Author: Kim Fortescue Talwar

NO Outer Ring session this Saturday 9th September

As previously advertised, PPYCC has an overnight trip this weekend, and therefore there will be NO Outer Ring session this weekend. However, if you are not joining the trip, we can suggest some Saturday morning cycling alternatives!!…… Ride some laps/join PPYCC friends for some training at the Velodrome 10.30-11.30 until……This week is British Science week, and…
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PPYCC Annual Club Championships are coming up!

The annual PPYCC Club Championships, held at Cyclopark, Gravesend are coming up on 30th September. There will not be the usual club sessions at Preston Park on this day, and all club members are invitied to compete, with races for all age groups. Details below via the link, with full details and online entry to…
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Congratulations to Tom and Lukas on their Everest challenge

Together, Tom and Lukas have ridden beyond the top of Everest and into the stars! Yesterday, at 5am, club members Tom Pughe-Morgan and Lukas Nerurkar began their epic Everest challenge on Ditching Beacon, the youngest riders to have taken on this challenge. They were raising money for young people in Nepal, and to complete the…
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PPYCC Overnight mountain bike and camping trip September 9th-10th September

Overnight Mountain Bike trip to Gumber Bothy National Trust Camping Barn As we have previously posted, the PPYCC Gumber Bothy trip is coming up next weekend, and there are still places available to join us all for a fantastic club event. Please could you email Charlie if you would like to join the trip-…
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Everest challenge postponed until Thursday because of the British summer!

Tom and Lukas have made the decision to postpone their Everest challenge until Thursday, 31st August, due to heavy rain forecast for tomorrow. Tom and Lukas will be starting their challenge at 5am on Thursday, supported by fellow club members, friends and family, with technical and cycling support from Proper Cycling. If you are in…
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PPYCC members take on Everest challenge to raise money for charity

On Wednesday 30th August  PPYCC members Tom Pughe-Morgan (age 14) from Plumpton Green and Lukas Nerurkar (age 13) from Hangleton, both keen cyclists who have competed in regional and national road and track competitions throughout the season, are attempting an Everest challenge on Ditchling Beacon. What is Everesting?– Everesting involves riding repeatedly up a single hill until a…
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Outer Ring today

The Outer Ring session will be on ROAD bikes today.

PPYCC Racing news

National Youth Circuit series Last Sunday hosted the final round of the British Cycling National Youth Circuit Series at Olivers Mount International Motorcycle Circuit, Scarborough. The circuit has a top and bottom split. The climb back up Olivers Mount is very tough, twice as steep as Ditchling Beacon but thankfully only about 250m long but…
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PPYCC is truly international! 1st came Assen, next – Alfie Bunyan competes in Seattle!

A holiday isn’t a holiday without some racing!  Monday night racing at the Jerry Baker Memorial Velodrome in Marymoor Park WA was introduced to the colours of PPYCC in fine style this week when Alfie joined in with the regular Monday night racing slot for youth and mens cat 4.  The night’s events Starting out…
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Inner and Outer Ring this weekend, 12th August

Both Inner and Outer Ring sessions return to the Velodrome as normal this week, following our break last week because of Pride! Inner Ring: Sign on at 8.45, ready to ride at 9am, with skills focussing on co-ordination and balance, followed by racing until 10.30am! Outer Ring: Sign on at 10.15, ready to ride at…
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