Category Archives: track

Rollapaluza’s 2014

As usual its been a busy and exciting year, there were too many events in 2014 for us to reflect on them all so here is a small selection. We started of our year by providing the competition for the … Continue reading

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Keirin Festival 2013

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Even Germany’s ‘God of thunder’  Paul (Winston) Churchill couldn’t stop the sun shining on Herne Hill Velodrome despite the day before being the wettest of the year, by the time the racing started the sun was out and the track … Continue reading

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Training Event

What better way for potential staff to get to know Rollapaluza than for us to put on a special event for them and subject them to their own little piece of torture with a small roller race competition , just … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza and 12 page Keirin Pictorial in Stoked on Fixed mag.

Open publication – Free publishing – More action

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Rollapaluza ‘The Cycle Show’ Finale.

As many of you may have seen, Rollapaluza has been a feature on ‘The Cycle Show’ (ITV4 8pm Mondays) for the last eight weeks.  Similar to Top Gears Hot Lap, each week Rollapaluza has had two guests from the show … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza at Red Bull Minidrome, Edinburgh this Sunday!

After the huge success of the London event and the hugely competitive Rollapaluza side-event we’re going all the way to Edinburgh to accompany Red Bull at their Minidrome event. Details, Facebook Event.

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New Event : KEIRIN! 2012

We had this idea back in 2007, now we’re going for it, The UK’s first Keirin festival, coming on August 26th at Herne Hill, full details to follow here:, plus Facebook event here.

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Rollapaluza Cycling Club : Track Meet

Saturday 5th May, Herne Hill Velodrome. From 2.30pm Members of Rollapaluza CC are promoting our the third Rollapaluza CC track meet as part of the “Open Season” series at London’s Herne Hill Velodrome. £500 cash prizes guaranteed, pls races for … Continue reading

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Lost Velodromes of the world part 2 : L’Isle Jourdain

You can imagine the atmosphere back in this track’s heyday, riders and spectators taking shelter in the shade of the typically French pollarded Plane tress, maybe music, maybe wine, a festival atmosphere. We came across this track on a visit … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Ravito Rouleaux Sprint at Veloscope, Toulouse, France

Possibly the nicest video of a Rollpalauza event ever, big thanks to Ravito for inviting us and Veloscope for hosting us.  

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Matthew Rotherham: Multiple Rollapaluza winner now double National Track Champion!

We first came across Matt Rotherham back in 2008 at the Salford Nocturne, when despite being only 13 he came 4th in the “Rollapaluza challenge Chris Hoy” competition setting an amazing 21.03 seconds (85.6kmh) only 2 seconds behind one of … Continue reading

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Original London Six Day Memorabilia Disovered

From the 1979 Skol Six at Wembley. The Six Day cycling scene is massive in Europe with major showbiz events with audiences in the tens of thousands happening throughout the winter, but few in the UK know that the first … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza CC vs CS Grupetto on the track.

Arch rivals to do battle at Herne Hill on August 13th. For the second year, we’ll be holding our joint club champs with our buddies in Grupetto. Racing is for members of either club only…but it’s a very relaxed informal … Continue reading

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Bournemouth Cycling Centre

First new outdoor track to be built in UK for over 50 years is a beauty! Geoff Cooke races Rollapaluza. Dreams of being able to have a spin around the new 250m track when we were invited to the opening … Continue reading

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National Kilo champion beaten in Edinburgh

Current track champ Bruce Croall second in Rollapaluza National Series event. Kenny Ayre beat the reigning champ over Bruce’s favoured distance in the final. It was great to have some top class track talent at the event, mainly from the … Continue reading

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