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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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
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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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.
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: www.keirin.cc, plus Facebook event here.
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
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
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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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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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
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
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
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