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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 »

Five minutes to make track bigger and better!

It was a great season for the track programme and the Burkes Cycles Speed League but we want to make it even better for 2014/15 and for that we need your help! Whether you are a rider, supporter or parent; junior, senior or master, please take five minutes to fill out this short survey. Your … Continue reading »

Burkes Cycles Speed League 2014 Champions Crowned

The 2014 Burkes Cycles Speed League Champions were decided at Wellington Velodrome at round 16 on March 23, the final points-scoring opportunity of the season. Winning titles for a second year in a row were Ele Pepperell the women’s overall and Nick Warren who took the senior/ under 19 men’s. Pepperell topped the table with … Continue reading »

Age Group Nationals Team Success

At the recent Age Group Track National Championships in Invercargill, the Wellington team brought home one bronze medal and numerous top ten placings – the most successful championships in recent memory. George Jackson’s bronze in the under 15s points race is the first gong for Wellington in decades and the youngster came close in both … Continue reading »

New Wellington Hour Record Established

Miramar’s Nick Warren established a new Wellington Velodrome record for ‘The Hour’, one of the classic benchmarks in cycling, riding 41.135km in the allotted 60 minutes. The 37-year-old Port Nicholson Poneke Cycling Club (PNP) member rode consistently, recording lap splits of between 28 and 30 seconds throughout to complete 123 laps and a further 135m … Continue reading »

Nationals Team On Fire At Burkes Cycles Speed League Round 13

Wellington’s National Championships Team members were on fine form at the Burkes Cycles Speed League Round 13 on Sunday 2 March in Hataitai. Louis Higgison (Petone) won three races in the A Category while George Jackson (Island Bay) and Ione Johnson (Karori) lit up the B Category. Higgison, who is competing at both the Age … Continue reading »

Record run continues at Burkes Cycles Speed League round 12

Warm and still conditions helped more records to fall in the final Wellington Championship events that were incorporated into Burkes Cycles Speed League round 12 on Sunday 23 February. In one of track cycling’s hardest events to master, Zac Blakely smashed the under 19s 1000m time trial record with 1:14.99. Equally impressive was Ele Pepperell’s … Continue reading »

Records fall at Wellington Track Championships

Records tumbled over the weekend as fine weather helped Wellington’s cyclists produce extremely quick times at the region’s track cycling championships. At the Wellington Junior Championships on February 15, George Jackson (Island Bay) shaved 0.3seconds from his previous record for the under 15 500m time trial with a new time of 39.3sec. Jordan Lewis (Belmont) … Continue reading »