CLEVELAND - Cleveland’s Velodrome hosted its first in a series of Friday night cycling races.
Nine races were on tap at the Slavic Village outdoor track. Racers are members of USA Cycling and competed for points and cash prizes.
The Cleveland Velodrome , which opened in 2012, is one of just a couple of dozen such tracks in the country.
Dave Bartels volunteers and races at the velodrome, it has given him an opportunity he thought he’d never have.
“Since I was a little kid, I’ve been dying to ride a velodrome, I’m 50 years old and I finally got a chance to do it,” he said.
The Friday night series will continue into September and are open to spectators. The admission is free. Races begin at 6:15 p.m. The course is open from 5 to 6 p.m. to those who have completed their Track 101 course.
The velodrome is at 5033 Broadway Avenue in Cleveland just off I-77 and Pershing Avenue.
At age 160, Old Stone Church still vital to city
The Old Stone Church on Cleveland's Public Square is celebrating its 160th anniversary. It is the oldest building in the square, which is…
Big Icicle Hike & Maple Sugar
Get weekly updates on select events and activities happening in northern Ohio national, state and county parks.
Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld at CLE Comic Con
Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld opens up on comparison to Spiderman and 2016 movie.
Restaurant Week: $30 three-course menus
Foodies can experience $30 three-course menus in downtown Cleveland this week.
Men died in War of 1812 in Battle of Lake Erie
William Krejci, historian, author, and park ranger at the Perry International Monument in Port Clinton, OH, has identified the bodies which…
Valley View gym helps spinal injury clients
The Buckeye Wellness Center is designed specifically for people with spinal cord injuries.