 Lap Scratch
28 Apr 2008 19:00
Monday
2
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Block Handicap
  • Derny 6 lap Heat & Final
  • 10 Lap Scratch
12 May 2008 19:00
Monday
3
  • 1 Lap T/Trial
  • Devil
  • 2 lap Keirin
  • 10 Lap Madison
19 May 2008 19:00
Monday
4
  • 200m T/Trial
  • 6 Lap Hare & Hounds
  • 500m Sprint
  • 10 Lap Scratch
25 May 2008 13:00
Sunday
 
  • Cancelled due to rain
  • Due to rain, this event has been rescheduled for 31st August 2008
2 Jun 2008 19:00
Monday
6
  • Cancelled due to light rain and a damp track
  • Due to rain, tonight's programme will now be run on 9th June 2008
9 Jun 2008 19:00
Monday
7
  • Rescheduled from 2nd June
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Block Handicap
  • 2 lap Keirin
  • 10 Lap Madison
16 Jun 2008 19:00
Monday
8
  • Devil
  • 500m Sprint
  • Hare & Hounds
  • 10 Lap Madison
23 Jun 2008 19:00
Monday
9
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Points Race
  • 2 lap Keirin
  • 10 Lap scratch
30 Jun 2008 19:00
Monday
10
  • 200m T/Trial
  • Unknown distance
  • Derny 6 lap Heat & Final
  • 10 Lap Madison
7 Jul 2008 19:00
Monday
11
  • Cancelled due the the weather and the track being too wet
  • 6 Lap Points Race
  • 500m Sprint
  • Devil
  • 10 Lap scratch
14 Jul 2008 19:00
Monday
12
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Block Handicap
  • Derny 6 lap Heat & Final
  • 10 Lap Madison
21 Jul 2008 19:00
Monday
13
  • 1 Lap T/Trial
  • Unknown Distance
  • Team (Olympic) Sprint heats
  • 10 Lap Devil
28 Jul 2008 19:00
Monday
14
  • 200m T/Trial
  • Points Race
  • 2 lap keirin
  • 10 Lap Madison
4 Aug 2008 19:00
Monday
15
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Devil
  • Derny 6 lap Heat & Final
  • 10 Lap Scratch
11 Aug 2008 19:00
Monday
16
  • 6 Lap Points Race
  • 2 lap Kerin
  • Hare & Hounds
  • 10 Lap Madison
18 Aug 2008 19:00
Monday
17
  • Cancelled due to persistent drizzle
  • 1 Lap T/Trial
  • Devil
  • 2 lap Keirin
  • 10 Lap Madison
31 Aug 2008 13:00
Sunday
 
  • Cancelled due to the weather
  • Due to rain, this event has been rescheduled for 28th September 2008
1 Sep 2008 19:00
Monday
18
  • 200m T/Trial
  • Block Handicap
  • 500m Sprint
  • 10 Lap Scratch
8 Sep 2008 19:00
Monday
19
  • 1 Lap H/Cap
  • Points Race
  • 500m Sprint
  • 10 Lap Scratch
28 Sep 2008 13:00
Sunday
5
  • This is the rescheduled event that was due to be held on 25th May & 31st August 2008
  • 25k Two stage Ladies/U16 Bordeaux-Paris style event
  • 15k derny paced for 8 qualifiers
  • 6 lap Devil
  • 500m Sprint
  • 10 lap Madison
  • Prize money for Bordeaux-Paris Events
3 Oct 2008 19:00
Friday
 
  • Prize presentation in Multi Purpose Room at 7.00 pm for 7.30pm followed by the AGM
  • Note: 1 Depending on numbers, each age category will in general have their own fixed wheel races. The races for the lower age limit, (Under 10’s) will depend on numbers and will be at the organiser’s discretion and provided that they are sufficiently experienced at riding fixed wheel.
  • Note: 2 There will be three season long competitions for each youth age category – an overall points champion, and a 200m TT leag, the best 3 aggregate times to qualify. No points will be awarded at the last meeting. A Madison pairs champion over the season.
  • Note: 3 Maximum gear restrictions will be U16 (6.93m), U14 (6.45m), U12 (6.05m) and U10 (5.40m) all supported starts will be held only, no pushing or rocking will be permitted. Parents/competitors please note it is your responsibility to ensure that bikes are raceworthy and mechanically safe, please pay particular attention to ensure that tubular tyres are stuck on correctly.
  • Note: 4 The racing programme may be altered at the discretion of the Track Manager.
Derny-paced track Cycling at Reading Velodrome
Derny-paced track Cycling at Reading Velodrome
Photo courtesy of DGS Cycling Photography
Acknowledgements
Photographs available courtesy of DGS Cycling Photography and swarbrick.com