Bicycle Track Racing in the United States
Author: Sandra Sutherland
Publisher: Iris Publications
Category: Sports & Recreation
View: 1110"THE" DEFINITIVE REFERENCE FOR BICYCLE RACING ON THE VELODROME. How to get started/involved in bicycle track racing. Lists/reviews all velodromes in the United States, equipment, history, historical views of three athletes (Simes, McElmury, Bergen). Special profiles: new Vandedrome, 1994 double World Champion Marty Nothstein. National Championship event rules: Match Sprint, Keirin, Tandem, Points, Madison, Kilometer, Pursuit, Team Pursuit & new Olympic Sprint. Representative athletes discuss each event, racing/training techniques, his/her career (Olympians, World Champions/Record-holders, National Champions: Young, Gorski, Hatton, Bliss-Livingston, Whitehead, Van Haute, Eickhoff-Quigley, O'Reilly, Twigg, Sundquist, Nitz, McDonough). Also, weekly, non-Championship events. Other views of velodrome racing by coaches (Roger Young/1984 Olympic coach Eddie Borysewicz), officials, announcers (Elliot/Drebber), photographer, velodrome director & the United States Cycling Federation. Lists all U.S. Track Champions from 1888 to present day in "at a glance" format (all professionals, all Olympians, men, women, Juniors, Masters, etc.), U.S. National Records, space for 1996 Olympic results. Lists all velodromes in the world. Bicycle/track racing terminology. 16 pages of mini-stories illustrated with color photographs. 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Steve Hegg said: "The best book on BICYCLE RACING I've ever seen!" A MUST FOR EVERY LIBRARY. Order from Iris Press, 314 A St., Encinitas, CA 92024. (760) 634-1152/[email protected], Sunbelt Publications, American Cycling Publications, local velodrome.