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JUNIORS

Alkek Velodrome has created many great experiences and developed lots of successful racers through our junior programs. 

Want to try the track but unsure? Check the Calendar for our free junior track taster days!

Coach Carl Jones

Carl, an experienced track racer himself, has been running the youth cycling program at Alkek Velodrome as long a most can remember. During this time he has inspired junior riders from their first lap to national championships and beyond! Many can be found in our Hall of Fame! In addition to coaching qualifications Carl has also completed a BSc in Kinesiology, Movement and Sports Studies. 

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Training & Coaching

Our free junior training sessions are a great opportunity to train with other riders and develop the fitness and skill you need to go as fast as possible! Junior riders are also able to train during open training sessions.

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Bikes & Equipment

All our regular junior riders and YCL participants are allocated a track bike to use at Alkek Velodrome if they require one. We also collect kit donations including clothing, helmets and shoes which are allocated to riders on a needs and merit basis.

Youth Cycling League

Follow the pedal strokes of Lawson Craddock and get started at our youth cycling league. Our free intro to track racing for 10-16 year old's! Registration will open shortly before the YCL starts.

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Doc Bing Jr Championships & Racing Progression

Our Jr track championships are held just after the YCL and all our regular race events offer junior categories and give more experienced junior riders the chance to build race experience and skill.

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The first step in your track cycling journey...