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Wellington Centre Champs Road Race Results

The rain that threatened the Wellington Centre Road Race Champs never eventuated. All races completed in mild and calm conditions, although the heat was on in the open mens race thanks in no small part to visiting rider Gordon McCauley who seemed to be active in more that his fair share of breaks. The open men’s race was … Continue reading »

Wellington Centre Champs ITT Results

The Wellington Centre Individual Time Trial Champs were run on the Carrington circuit today. Awesome ride by Andy Hagan who completed the 25km course in 33:58, the fastest time of the day with an average speed of 44.16kph. Great rides from lots of others too. Gary Clareburt won his age group in spite of a … Continue reading »

Steve Bale sets new Wellington Hour Record

Steve Bale is the new Wellington Hour Record holder after riding 41.974km on March 24, 2015 at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai. Starting the attempt at 6.30pm in reasonably calm conditions, the 37-year-old was up from the start, lapping consistently under 29 seconds to notch up just under 126 laps. The new mark adds 839m … Continue reading »

The Burkes Cycles Speed League 2015 Champions

With the final points-scoring round unfortunately cancelled due to rain, the overall champions of the 2015 Burkes Cycles Speed League have been named. Max Uivel takes out the senior men’s title and, in a Speed League first, The Lanes Sprint Ace comptition. In both classifications, Uivel swooped into the lead at the final opportunity taking … Continue reading »

NZ Secondary Schools Mountain Bike Championships Report

The NZ Secondary Schools Mountain Bike Championships were held on 14-15 March in the Hunua Ranges, Auckland. Four Wellington College riders attended: Robbie Bradshaw (Yr 13, Under 20s), Hamish Paice (Yr 11, Under 17s), Maxwell Wickens (Yr 10, Under 16s) and Dylan Reid (Yr 10, Under 15s). The Team With the threat of Cyclone Pam … Continue reading »

Wellington Cup Race 3 – Results

This is the first time we’ve run a race out to the exposed coastline of Palliser Bay. It was a little cruel of Malcolm to make the riders climb over the 150m saddle and then descend to the coastal strip just before Ngawi and immediately turning them for the return without time to catch their breath or … Continue reading »

Wellington Cup Race 2 – Results and race reports

A Grade B Grade C Grade D Grade Race reports follow – thanks to our guest scribes Tighe, Kerrin and Nadene. A grade – 20 starters set out from the Wainuiomata outskirts in a light drizzle.  Dave Rowlands was an early casualty, his rear tubular deflating rapidly with an audible hiss.   The peleton rolled down the … Continue reading »

McCarty gets first win, Tillotson takes two in the Bs

Jason McCarty notched up his first win at the Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series Round 5, held at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai on Sunday March 1. Breaking away at the half distance mark in the 20-lap Team Scratch race, McCarty was joined by Thomas McCallum and Pat Crowe-Rishworth. The break worked well together … Continue reading »