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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Paid volunteer opportunities for PPYCC

This offer is also open to friends and family To help support the Sussex Cycle Racing League Circuit Races on Sunday mornings [Sundays, 9am to 1pm: Feb 23rd, March 1st, March 8th, March 15th, March 22, March 29th] we wish to recruit young volunteers to help with marshalling, or potentially other roles if individuals are…
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Velodrome training at Calshot available to PPYCC members

Ben Miller, track coach at our sister club, VC Jubilee, will be running some coached sessions at Calshot this March. For riders who haven’t yet visited Calshot, this is a brilliant opportunity to gain some exciting indoor, banked velodrome experience. For riders who have experienced Calshot, you know how fun it is, so go and…
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Windy opening race for PPYCC riders at The Hoggenberg

It’s been 5 months since the last major youth circuit race and Saturday saw the first big race of the 2020 season at Redbridge “The Hoggenberg” with PPYCC riders racing in windy conditions against strong fields of riders. Alfie Bunyan was racing in the u14s where the field split very quickly into small groups in…
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Congratulations to Dylan Hicks!

We’ve received some fantastic news from PPYCC rider Dylan Hicks this weekend. Dylan has been selected for the Great Britain Cycling Team as an endurance apprentice! Riders across all age groups will know Dylan well as he has competed in track and road cycling for PPYCC since aged 10 and still regularly helps out on…
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Club racing results

Congratulations to Noah Wheller who achieved 2nd place at the Essex Roads CC Go-Ride Winter Series last weekend at Redbridge Cycling Centre. It’s great to see Inner Ring riders out racing so early in the year! The series runs monthly until April, more info on the Essex Roads CC website. Please send any race reports…
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Consultation on British Cycling investment and funding

British Cycling is running a consultation on the future of each of its six cycling disciplines, to help prioritise investment and resource and enable it to work more strategically in the future. You don’t need to be a BC member to take part. We would encourage cycling and non-cycling parents of youth riders to contribute…
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The 2020 Season

Happy 2020 ! Hope you’ve all had a good Christmas and have been riding your bikes since the club sessions finished. The cyclocross season is drawing to an end with National Championships next weekend and just a couple of London-South East cross events remaining. And so we now look forwards to the 2020 road and…
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Tour de Junior 2020 invite

PPYCC riders have been invited to participate in the Tour de Junior which runs July 20 – July 25 and comprises 9 stages. The organisers promote the race as “a mini Tour de France for young cyclists” with yellow, green, mountain, white and pink jerseys to be won. All races are held centrally in Achterveld,…
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British Cycling Cyclo-cross regional school of racing

If you were born in 2004, 2005 or 2006, and are thinking about how to develop you CX skills this season, then you might be interested in joining this BC RSR pilot. It will be held on 5th January 2020 in Gravesend, follow the link below for full details and entry. https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/220194/East-South-Cyclo-Cross-RSR

Xmas ride and lunch with VCJ

We have kindly been invited to join VCJ on their festive Christmas ride and lunch on Saturday 21st December. VCJ have a Xmas ride each year with bikes and riders suitably decorated.  The ride is from the Adur Outdoor Activity Centre in Shoreham along the Downslink then across to Shipley for lunch at the school…
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