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2014 Rice Mountain Classic Race Reports

The 2014 Rice Mountain Classic lived up to its billing with a field of close on 100 riders gathering at Gladstone Hall on a calm, cool Wairarapa morning.  Race director Steve Chapman had selected a tough course stacked with climbs and culminating in the defining ascents of the Kururau Wall and Admirals Hill.   Early summer roadworks added to the … Continue reading »

Rice Mountain Classic Results

A Grade: 1st Dave Rowlands; 2nd Robert Stannard; 3rd Andy Hagan – Full results here Women:  1st Nadine Hawley; 2nd Jo Holdaway, 3rd  Natalie Howell – Full results here B Grade: 1st Liam Sherlock; 2nd Steve Bale 3rd Oliver Wood – Full results here C Grade: 1st Sam Wilkinson, 2nd Tim Lewis, 3rd Tony Loversuch … 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 »

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 »