Formerly known as the Festival of Speed, our new Pro Racing Series is set to take our racing to another level. Big thanks to all of our sponsors that have joined us again for the coming season and some new ones, especially Kazane / No Brakes who will be presenting the first PRS event of the year, 'The Keirin'. Thanks to long-time DLV sponsors, Outback bikes who will be presenting "The Wheelrace" and Thomsen, Ltd. presenting "The Madison". Here's the dates :
Friday May 8th - Need for Speed Sprints
Saturday May 9th - Kazane / NoBrakes presents 'The Keirin'
It was below 30 and we still had a small group come out and join us and East Points Mayor Macon in the Ride to the Capitol.
Our ride to the capitol will be leaving the Dick Lane Velodrome at 10:45am on Tuesday, March 3rd and riding via East Point City Hall, up route 29 to Hurt Park in downtown Atlanta, to join with the other rides. And then the last few blocks down to the State Capitol building. The ride length is approx. 8mi, we will be riding at speeds of approx. 12mph, and the ride should take approx. 40-45mins. Go here for more info, maps and ride cue sheet. Check out www.georgiaridestothecapitol.org for info on the rest of the rides.
Weekly Advanced Training Sessions will start up this coming Monday, March 2nd. Please check the Advanced Training for more info. Also note a new rule, if it is at or below 40deg at 6pm the training session will not be held.
Jeff Hopkins, Dennis Decker, David Schwalbach, Bill Carroll, Andy Harper, Steve Hill, Tom Lawton, Gil Shillcutt, Joe Perrault, Aaron Bengochea, Gus Bengochea, Michael Barnett, Simon Barnett, Wayne Whitesides, Russell Lipscomb, Matt Lipscomb, Jake Kennington, Vince Adams, Chris Schwartz, Brian Sullivan, Brian Tester, Kurt Rampton, Aaron Chamberlain and Lisa Safstrom
Come out and get your hands dirty to help get the track ready for the new season. Plenty of grinding, painting and cleanign to do, and help yourself towards your volunteer discount for the coming season.
Who joined in our workday on Saturday :
Bill Thomsen, Pete Antonvich, Vince Adams, Andy Harper, David Schwalbach, Jon Woodroof, Chris Simset, Len Lescoshy, Jeff Hopkins, John Dowd, Jardslav Mol, Gil Shillcutt, Jay Hallman, Chris Schwartz, Michael Tharp, Brian Tester, Lamar Mauney, Rose Mauney, Christina Bisson, Brian Sullivan, Michael Barman, John Kelly, Lisa Stafstrom and Steve Hill
A great day was had by all and don't forget about our workday coming up Sat. 21st of Feb. Be there or be somewhere else! First Beginners Class of 2009
Saturday March 14th 10am to 2pm
Sunday March 15th 10am to 1pm
Get your certification on!! Contact Brian, [email protected] or sign-up at our fee's page to join in the fun
Saturday February 7th 9am to 3pm
Saturday February 21st 9am to 3pm
Leafing and Bagging and other things needed to make the velodrome looking nicer for 2009. And you'll be working towards your 2009 volunteer discounts on your rider fees!! No experience needed.
Sundays 3 to 4:30pm - cancelled for rain and temperature below 45F.
Ends March 29th.
Open for all youth 9 and up.
Bikes and helmets are supplied; however, if you have your own helmet please bring it along.
Program is free - but donations are always welcome.
To everyone who came out a worked on the workday, we had a great day and got plenty accomplished. If only wecould get the conrete grinder a little more reliable!! Big thanks go out to : Vince Adams, Gil Shillcutt, Jon Woodroof, Jaraslav Mol, David Schwalbach, John Dowd, Leigh & Jeff Hopkins, Tom Lawtom, Sally Thomsen, Brian Tester, Joe Rauch, Josh Frank, Christina Bisson, Doun & Adrienne Ollerenshaw, Brian Sullivan, Billy Santana, Chris Kelly, Dennis Decker & Daughter, Steve Hill. Thanks for all of your hard work to keep our facility in great shape.