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Velodrome bill gains traction

    A bill that calls for the construction of two, and now possibly three velodromes, won unanimous support Thursday from a Senate committee.

    Velodromes are oval, highly banked bicycle tracks used for competitive cycling and training.

    The Senate Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources voted 4-0, with Sen. Alan Bates, D-Ashland, not present, to recommend the passage of Senate Bill 926.

     — Excerpt from the Statesman Journal, March 30, 2007


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