Penrose Park Velodrome

Overview for Penrose Park Velodrome in Penrose Park

Photo by Alan Jankowski Title: Penrose Park velodrome
Source: Alan Jankowski

Overview

Reservations: Penrose Park Velodrome cannot be reserved.

Park: Penrose Park

Description:

One of only 27 velodromes in the U.S., Penrose Park was built on land donated by the City in 1962 after the Forest Park Velodrome was dismantled for Highway 40/64. Designed by Olympic Cyclist and Schwinn Bicycle Designer, Frank Burlando, Penrose Park is an all outdoor track measuring 1/5 mile and featuring a 28 degree bank. In 1962 the prestigious U.S. National Track Cycling Championships were held at the track. In the 1970’s, a sewer collapsed under one of the turns, requiring multiple repair e

Contact Information:

web: http://www.penroseparkvelo.com or http://facebook.com/penroseparkvelodrome

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