Gallery: Awesome Velodrome Trebles as a Bike Pavilion and Cafe in China

 
The curvilinear design looks suspiciously like a pagoda

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  1. Stanley Crocker February 15, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    Monsoon season will flood the stairs and café. A cool collection and filtration system on the inside of the track would be useful. However, is this place going to be in Taiwan where most frames are made? Pleasure cycling in China exists but the market is still utilitarian.

  2. badger May 17, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    Real velodromes have asymmetrical transitions. In order for the track to effectively deal with the cyclist’s centrifugal force the lead in to the banking is longer than the lead out. It doesn’t look from these graphics that this structure could/would do that.

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