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LVVP Track Session

London Velodrome - Saturday 30th September 2023

Club track coaching session on the Olympic indoor Velodrome.

Session time: 16.00 - 18.00

Location: Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB here. 

Please arrive by 15.30 at the latest and be ready to ride by 15.45.

There is a car park immediately outside the VeloPark and should be free if you submit your car registration at the VeloPark reception. If you are driving from outside the M25 their is a possible ULEZ charge to pay - details here.

Please check beforehand to confirm that the car park is open. The nearest train station is Stratford (see here). Further details how to get there can be found here. Remember food and drink, although water is available.

See here for who is going and car share if you can.

Track bicycles and shoes are available to hire at Lee Valley on the day and we strongly recommend using their equipment. If you are bringing your own bike please make sure you have the correct tyres and note the specification requirements (see below).

If you are in any doubt, please check with either This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Lee Valley VeloPark FAQ
Please see the Lee Valley VeloPark FAQ first for any questions here -

Bring Your Own Track Bike
Specification of a Lee Valley VeloPark track bike: Only purpose made track bikes may be ridden on the velodrome track.
Track bike specification:
• The bicycle must have a fixed wheel drivetrain
• 165mm or 170mm cranks with 280mm (11") or greater bottom bracket height (measured from floor to centre of bottom bracket)
• Frame must not have braze-ons or extraneous fittings
• Frame must have rear dropouts with track ends
• Tyres/tubulars must be 21-25mm wide
• Tyres/tubulars must not have coloured tread
• Tyres/tubulars must be cleaned before entering the track
• Michelin tyres/tubulars or other dual compounds are not permitted.
• Tyres/tubulars must be correctly inflated to the manufacturer's specifications
• Tubulars must be correctly glued and not taped
• New tyres/tubulars must be cleaned with white vinegar or isopropyl alcohol prior to use on the track
• Wheels must be of the same size front and rear
• Wheels must be spoked (not disc) for all taster and accreditation sessions
• Handlebars must be drop bars and have bar tape/grips and bar-ends (aerobars are permitted only in specific sessions)
• Brake levers or callipers must not be fitted
• Spare sprockets must not be fitted to double sided hubs
• Quick release wheel axles are not permitted
• Wheel axles should not extend beyond the track nuts
• Chain tension should be tight enough to avoid derailing but not so tight it 'binds' the drivetrain
• Chain, sprocket and chain-ring should not be excessively worn
• Devices such as bike computers or digital displays must not be fitted
• Pedals must be either:
1. Road/track specific clipless pedals with adequate spring tension and cleats in good condition, or:
2. Traditional pedals with toeclips and straps in good condition.