My first love is track racing. I love the track. Alot. You get to go really fast. You get to ride on a steep embankment. You get to have a cool track bike. And you get to turn left....alot. I went out to the Alpenrose track to play around and to attend the Velocity Tour. I also got a chance to catch up with some friends I hadn't seen in awhile.
Portland's track is at a dairy of all places, called Alpenrose. The corners are a whopping 43 degrees, which means you have to be going at least 12 mph or you will just slide off. Despite the 90-ish degrees and the heat emanating off the track, I still had a blast.