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World Champ Pips Wellington’s George Jackson for Laykold Cup

Junior scratch race World Champion Campbell Stewart (Palmerston North) out-sprinted George Jackson (Island Bay) for victory in the Laykold Cup, the capital’s premier track cycling event, held at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai on Sunday February 28. Stewart is the latest in a long line of high calibre riders to have won the 88 year … Continue reading »

Laykold Cup showdown set for February 28 at Wellington Velodrome

The Laykold Cup, one of the capital’s most prestigious cycling events and organised by the PNP Cycling Club, is set for a showdown on February 28 at Wellington Velodrome. First held in 1928 in Petone, the 10km track cycling race attracts riders from across the Lower North Island. The attendance of defending champion Jordan Castle … Continue reading »

Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series R5 – Standouts

The epic summer of 2016 continues with another scorcher of a day for round five of the Burkes Cycles Speed League Summer Series at Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai on February 14. There were loads of cracker performances from the 40 riders who attended, here are just a few select ones: ALEXANDER CHAMBERS HOLDS ON FOR … Continue reading »

Four records fall at huge Wellington Junior Championships

Thirty-five riders took part in the 2016 Wellington Junior Track Championships, with many travelling from as far afield as Levin, Wanganui and Palmerston North. Despite a brisk southerly, four records fell, Grace Saywell taking three of them in the under 17 girls. Each grade was run as an omnium with 500m Time Trials, Derbys and Scratch … Continue reading »