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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‘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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PPYCC Go Ride Racing and picnic

This coming weekend, PPYCC will be hosting a round of the Sussex Go-Ride Racing Cluster, which is open to all PPYCC and regional club novice racers. To accommodate racing for all age groups from U8-U16’s, we will not be holding a specific Outer Ring session this week, if you are an experienced racer in the…
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Notice for Outer Ring riders

At the end of our Sprint Session today I suggested we would continue next week, in fact next week is Go Ride racing and so there is no Outer Ring session and so we will continue with sprinting in the future. If you are an inexperienced racer then please take part in the Go Ride…
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Inner and Outer Ring tomorrow, Saturday 9th

Both sessions are running as usual tomorrow, we look forward to seeing everyone! The weather is looking good, ensure you wear suntan lotion and don’t forget your water bottles! The Outer Ring will be on track bikes, and the session focuses on sprinting this week.

FOR SALE: 45cm Dolan Track Bike £250

Not branded as a Pre-Cursa but that’s basically what it is. This bike is in good condition, just the usual scuffs and scratches as befitting a bike of this age and use. All the consumables like chain, tyres etc. have plenty of life left in them. Nothing needs replacing, it’s ready to race! Current gearing…
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It’s not too late to book your place on the Gumber Bothy overnight trip on 21st July

After the success of last years trip we will be returning to Gumber Bothy for a mid- summer bunkbarn camping trip on the 21st July This is very much a social, family orientated event with cycling thrown in. Gumber Bothy, up on the South Downs near Bignor, is a fantastic place to spend the night and we…
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FOR SALE: A Saris 2 bike car rack.

A second hand bike rack is available for sale from one of our members: We’ve needed to purchase a new bike rack for our car this summer and still have our other one. It is a Saris Bones 2 bike rack, which will fit most hatchback style cars (see their website for compatibility). It is…
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Another Lee Valley session with spaces for our members

Sussex Nomads, who are one of the main sponsors of the Wednesday Track League, have organised a “taster session” at Lee Valley Velodrome on Saturday, 30 June from 8h to 10h. Thye will have two groups with a coach working with each group. Each rider is paying £30 for track/coach hire plus whatever equipment hire…
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Lee Valley Velodrome 24th June 09.00 to 11.00

We still have some places left for our visit to Lee Valley velodrome, with Brighton Tri, on 24th June, this is for Outer Ring riders only [interested parents may express interest too]. We particularly welcome enquiries from members who have not had many opportunities to visit the track in the past. Please email anthony@ppycc.org.uk for…
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Outer Ring on Saturday 2nd June

Thanks must go to William Binks who wrote in to ask if we can do a Distance Challenge in the Outer Ring, …and so next Saturday the 2nd June is a distance challenge on road bikes. Distance challenge needs plenty of helpers to record the progress of riders around the track, one way to do…
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