from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sports arena with a banked oval track for bicycle and motorcycle racing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An indoor arena, having an oval banked track for bicycle racing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A race-course for bicycles and the like.
- n. A hollow cone (or frustum of a cone) of thin boards or slats, within which a bicycle-rider exhibits feats of riding and dynamic support of the weight of wheel and rider.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
The new Indira Gandhi velodrome is fast, and officials listened to riders’ comments and turned down the air conditioning to allow for more optimum racing conditions.
The velodrome is the first major Olympic venue to be completed and is favourite to win with odds of 2/1 at William Hill.
Most people have never heard of one, or ever seen one, but a velodrome is a sight worth seeing.
This is why I think anyone riding a bike without brakes outside a velodrome is the epitome of imbecile.
The velodrome will be a community facility run by Lee Valley Leisure, so British Cycling won't be directly benefiting financially from it's use.
The velodrome is another venue to deliver huge carbon savings, says Mr Stubbs
The ride at the velodrome is the third of 16 "spokes" or rides on the 2010 wheel, with another spoke set for Sept. 12 in Hersey and Sept. 13 at the Penn State Cancer Center
His father later took him to the local velodrome, which is a specially-built banked cycling track.
Getting inside the velodrome was a life-threatening experience.
Thinkin' of you, 'cause "velodrome" seems like such a Victorian word though it's not, today I wrote this: