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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Bill Balding ‘SDD’. Another extraordinary achievement by a PPYCC member

Many of you will remember that club member Tom Pughe-Morgan completed an Everest Ascent of Ditchling Beacon, accompanied by Lukas Nerurkar, in 2017 at the age of 14 years; 65 continuous ascents on a single day. This seemed a most extraordinary and astounding achievement for anyone, and even more so for someone so young. Well…
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Outer Ring Saturday 14th Sept

With a good weather forecast tomorrow we will try and fit in lots of active riding to prepare for the Club Circuit Champs in a couple of weeks; bring your largest lungs for your greatest efforts.

Gear restrictions for club championships

Club championships are coming up on the 28th September at Preston Park. We hope that all riders will enter under their age category and have a chance to stand on the podium and win medals and trophies! As the racing is being run under British Cycling regulations, riders will need to use the British Cycling…
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Updated 10 mile challenge times

After the performances last weekend we have updated the 10 mile challenge times for those that took part. There were some great times and pretty much everyone recorded an improvement on the previous logged time. Well done those that took part.

PPYCC Circuit Club Championships 28th September

On Saturday 28th September the PPYCC Circuit Club Championships will be held at Preston Park. We’ve moved venue this year from Cyclopark to our home track to hopefully make the club champs more accessible.  The inner ring will run as normal on Saturday 28th and we hope many of our riders will stay on and…
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Inner Ring photos from August

We have received some super photos from parent coach Peter Levenspiel who brought a new camera down to the Inner Ring session a few weeks back and kindly accepted the challenge of photographing the session, please see the Gallery section for some great photos of our younger riders in action. Thanks very much Peter! Parents…
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Inner Ring racing results

Today at Inner Ring we ran another of our monthly skills racing sessions. These are intended as a friendly introduction to Go-Ride Racing, giving riders a taste of what to expect if they attend Go-Ride Racing events run by other clubs in the region, something we encourage riders to do where possible as a fun and friendly introduction…
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PPYCC kit orders

We have just received a fresh delivery of club kit, and are ready to accept orders for all kit items. The kit website page is live (go to the tab for club kit at the top of the home page) and has full instructions on how to order, pay for and collect your new kit.…
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Outer ring session Saturday 17th August

Owing to coach availability, this week’s session will be an interval training session, from 10.30-11.45 on road bikes. This session will be supervised and directed by Bill, one of PPYCC’s Level 1 coaches, but is not a coached session.

Thanks to our concrete layers

Last Saturday a number of volunteers, led by PPYCC member parent Simon Tamplin, laid a concrete surface and ramp to improve access to the track from the containers. We are grateful to them and to the Pride Social Fund which provided the funding for this work. Photos of the workers and the results of their…
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