Boeing wrote:Orange County could use one. You'd think with their line and commitment to track bikes, Felt would make a push here, along with Shimano at the great park to get at least an outdoor velo like in San Diego. Both companies are a stones throw from the former air base....
hiero2 wrote:Where was that concrete velodrome they built in SoCal for the PanAm games back in the 80's? I think they demolished it a couple of years later, which struck me as an absolutely shameful waste of energy all-round.
oldcrank wrote:You must be talking about the Dominguez Hills/7-11 Velodrome
built for the 1984 LA Olympics and demolished in 2003 but
replaced soon after with the indoor 250m. ADT Center.
hiero2 wrote:Yes - that was it. Dominguez Hills. I went there to cover the PanAm games as a stringer for VN at the time - but I was foolish and tried out a new film. Results were unusable. Events, on the other hand, were great. I didn't realize the drome lasted until 2003, I thought they took it out way sooner.
Glad to hear SOMETHING replaced it.
I know there was at least one (possibly more)
international event there after the '84 Olympics
oldcrank wrote:Recent video about the Brisbane velodrome
which will be built for the 2018 Gold Coast
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