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Silver at Oceania Champs for Ione

Ione put it all together in the final race of  4 days of tough racing at the Oceania Champs in Adelaide. Finishing with a podium place  is a real boost to Ione’s results as she aims for selection for more international racing in the coming year.  For a full race report for Ione you can … Continue reading »

Capital Cycles Series – Race 2 – Carrington

We returned to the Carrington Circuit after an absence of many years. This is an excellent course, I dont know why we haven’t been using it more. The course is light on traffic management requirements and offers some good features with false flats, a sharp wee climb, and a fast descending terrain for those who … Continue reading »

Stakes raised for Burkes Cycles Speed League’s third season

With an influx of quality riders targeting track cycling and fresh new sponsors, the Burkes Cycles Speed League, which begins on November 2 at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai, is preparing for its biggest season yet. During the summer-long, weekly track cycling competition which is organised by the Port Nicholson Poneke (PNP) Cycling Club, riders … Continue reading »

Capital Cycles Series – Race 1 Blue Mountains

Perhaps put off by the forecast of inclement weather, or the thought of repeated climbing of Blue Mountains Road, a smaller than usual field of 33 riders fronted for the first round of the Capital Cycles series. Unfortunately also missing from the starters were a few regulars through injury after racing the previous weekend in … Continue reading »

Balfour Pennington Series Decider

Those who showed faith in the Wairarapa’s climate and made the journey over the hill on Saturday for the 3rd and final round of the Balfour Pennington Series were well rewarded. The forecast thunder storms did not materialise and instead the 45 riders were treated to dry roads and perfect racing conditions. Handicap Podium: 1. … Continue reading »

BP3 – Race Manager now in place

Thankyou  Mike Naylor Dear Club member Your club urgently needs someone to step up and manage this weekend’s race inMartinborough. If no one can be found by midday Thursday the race may be cancelled. By managing this race you will meet your volunteer requirements for the season. A full explanation of the managers duties will … Continue reading »

BP Race 2 – Wainuiomata is always a cool place to race

And so it was on Saturday for race 2 of the Balfour Pennington series although the weather was certainly not the best. Nonetheless, 40 or so of the hardier racers in wellington fronted for a 70km grind down to the coast and back.The big sprinters, Dan Waluszeski foremost amongst them, were expected to dominate, although … Continue reading »

Track season 2014/15 preliminary calendar and training times

We’ve made a few changes to the 2014/15 season calendar to keep things fresh and to respond to the feedback we’ve heard over winter. The main difference is that the Laykold Cup Carnival will move to mid-February 2015 as the usual December calendar is very busy. This will mean that the Laykold Cup won’t clash … Continue reading »