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Get in there!

It’s been another breakthrough season for Wellington track cycling – attendance at the Burkes Cycles Speed League has grown by over 10% on the 2013/14 season and there has been a noticeable lift in the quality of racing across all grades. On top of that, we now have a tandem track bike used for visually … Continue reading »

Club Kit for Club Road Nationals

Anyone planning to enter club road Nationals in April will need to make sure they have a club kit, or at least a Club jersey and plain black shorts. If you have a sponsor named on your license you can wear your sponsors shorts with your club jersey. Club kit is low at the moment … Continue reading »

Jordan Castle Laykold Cup King 2015

New Zealand representative Jordan Castle (Bike Manawatu) played his cards perfectly to win the prestigious Laykold Cup held at the Wellington Velodrome on Sunday February 15, out sprinting Dan Waluszewski (Wellington) and James Denholm (West Coast North Island) at the end of a tactical race. Now held as a 10km scratch, the Laykold Cup has a history running … Continue reading »

Cash prizes for all grades at Laykold Cup February 15

The Laykold Cup Carnival on February 15 is Wellington’s biggest one day track cycling event with a highly prestigious history, and we’ve secured over $800 in cash prizes to spread across all grades and age categories. The main trophy events are the Laykold Cup itself, now run as an open 10km Scratch, the Poneke Plate 8km … Continue reading »

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 »