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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Inner Ring Distance Challenge Results

Well done to all our Inner Ring riders that took part in the Distance Challenge last weekend. We’ve seen great improvements during the year and 12 riders clocked new PBs. Link to the results below … http://www.ppycc.org.uk/activities/distance-challenge/  

Saturday winter morning intervals programme

The details of today’s, and future, interval sessions can be read below and are also found on our Winter Activities page To keep those that wish to stay on top of their fitness during the winter in training miles we have our first interval session tomorrow. The track is not booked, there are no session…
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Outer Ring Saturday 20th October – intervals

With the summer season closing next week we focus on interval training in tomorrow’s session. What is interval training? Well interval training is a way of structuring your riding so that you get maximum reward from your effort in the minimum time. “Sounds great!” However we could also describe this as digging deep and working…
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Hill climbing is here part 2

The second report on hill climbing by Francis Schofield. Francis and James do Hill Climbs, Week 2/4: Weekend 2 of the Hill climb season was to be the hardest yet for James and I, as we both signed up to race two events on Saturday and two events on Sunday, including the prestigious Catford and…
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Help needed at our final race event of the 2018 season

Our second and last cyclo-cross race takes place on Sunday 28th October in Preston Park. Please sign-up directly to a role using the Volunteer Link here, or contact anthony@ppycc.org.uk to offer your services. This is a brand new venue which should be easier to set up than our previous venues but, due to its popularity, will…
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PPYCC AGM & AWARDS: Sat 17th November, 2018

Our Saturday morning track sessions are almost over for this year but there’s still plenty more you definitely won’t want to miss over the winter!! The PPYCC AGM and Prize giving will be held 3.00pm – 5.00pm on Saturday 17th November at Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Rd, Brighton, BN1 6RB.  This is our annual opportunity to celebrate another brilliant season and all of our riders…
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Inner & Outer Ring Sat 13th Sept : It’s Time Trial Time!

 Saturday 13th October Inner and Outer Ring sessions will be our last Distance Challenge Time Trials of the year. The final opportunity of 2018 to see if you can beat your BPs from the previous events. Inner Ring: u8s 6 laps u10s 12 laps u12s 18 laps Outer Ring: All riders 28 laps = 10…
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Hill climbing season is here – find out more from member Francis Schofield

Francis and James’ Hill Climbs, Week 1/4: The British Hill Climb season occurs annually throughout October. Hill climb races are essentially time trials up hills where riders race to reach the top in the fastest time possible. To be a good hill climber, you should be light whilst having strong leg muscles and good core…
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Inner and Outer Ring sessions Saturday 6th October

Inner Ring – The session is back at home at Preston Park Velodrome after the success of the Club Championships at Cyclopark last weekend! Session runs as usual 9-10.30am, with signing on from 8.45am Outer Ring – There is NO Outer Ring session this weekend at Preston Park, however, there are now a further 5…
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Great all round ‘first’ bike for sale

PPYCC member Aidan Beattie is selling his Pinnacle Aspen 6 Speed 24 Inch Kids Bike. Pinnacle children’s bikes are for all-round use and maximising fun. They’re light and simple, ideal for parents who want small proper bikes that help children get the most out of cycling at an early age. Quality aluminium frames keep the…
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