"Pretty Damn Quick"
Our ever popular PDQ Track sessions at Newport Velodrome are a regular occurrence all year round, with weekly mid-week and Sunday sessions. You can now book on to sessions using the button above. These sessions are very popular so don't miss out and pre-book. See table below for upcoming sessions.
Newport International Velodrome, Newport Way, Newport, NP194RA, GB
Unsure what session you should sign up to?
On many of the sessions there will be two groups classifed as one of the following:
Experienced: This session is for riders who may be accredited and/or that may have raced. Riders must have taken part in a significant number of track sessions and/or be a very accomplished track rider. The session speed is likely to be 26+mph.
Intermediate: This session is for riders who may be accredited. Riders must have taken part in at least 10 track sessions. The session speed is likely to be 22-26mph.
Intermediate with Accreditation Drills: This session is aimed at intermediate riders who are aiming to get accredited to ride SQT sessions or track league at Newport velodrome. It will include the main accreditation drills including weaving and stacking.
Novice: This session is for riders who have ridden the track before but will probably have been on the track less than 10 times.
Beginner: This session is for riders who have never ridden the track before.
If you are a novice or beginner please contact us to see if there is an appropriate session you can attend.
Interested in hiring the track for a group or for a Coprorate event?
Find out more here:
Track Bike Hire:
Terms of Cancellation:
Track Mitts/gloves must be worn on all sessions.
Helmets must be worn at all times when you are mounted on your bike.
Riders must wear a top that covers the shoulders.
Wear lycra padded cycling shorts if you have them, otherwise tignt-fitting bottoms will suffice.
Riders must sign-on before the session starts.
Track bike pedals are Look Keos. If you don't have cleats to match these then you will need to wear sports shoes and ride in toe clips. Please ensure your laces are double knotted and tucked into the shoe.
Cost is £10.40 for bike hire, payable at reception on the day.
Helmets can also be hired from the velodrome.
Please make sure you arrive in enough time before the session to allow time to pay for and pick up the hire bike and adjust your saddle height.
Riders may withdraw from any PDQ Track Session, refunds will be given up to 24 hours before the session starts.
Riders may withdraw less than 24 hours before any PDQ Track Session, credit will be only given to be used on a session of the same value if their space can be filled.