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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Sessions Saturday 18th August

INNER RING SESSION- The session will be running as usual, 9-10.30am, with signing on from 8.45am. OUTER RING SESSION- Unfortunately the session is cancelled this week as all coaches are otherwise engaged. Outer ring will return as normal at Preston Park next Saturday 25th August. With the National Youth Omnium Finals in Derby this Saturday,…
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Inner and Outer Ring tomorrow, Saturday 11th August

After a week’s break whilst Pride was happening, both sessions will be running tomorrow, usual timings for both Inner and Outer ring, with Outer ring on road bikes. The forecast is cloud and sun, but after the crazy rain today, pack a rain cape just in case! If the forecast changes and there is heavy…
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No inner ring or outer ring this weekend

Unfortunately we have had to make the decision to cancel both sessions on Saturday 4th August. This is because of Pride weekend, for which Preston Park is used as the venue. Increasing noise and traffic from early Saturday morning and security restrictions combine to make it difficult to manage the sessions comfortably. Enjoy the sunny weekend…
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Assen European Junior Tour Day 1 …..1.7km Prologue

Assen Day 1 Report and results Day 1 saw the 1.7km Prologue for all categories.  The route started in the woods near to the sports ground and finished at the campsite finish line. The day started off quite cool and with the start area based in the woods the main part of the route remained…
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Assen European Junior Youth tour 2018

This year PPYCC have 7 riders from  racing across the age categories at the European Junior Youth Tour.  All riders have arrived and Camp PPYCC has been set up. PPYCC Riders Josh Ballinger Alfie Bunyan Rahul Fortescue Talwar Alex Goodwill Luke Goodwill Josh Golliker Freddie Newman Racing starts on Monday 30th August with all groups…
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Inner Ring tomorrow

Inner Ring will be focusing on group riding this week. The weather is looking slightly uncertain, we will announce on the website by 8am if Inner Ring is cancelled.

Outer Ring Saturday 28th July – road bikes

Assuming great heat tomorrow, in the Outer Ring we will be using road bikes and focusing on cornering. This means we will be riding at times on the grass. You may wish to bring trainers in addition to your bike shoes.

Some pictures from the Gumber Bothy trip

Last weekend saw the PPYCC set out on the annual Mountain Bike overnight pilgrimige to Gumber Bothy high up on the Downs near Arundel Twenty riders and (one walker!) made the trip along the South Downs Way arriving at the Bothy in time for tea. Most made it back again the next day!  A great…
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Inner Ring: Free Road Bike?

Are you the parent of an inner ring rider wanting a road bike? Maybe something they could ride to school or something to leave locked up rather than their “best” bike? This 24″ wheel 80’s steel Peugeot is up for grabs for free. This was younger sons first road bike soon after first joining PPYCC…
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Inner Ring Distance Challenge Sat 14th July

The Inner Ring session on Saturday 14th July will be a Distance Challenge. For those who haven’t take part in a Distance Challenge before it’s a time trial where we set the riders off individually at 30 second intervals on the track and the riders complete a set number of laps, depending on age group,…
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