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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 »

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 »

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 »