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UCI Track World Cup 2012, Glasgow – Friday

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The first major competition on the brand new Sir Chris Hoy velodrome in Glasgow was the three-day UCI Track World Cup. We’ve been racing the Wednesday night Track League here since early October, and the Scottish Championships were held a few weeks ago, with the invitational two hour ‘Thunderdrome’ event taking up an afternoon and covered live on Radio Scotland, but this was something else.

The evening session opens with a Scottish Pipe Band. Photo©Martin Williamson

The track was an interesting mix of experienced riders, team staff, me