Author: John Ballinger

PPYCC Omnium

It’s a beautiful day at Preston Park and the omnium is at the midway point.    

PPYCC Riders win Cyclocross Honours

Freddie Newman and Josh Ballinger came 2nd and 3rd in the Sussex Cyclocross League U16 group. Here they are being presented with their Trophies at the awards ceremony on 10th March 2018

Assen European Junior Youth Tour 2018 Entry 5th Feb 9am

Registration for the Junior European Tour at Assen, Holland is on Monday 5th February at 9am.  This is for ages 8 to 18. There are limited places and certain age groups fill up fast (within an hour)  Below are the links to the web site and the registration information.  If you are considering entering this…
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Team PPYCC Race at Lee Valley Velodrome

7 PPYCC members were racing at Lee Valley Velodrome on Thursday evening. Tom Pughe-Morgan, Josh Ballinger Rahul Fortesque, Jacob James Josh Gollicker, Luke Goodwill Dylan Hicks This was a specials race evening and the events included kierin, Team persuit, Team sprint, 200m sprint, points race It was a great evening racing with PPYCC riders taking…
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PPYCC Riders in action at London Youth Track League

7 PPYCC Riders were in action this week at the LYTL at Lee Valley Velodrome. All PPYCC riders performed extremely well with team PPYCC scoring points in most races throughout the evening. Dylan Hicks, Josh Ballinger and Josh Golliker in the foreground with Jacob James and Lukas Nerurkar in the upper right, all racing in the…
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London Youth Track League 2017/18, Lee Valley Velodrome

This week the London Youth Track League kicked off at Lee Valley Velodrome.  PPYCC were well represented with 6 riders riding in the first weeks racing.  Josh Ballinger, Rahul Fortescue Talwar and Josh Golliker in the U14s Category and Finn Anderson-Grout, Tom Pugh-Morgan and Luca Stone in the U16s Category.  Tow more PPYCC riders, Dylan Hicks…
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Assen Day 5, The omloop, Kostvlies

The cobbled omloop takes place in the hamlet of Kostvlies about 20km’s from Assen. It was a very windy day and having ridden the loop the previous day it was easy to see where the wind would of use and where it would be hardest.     The race also included a section of cobbles…
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Assen Day 4, time trial

Time Trial This took place in a small village about 20 km from Assen.  The cat 7 race was over 13km and the  cat 5 over 7.5km.  It was a windy and wet day which produced some slippery conditions at the start with some riders slipping on the start ramp.    Josh was early out…
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Assen Day 3, Classic Road race

The Classic is what Assen is all about and brings to the young riders all of the trappings of a full tour stage, police outriders, team cars the works.  This is what makes Assen so special and this year  has attracted nearly 800 riders from 23 countries as far as New Zealand and South Africa…
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Day 1 & 2, Assen, European Junior Cycle Tour. Prologue & Criterium

Day 1’s Prologue covering a 1.7km timed distance started in the woods just outside Assen and finished at the main cycle arena.  Comprising of sealed road and cobbles through-out the course.  Freddie Newman and Josh Ballinger we’re in the early category 7 group which started at 8am, Josh starting at 8:04am and Freddie at 8:11.…
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