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Records fall at Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series Round 1

Three records fell in perfect conditions at the Wellington Velodrome at the first round of the Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series which also incorporated the regional Sprint Championships. Wellington’s under 17 team smashed the 3000 team pursuit record by 18 seconds, setting a new mark of 3.53.99. Liam Cooper, Thomas McCallum, George Jackson and … Continue reading »

Johnson, Taylor at the New Year’s Track Carnival, Christchurch

Gary Gibson has dispatched this report from Christchurch: More than 150 riders attended the New Year’s Track Carnival at Denton Park held on January 6-7, 2015. Riders attending were of high calibre such as Eddie Dawkins, Matt Archibold and even Joanne Kesenowski who managed to make a late appearance (after arriving back from the USA) … Continue reading »

Rice Mountain Classic – Get Your Entries in now!

A beast of a course for 2014. The premier one day race on the PNP calendar. There is approximately 2350m of climbing so you better bring your climbing legs. Check out Race and Entry details here Make sure you support our race sponsor Capital Cycles at 84 Dixon Street, Wellington or www.capitalcycles.co.nz. Paul and the … 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 »

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 »

Track Survey 2014: the results

Suggestions on grading Ideas for Speed League rule changes Senior coaching and training times More motorpaced training Thanks to all who filled out the PNP track end of year survey. Every piece of feedback is helpful and while we don’t address all of them individually below, we’ve picked out a few key recurring themes. There … Continue reading »

Club AGM and Prizegiving

Saturday 17th May from 4pm Campus : Massey Wellington Room Booked : ESS   In the past year the club has not had a full committee , which has not been an ideal situation for those who have volunteered, with a great amount of time and effort being done by a few people.   What … Continue reading »