Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Welcome to Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

We provide fun, skills and competitive cycling activities with fully qualified coaches at Preston Park Cycle Track and believe that cycling contributes strongly to a sustainable lifestyle. Our club caters for members aged 8 to 18 years, though we have some older and younger members.  We meet between March and October, typically at Preston Park Cycle Track, every Saturday…
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Post-cross clean up in Preston Park, Sunday 18th November at 3pm

We need to remove our course markings from the trees in the woodland near the cycle track at Preston Park. From 3pm to 4pm today we are asking members to turn up and gently scrub away the chalk paint markings from 10 trees. We have scrubbing brushes and rubber gloves for you to use, a…
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PPYCC AGM and Prizegiving and pop up kit shop

All PPYCC members! A reminder that this Saturday, 17th November, is our AGM and prize giving event, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the PPYCC year, and award riders for their racing and team successes throughout the year. Everyone is welcome to come and join in, see their friends, eat some cake and have a good…
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Member Bike For Sale: Ribble Evo-Pro Carbon XS (45cm)

Up for sale is this Ribble Evo Pro carbon.  It’s a size XS which is a 45cm seat tube C-to-T.  Full geometry is available here (not the same build but same dimensions).  Not even two years old yet from purchase date. The bike is in great condition.  It needs no work or new parts and…
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PPYCC members at today’s National Trophy race and a video of our own race

Thanks to promoting club Crawley Wheelers we have a round of the National Trophy Cyclo-cross series taking place at Ardingly today and yesterday. The National Trophy is a season long series which produces National Winners. Racing today for PPYCC are: Juniors Adam Churchill and Joseph Martin Under 16s Josh Ballinger and Freddie Newman Under 14…
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Black-British Champions In Cycling Exhibition

Dr. Marlon Moncrieffe, track cyclist as well as academic who many of you may know, is curating an exhibition “Uncovering the life-histories  of Black-British champions in cycling” 10th – 20th December at Grand Parade Galleries doors open 10am – 3pm. @BlackChampions_

Track and Road bike for sale

Former PPYCC member Ollie Nixon is selling a track bike and a road bike and is offering first through the PPYCC website! The road bike is made up of Giant TCR Avanced 0 Frame Size M/L (this is Giant’s own size guide) Sram Foce Gearing Praxis Works  Crank Set and Fast Forward  Carbon Tubs wheels…
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Final instalment – Francis and James do hill climbs

Here is the final instalment of Francis Schofield’s race reports covering the autumn hill climbs, many thanks must go to Francis for both competing and writing these informative, colourful and engaging reports.   The final Hill Climb of the season- Ditchling Beacon. For James and I, the final Hill Climb of the season that we…
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Cycle-cross review and thanks

We have come to the end of our summer season at Preston Park YCC and we finished with Halloween shenanigans and the first ever cyclo-cross race at Preston Park. Thanks must go to the many volunteers who helped on the day of our cross race. More than 50 people made a contribution to the day’s…
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PPYCC is looking for volunteers!

With PPYCC’s AGM coming up on the 17th November, and with it the annual election of PPYCC’s committee, it is timely to think about our volunteer team. We currently have some vacancies within the committee, and welcome parents, or other adults within the club, to join our team. You don’t need any specific skills to…
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Call for Cakes!

Any cake contributions for the refreshment stand at our Preston Park Cross Race this Sunday will be gratefully received (and eaten) as usual!