- The ends of the track are usually banked and the straights are flat.
- There are competitions for solo riders, teams and bunch racing.
- The track bike is a specialist machine without brakes.
- It has a single ‘fixed’ gear that is also used to slow down when required.
Track/velodrome racing Track Racing takes place on a short, oval shaped, track or velodrome that can be either in the open air or indoors.