Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Riding at the Montichiari Velodrome

The velodrome of Montichiari (Brescia) was inaugurated on May 23rd. It is Italy's first covered velodrome which will be available on a permanent basis for racing and training. The track, and its timing system, have been approved by the UCI for compliance with all regulations for world-class racing. The track is 250 meters long, 7 meters wide and the banks are 45 degrees. The track is made from Siberian pine.

Sit back, enjoy the music, and take a spin on the track at this beautiful facility:


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