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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 »

2015 Interclub series

The 2015 Interclub series begins with Masterton hosting the first race on the 25th of January.   The Interclub series is aimed to encourage riders of all abilities to represent their club and compete on a slightly wider stage than within their own club. This is a four round series aimed at riders of all … 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 »

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 »