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The Major Taylor Velodrome is an open-air cycling track in Indianapolis named for Marshall Taylor. The 333.34 meter long track with 28 degree banked turns and 9 degree straights. It has played host to many national and international competitions, including the 1987 Pan American Games. The Velodrome was built in 1982 at a cost of 2.5 million dollars.

 

 

QUICK FACTS

NAME

Marshall Taylor

OCCUPATION

Cyclist

BIRTH DATE

November 261878

DEATH DATE

June 211932

PLACE OF BIRTH

Indianapolis, Indiana

PLACE OF DEATH

ChicagoIllinois

 

AKA

Major Taylor

NICKNAME

The Black Cyclone

FULL NAME

Marshall Walter Taylor

For more information on Marshall "Major" Taylor click on Major Taylor Association link below and then click on Major Taylor http://www.majortaylorassociation.org/

 

Marshall Taylor – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Taylor

 

The Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a bicycle trail in Chicago are named in Taylor's honor.