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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Heras fencing needed

As part of our ground works near our containers we need to buy four Heras fencing panels to secure the site for the work and then to act as safety barrier to prevent falls from the wall beside the container. If any of you reading this knows where we might get some from we would…
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Strong backs needed next Saturday, 27th July

Many of you will be aware that we received a grant from the Pride Social Fund to lay a ramp and hard surface around our shipping containers. Parent of member Ben Tamplin, and past-member Anya Tamplin, Simon Tamplin has singlehandedly, but not alone, taken on the task of completing this work for us. A few…
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Outer Ring Saturday 20th July

With indifferent weather forecast there is a high chance of a sunny session, but wet track, and so we will commit to road bikes in advance. For this session please come with a fact about the Tour de France, past or present, that you would like to share.

Inner Ring distance challenge results

Well done to all our Inner Ring riders who took part in the distance challenge today. It was a good opportunity for riders to see how they have progressed during the season so far and to test their fitness, gearing and pacing skills which we’ve been practising in recent months. Normally we would do 6…
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Mountain bike for sale

Kristin, one of the PPYCC coaches, is selling her mountain bike, please contact Kristin at magnuson.kristin@gmail.com if you’re interested in buying “I am selling my barely used mountain bike.Used, very good condition. Handles really well, lovely frame.  The BMC Velvet VL01 Women’s Mountain Bike is a women’s specific hardtail mountain bike. At BMC they have…
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Coffee and Cycling event

Our attention has been drawn to an event, on Saturday 13th July at Tonbridge Castle, which is free to attend [though you must sign up in advance] and features both coffee and cycling. La Marzocco are hosting an exciting coffee, food and drinks festival – “Out Of The Box” at Tonbridge Castle on Saturday July…
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Outer Ring on Saturday 6th July

We are on track bikes on Saturday [weather permitting] and will focus on skills associated with the discipline of the Elimination Race. The Elimination Championships take place later this month on Wednesday evening.

Club road ride on Sunday 14th July

As previously announced we have been hoping to start up Sunday club rides again for riders aged 12 or above. Availability of ride leaders has been difficult but we do now have a ride leader and a date for Sunday 14th July! We will meet at the track at 9.45 ready to leave at 10.00am…
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Tomorrow is looking hot, hot, hot!

We were blessed with a sunny session last weekend and tomorrows sessions look set to be even sunnier and much, much hotter! Please can all riders ensure they have a full drinks bottle at the start of their session and have applied sun screen prior to arriving, this is really important with temperatures forecast to…
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British Cycling South East Regional Circuit Race Championships 27th July, Eastbourne

The weekend of 27-28th July is Eastbourne Cycling Festival which is a great day out for a visit with lots going on. Within the festival on Saturday 27th July the event is hosting the British Cycling South East Regional Youth Circuit Race Championships. The races are all on closed roads around the seafront and surrounding…
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