Velodromes of Chicago

These page provide some details on historic and recent velodromes of Chicago. Location data is provided using Google Maps Javascript API.

Chicago and Chicagoland has been home to many interesting historic bicycle racing venues.

During the bike craze of 1890s and up to the 1930s, these venues were packed hosting six-day races.

In 1893 Chicago hosted what could be the first world track cycling championship, as well as holding various “Championships of the World” for six-day racing.

World Championship Ticket

Major Taylor raced, set world records and won at many of these venues.

Track Locations

Historic Velodromes

Recent and Active Velodromes