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Saint-Quentin en Yvelines BMX SX Track, Paris

Major rebuild of the BMX Supercross (SX) track at the national Saint-Quentin en Yvelines Velodrome near Paris, France.

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Clark & Kent Contractors were chosen by tender to rebuild the supercross (SX) indoor BMX track at the Saint-Quentin en Yvelines Velodrome, near Paris.

The project had three primary stakeholders, which included the Fédération Française de Cyclisme, Velopolis and the town of Saint Quentin en Yvelines. After submitting designs, RAMS and supporting literature, Clark & Kent were selected for the undercover project.

The scope of work was substantial. It included a full BMX Supercross (SX) track redesign and rebuild, new asphalt surfacing to the corners, limestone dust to the straights, retaining concrete on the sides, and some of the taller features to the rear. With input from the French Cycling Federation and the French BMX team members, we completed the ambitious project in just four weeks.

The BMX track has two starting ramps (5m and 8 m) and three split straight lines, allowing lower and higher levels of rider difficulty and a sprint training track. The track has been welcomed by all users. It has proved to be an excellent training base for the elite level French riders to hone their skills for regional, national and international BMX competitions.

Sports activities at the Paris velodrome include track cycling, combat sports, fitness and badminton, as well as BMX racing. The BMX stadium is open to all categories of practitioners, from five years old to seasoned professionals.

BMX enthusiasts of all levels, both amateur and professional, have the opportunity to engage in the sport at what local officials describe as an 'excellent venue'. The velodrome stadium not only holds sporting activities but also hosts corporate and cultural events and major business conventions.

The Saint-Quentin en Yvelines Velodrome hosted the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and 2016 UEC European Track Championships.

Clients: Velopolis, City of St Quentin, French Cycling Federation

Other international BMX supercross track building projects by Clark and Kent:
Aigle, Auckland, Aviero, Birmingham, Carolina, London, Manchester, Stuttgart, Sviland, Willis.

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