July 28, 2006 – Members of the Ontario Track Team were practicing at the Forest City Velodrome on Sunday afternoon. The Team is preparing for the event this Saturday night at the Velodrome. On Saturday July 29th, Team Ontario will be challenged by the Bicycle club from Detroit.
The Summer Can-Am Challenge will feature Olympic Style Sprint races with speeds reaching 62kph.
Coming off the very successful Junior Track Nationals 2 weeks ago. Ontario riders won 29 medals in total. We anticipate an electric atmosphere since it’s been 6 weeks since our last race in London.
Our Elite Team will be present as well as our Development squad of Velo-Kids and Juniors. Racing will be fast and furious on the 138m highly banked Velodrome only one of two indoor tracks in Canada.
Adult admission is $10, with Seniors $5. Children are admitted FREE with an adult. Racing begins at 7pm.
www.ForestCityVelodrome.ca has all the current programs available at the Velodrome at the Ice House.