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Blue Band

blue band 

What Is The Definition Of A Blue Band In Cycling?

1. The blue band, also called the côte d’azur, is a continuous line on the inside edge of a velodrome track.

Riders may ride in this zone but can not pass other cyclists. Advancing position in the blue band is illegal and results in a penalty.

What Do Velodrome Lines Mean?

There are a few other lines on a velodrome track besides the blue band:

Example Of How Blue Band Is Used In Commentary

1. Jennifer Valente, the first U.S. woman to win an Olympic gold medal in track racing, only rode in the blue band during warm-ups.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Cycling

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