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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 »

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 »