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: 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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Member Bike For Sale: Giant Revel 3 XXS £200 ono

See below pictures for details. Sensible offers considered. Contact Toby on 0777 594 1934. Giant Revel 3 MTB in size XXS. Standover height is 71.4cm which, as a rough guide, means you need an inside leg of about that. This was our sons bike which he got as a 9 year old, though he is…
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Film screening of Time Trial with David Millar on Thursday

Who is up for watching the film Time Trial, with David Millar, on Thursday at the Duke of York in Brighton? Reply on our Facebook page and we will see if there is a crowd interested.   Time Trial – On You Tube Published on 7 Nov 2017 TIME TRIAL takes us into the final…
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Outer Ring Saturday 7th July: When will the Outer Ring use road bikes?

Some Outer Ring members prefer road to track, which is their right, and sometimes they ask the question, “When will we use road bikes?” There are 3 normal responses to this question. Its a velodrome. From mid-August onwards we put the track bikes away. When the Tour de France Starts we will start reintroducing road…
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BC National Series – London Youth Tour

Last weekend saw two South East cycling circuits host the latest round of the British Cycling National Youth Circuit Series, The London Youth Tour. After some great racing efforts and results throughout the season 9 PPYCC riders were awarded a starting place – Dylan, Josh G, Luke u14s and Adam, Freddie, Lukas, James, Josh B and…
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Outer Ring Saturday 30th June – Sprinting #3

The 3rd and final of our sprint track sessions take place tomorrow. Including: Track stands Get out of jail Pin on the barriers Revisiting; riding forward, looking back Match sprinting ladder

Outer Ring tomorrow – Sat 23rd June

We will be continuing with the theme of track sprinting, starts and tactics with some Team Sprints as well. Arrive early to set up your bike so that we can start on time.

Youth A [Under 16s] and Adult Racing at Hove Park Tonight

The first of 3 races, promoted by the Brighton Mitre, start at Hove Park tonight. Further details below and on the British Cycling website.   Event Overview Brighton Mitre series of evening crit races at Hove Park is back for 2018. Slightly later in the season this year to allow for a large number of…
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‘Impressive wing span’ for PPYCC riders on the road

Coaching Volunteers at PPYCC are immensely proud to see the Club’s members, Jojo Martin, Josh Ballinger and Lukas Nerurkar post the fastest individual 10 Mile Time Trial time [Jojo, with 21.12] and the fastest combined Team Time [Josh 22.43, Lukas 23.39] beating all the adult’s teams in the Brighton Excelsior Evening 10. Hats off to…
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