Can you believe the Track Worlds are almost over? It's been a fantastic event, made even better by a ridiculous amount of video and information. And we don't go quietly - today we've got the final three rounds of the women's omnium, the men's sprint finals, women's keirin, and the most complicated race (and many people's favourite), the men's madison. And of course, we'll be chatting all the way through!
As always, here's today's information, and videos from yesterday's racing. And, as ever, if you're new to track, or to the Café, please come and chat with the track regulars in the comments - we'd love your company, and sincerely enjoy answering any questions you may have!
What's on today?
Here are the wikipedia entries for today's races - the keirin is all about speed and guts; the omnium - flying lap is 1 lap of the track, Scratch is a bunch race, the 500m and Individual Pursuit are simple time trials against the clock and the Madison is a tag-team bunch race with teams of 2, both on the track at the same time, only 1 counted in the race at a time
It's an early start today - here's the timetable. Belarus is 2 hours ahead of Central European Time, +3 ahead of GMT, +8 ahead of USA Eastern, +11 ahead of USA Pacific and 8 hours behind Sydney, Australia - so the first session starts at 10am Belarus/08:00 CET/7am GMT/2am USA EST and 11pm Saturday USA PST.
The second session starts at 14:00 Belarus - 12 noon CET, 11am GMT, 6am USA EST and 3am USA PST.
There'll be streaming UCI's youtube - except maybe not in your country, it's complicated. If it's not streamed, it SHOULD be shown on tv where you are - check out the tv guide - if not, ask people in the comments for suggestions of how to watch.
I was going to paste all the hundreds of videos from Day 2 in, but really, there are loads of them. Browse around the UCI youtube account to have a look - there are races, medal ceremonies, interviews and more - and anything else you need to know, just ask!
It's been a blast, watching the racing with you all. Thanks for all the information, jokes and chat - track is fun anyway, but even better in company!