Track CyclingBeing one of the oldest disciplines in the Olympic Games, track cycling is the most expected discipline for the followers of this sport.
Track cycling is performed in a 250-meter oval track, called Velodrome, which inclinations may reach 45º. Competitors need strength, resistance, speed and a lot of skill to move very quickly through each demanding test. Bicycles do not have brakes, nor gears, they have a constant pedaling system with a fixed pinion, and competitors may reach speeds close to 70 km/h. This discipline has several events that you will not want to miss!