Herne Hill Velodrome
- For interest - as you probably know Herne Hill Velodrome is just over the
border in Southwark...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike" <mike@...>
To: "Croydoncyclists@Yahoogroups. Com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 11:11 PM
Subject: [croydoncyclists] FW: [lcc-issues] Herne Hill Velodrome
> -----Original Message-----
> From: masonb [mailto:masonb@...]
> Sent: 13 November 2001 20:31
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> Subject: [lcc-issues] Herne Hill Velodrome
> > HH velodrome is under threat. It's not used enough, is leased to
> > Council by Dulwich College, and the site is worth millions.
> > But it's barely known by most London bikers. It should be a bike magnet.
> > On Saturday 3 November, Greenwich Cyclists hired the thing for £150 from
> > 1-4pm. We got an excellent trainer (Russell Williams, many times UK
> > champ and Tour de France person) and 35 of us who'd never ridden
> > fixed wheel bikes on a banked track borrowed theirs...learnt how
> > raced...and had huge fun. And a whip round paid the hire fee and made a
> > decent profit of £79 for Greenwich Cyclists. Kids and unwaged went free.
> > We're doing it again on Sunday 6 January......and all are welcome.
> > be another collection.
> > Anyone can ride the track winter Saturdays from 11 till dark. There's an
> > induction session for track virgins at 2pm...and it's cheap. £5 plus
> > to hire a track bike.
> > LCC HQ don't seem to have time to help HHVD survive. I can make time.
> Anyone else?
> > www.trackcycling.co.uk has a petition. And more.
> > Barry Mason
> > 020 7232 0444
> > www.greenwichcyclists.org.uk