Thought I'd toss this information out about your local Velodrome and the upcoming Monday evening beginner sessions. They'll be a hoot!
Just wanted to emphasize that Monday's will be very "new-rider" friendly and you might just find yourself having a great time trying out the track.
Track bikes are cheap, it's safe and incredibly fun out there, and the people are a blast to hang out with. I really recommend the velodrome to folks ~ not just because it makes you a better racer/rider ... but, because it's simply a great time.
I hope you'll come and check it out. and, here's the info again: