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Riders: National Track Championships Selection Policy

PNP Track runs a selection policy for all riders wishing to represent Wellington at the Age Group/ Omnium National Track Championships. The policy has been updated for the 2015 championships which will be in Cambridge in mid March. Read and digest it here (http://www.pnp.org.nz/track/selection-policy/). Riders need to make a submission if intending to compete by … Continue reading »

Terrific Taylor triumphs in handicap thriller

Amelia Taylor racked up a solid 11 points at the Burkes Cycles Speed League Spring Series round four at Wellington Velodrome on Sunday November 16, including a terrific win in the under 13 handicap race. Taylor, who currently heads up the D grade for under 13 riders, worked well with Zoe Perry and Jake Leslie to maintain their … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »