Author: Anthony Rogers

PPYCC monthly road rides start on 9th May

For riders 12 and older (with parental permission) we are offering guided road rides. Meet at the track ready to leave at 10.00am for a two hour ride. There will be no charge  but the nature of these rides is that a higher level of self-sufficiency is required. This means riders should be capable of safe return if…
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Which category should I race in for Track League?

There are two categories to race in at the Track League, Youth Major or Youth Minor, there is no separate category for girls or boys but there are prize categories for both at the season’s end. Youth Major U14 and 2nd Year U12 riders. This combines the age categories with a single female and a single…
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Outer Ring on Saturday 3rd is track bikes only

This Saturday and next (3rd and 10th April) are your opportunity to ride track bikes, either because you need to complete Accreditation as you are interested in track racing in the Wednesday Track League (starting Wednesday 14th April) or, just because you are up for some fun and a new experience. This is also for…
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Eight Miles Away project helping the homeless

We have been contacted by Anna Pryor who works at British Airways i360. During lockdown the British Airways i360 are exhibiting paintings by local artist Tony Mills, the paintings are visible to people passing by the i360 . Tony’s project, Eight Miles Away, is a series of paintings that he is going to silently auction…
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News of Past Members

It is a delight when our membership maintains their cycling activity after moving on from the club and, even more so when they keep us updated on their exploits. We have news of 5 past members who have maintained cycling as a central part of their lives, and we would like to share some of…
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Giro d’Italia riders from Preston Park

The Giro d’Italia is almost bookended by riders who have competed at the Preston Park omnium in years gone past. Can you work out who they are?

Review of The Highway Code

Why not support cyclists and pedestrians by contributing to the Government’s ‘Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders.’ It closes on 27th October so there are only a few days left. Chris Boardman, Manchester’s Cycling Commissioner, says that he agrees with all the proposals in the document…
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Westminster University children’s cycling during lockdown survey

We have received a request from Katy Rodda who is a local cycling mum, cycling activist and academic researcher. Katy hopes that you may be interested in completing this survey which investigates children’s cycling experience during the lockdown and we encourage you to complete it. “Please note that this survey is only for parents or carers…
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Updated cycling guidance for the pandemic

British Cycling has now cancelled all authorised cycling activity until the 30th June and, on the same day, the Government has instructed people not to venture outdoors other than on defined permissible business. Thus, we have updated our earlier guidance on exercising during this enforced quarantine period. We need to remind you that the instruction…
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PPYCC’s first Olympian

We are very pleased to announce that Felix English, who started his cycling career with PPYCC, has been selected with team mate Mark Downey to represent Ireland in the track Madison at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The duo qualified at the final opportunity defeating the other eligible teams, Hong Kong and Portugal, by being better…
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