For us of an older generation, a visiting circus and fair used to bring all sorts of odd attractions and entertainment.
We Brits seem to be in love with track cycling at the moment. On the back of the continuous successes of British women and men on the track, tickets for Velodrome sessions at the Olympic Games are currently the hottest tickets out there.
Going Going Bike were lucky enough to get hold a couple of tickets to the Friday evening session of the UCI World Cup at the brand new London Olympic Velodrome. We witnessed a magical night of track racing with our British women’s efforts very much at the fore.
The increasing public profile of track cycling could grow further after an agreement was signed between all three of the major venues in the UK to cooperate and take track cycling events around the UK.
Overnight the full schedule of the Olympic Games was published and cycling will feature prominently in the first few days.
So it has been announced that the London 2012 velodrome will become the first venue to be completed in the Olympic Park early next year in readiness for the 2012 Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee visited yesterday to inspect work done at the venue including the now completed velodrome track itself.