Scooter racing in Detroit

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by davet2, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. davet2

    davet2 Been here awhile

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    There's an old concrete velodrome in Detroit that's now used a few times a year for racing bicycles, scooters, mopeds, mini bikes and 100cc or smaller moto bikes. Don't know if it belongs here but thought somebody might enjoy this video.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj1lBfVKpI0
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  2. Rugby4life

    Rugby4life Been here awhile

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    Makes me want to break out the Bobcat and remodel the back yard... if I could just afford all that concrete.
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  3. MODNROD

    MODNROD Decisions, decisions

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    It belongs in the racing thread, except it's wasted there!
    I wish I was there. :clap
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  4. gumshoe4

    gumshoe4 Been here awhile

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    Very cool....

    Those guys are having a blast!
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  5. SloMo228

    SloMo228 World Class Cheapass

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    I'm thinking about trying to find a cheap scooter or moped to race there. It looks like a blast, and 2-wheeled racing doesn't get much cheaper!
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  6. davet2

    davet2 Been here awhile

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    I am going to go to a race whenever one is scheduled. It would be fun to get something to race there but I don't need another project in the garage right now. If anyone else is interested its www.thunderdrome.com
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  7. mmonce

    mmonce Been here awhile

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    Looks like a blast. We used to watch the fixies race on the Atlanta velodrome. It was great entertainment for the whole family. It is hard to imagine that track racing was the #1 sport in the US in the early 1900's. Thanks for the video.
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  8. zookiemike

    zookiemike Been here awhile

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    Mopeds ruined my life.
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