Track racing is held throughout the summer months each week during daylight saving at Narrabundah Velodrome on Wednesday evenings, starting 6:00 PM. sharp. Track bikes only.
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Narrabundah Track Practice Session
The 2016-17 track racing season will again utilise the refurbished Narrabundah Track. Please note that this is a high-banked, oval track suitable only for conventional track bikes with a high bottom bracket. We are unable to accommodate road bikes on this track.
The track racing season will kick off with a Practice Session early October.
There will be no racing. All interested riders are invited - particularly new riders and track novices. It is a great opportunity to give track a try!
Narrabundah track is located off Goyder Street in Narrabundah;
Only track bikes are acceptable;
We welcome riders to try a high-banked track for the first time;
New riders can get practical advice on gearing, bunch riding & track etiquette;
Interested riders can try out a track bike (bring your own pedals and shoes);
Experienced riders can tune up the machinery & motor;
All riders can express their preference for events & races;
The practice session will be around 1hr 30 mins;
There is no formal structure to the practice. We can assist with introductory training, if requested;
You can do your own thing, if you prefer.
A few basics on track etiquette for the practice session:
Use the designated track positions for cruising, tempo or fast pacing (The faster you ride the higher you should be positioned on track. Overtake outside other riders);
Hold your line - don't make changes of speed or position unless you are clear of other riders;
Be very careful if you are crossing or moving on / off the track;
Start from the fence and be aware of riders approaching;
It is best to wear clear goggles (the shaded portions of track have very low visibility with sunnies);
All riders will need to be cautious, as there will be novice riders at the practice session.
Regular track racing will start mid October.
See ACTVCC RMS for further details of track racing events.