Herne Hill Cycling Aka Holiday Sport (1952). Archive footage of Good Friday track meeting at London’s Herne Hill Velodrome from British Pathé.
Herne Hill Velodrome’s Pre-season Fundraising Party is happening this Friday at The Cherry Tree in Dulwich with roller racing provided by Rollapaluza. A worthy cause and a fun evening…
The Herne Hill Velodrome Trust are running consultation sessions for the site’s proposed new pavilion. The plans will see a considerable enhancement in the facilities available for London’s grass roots velodrome.
For London residents looking for an excuse to spend some more time training on their bikes, there’s the LFGSS Track Day coming up in May. A date to put in your diaries for a mix of fun and friendly competition.
Documentary The Life of the Bicycle will be having a couple of free screenings at the Science Museum in London on Saturday the 9th of November.
Partly shot at Herne Hill Velodrome, including footage from the Good Friday meet whose history pre-dates the Tour de France, The Life of the Bicycle features 12 riders and finds out how they began cycling, what their inspiration is, and what they are looking to get out of riding a bike.
More information over at Road.cc
Man v bike: which makes the difference? The Guardian looks at what makes the bigger contribution to cycling performance, the bike or the human engine in a test at Herne Hill Velodrome. Not exactly scientific but worth a watch.
Women’s Open Track Tracking Racing Day at Herne Hill in London. Keep an eye on the Herne Hill Velodrome website for more details.