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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 »

Capital Cycles Cup Race 3: Wainuiomata Minitour

Capital Cycles Cup Race 3: Wainuiomata Minitour Race Results: A Grade: Stage 1; Stage 2; Stage 3, Final GC B Grade: Stage 1; Stage 2; Stage 3, Final GC C/D Grade: Stage 1; Stage 2; Stage 3, Final GC

Silver at Oceania Champs for Ione

Ione put it all together in the final race of  4 days of tough racing at the Oceania Champs in Adelaide. Finishing with a podium place  is a real boost to Ione’s results as she aims for selection for more international racing in the coming year.  For a full race report for Ione you can … Continue reading »

Capital Cycles Series – Race 2 – Carrington

We returned to the Carrington Circuit after an absence of many years. This is an excellent course, I dont know why we haven’t been using it more. The course is light on traffic management requirements and offers some good features with false flats, a sharp wee climb, and a fast descending terrain for those who … Continue reading »

Stakes raised for Burkes Cycles Speed League’s third season

With an influx of quality riders targeting track cycling and fresh new sponsors, the Burkes Cycles Speed League, which begins on November 2 at the Wellington Velodrome in Hataitai, is preparing for its biggest season yet. During the summer-long, weekly track cycling competition which is organised by the Port Nicholson Poneke (PNP) Cycling Club, riders … Continue reading »

Capital Cycles Series – Race 1 Blue Mountains

Perhaps put off by the forecast of inclement weather, or the thought of repeated climbing of Blue Mountains Road, a smaller than usual field of 33 riders fronted for the first round of the Capital Cycles series. Unfortunately also missing from the starters were a few regulars through injury after racing the previous weekend in … Continue reading »