Track Taster Sessions at Wales National Velodrome

1 hour on-track Introduction, just £20.60

Introduction to the exciting discipline of Track Cycling in a safe and structured environment. Skills will be introduced to allow riders to lap the steeply banked wooden track and gain a "Flying 250m" time to compare with the professionals.

Bike and helmet rental included as well as a free pair of cycling gloves! Please wear cycle shorts or leggings, and ensure shoulders are covered. Sports clothing is ideal, as anything baggy will slow you down! 

Group size is small to allow both adult and young people to take their first pedal strokes in an enjoyable way. This session leads into a full beginner course which takes place on a Monday evening.

Sessions are held on various days and at various times; please contact 01633 656757 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your options. 10 riders maximum, no restriction on adult or child over 10.

WOMEN'S-ONLY SESSIONS will run throughout August, in partnership with Welsh Cycling! Join our Facebook event page and invite your friends!

We're also running Youth Yellow Jersey Track Tasters for your 10-14 year olds who have been inspired by Geraint Thomas! Geraint has ridden the boards throughout his career - most notably during the 2008 and 2012 Team GB Olympic Training Camps. He went onto win Gold in both Olympics in the Team Pursuit.

Youth Yellow Jersey Sessions are for young people aged 10-14 and are one hour long, running from 10-11am and 11-12pm on Sunday 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th August. Sessions cost £12.50 per person, which includes bike and helmet hire. Welsh Cycling will supply gloves, which are essential for riding the track.

Booking is essential, so please call 01633 656757 or visit http://www.newportlive.co.uk/booking to secure your space.

 

Buying for a loved one? Please buy your gift voucher here! 

Check out our Facebook event pages for upcoming taster session dates.

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ABOUT THE TRACK

1. Home to Welsh Cycling

2. Training venue for Team GB for final Olympic & Paralympic Preparation for 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016

3. Host to largest youth racing series in the UK

4. One of only 5 indoor velodromes in the UK

5. Built in 2004 to International standards

6. World Class facility with seating for 500 spectators

7. 250 metre lap

8. 42 degree banking at either end

9. All wooden construction in Siberian Pine

10. Venue for weekly Track racing during the winter