Author: Anthony Rogers

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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PPYCC riders at the Track Nationals

We are delighted that three PPYCC members took part in the Track National Championships last week at the Geraint Thomas velodrome in Newport, Wales. Members Josh Golliker, Freddy Newman and Lukas Nerurkar were present racing between them in disciplines including the Scratch, Points Time Trial, Pursuit and Madison. Congratulations to them for their attendance in…
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Update: Help urgently needed on Saturday 10th August a.m.

Further information for Saturday. Although we will have 3 wheel barrows for our concrete laying we would welcome the loan of a couple more barrows. The key time to arrive is 09:30 and all should be finished by 11.00. Wellies are a recommendation and gloves will be provided. Again; please contact Anthony to confirm you…
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Help urgently needed on Saturday 10th August a.m.

Member parent Simon Tamplin has been shifting our shipping containers and preparing ground work for a new concrete area and ramp up to the track to make access easier. He has had help at critical points but has largely worked alone. On Saturday 10th however he will need three named helpers on wheel barrows [provided]…
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Outer Ring Saturday 3rd August cancelled

I was hoping to run an informal coaching session on Saturday but it is now apparent that we will not have safe access to the track on Saturday morning due to Pride celebrations. We must stress there is no complaint about the lack of access, we are not allowed to book the track on the…
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Bike for Sale – child or small adult

We have been donated a very nice Trek road bike which we wish to pass on to a club member, or a shorter adult who might be struggling to find a suitably sized road bike. This bike has 650c wheels, smaller than standard, which means it would suit someone around 5′ tall [150cm]. There is…
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Change of plan – to road bikes

Although the track still has the potential to be dry this morning, according to the Met Office, the incessant rain during the night make this look a slim likelihood. To manage the uncertainty we will bring forward the 10 mile TT planned for next week and so, it is best to be on your road…
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Outer Ring Saturday 27th July – track bikes

Although there is a chance of a damp track Saturday morning the plan, as agreed at the end of last Saturday’s session, is a pursuit session and so even if damp this session can go ahead safely. Thus Track bikes; probably the final track session this season as the track season is almost at a…
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Volunteer for the Brighton and Hove Triathlon

We are happy to pass on this message from Brighton and Hove Triathlon. I am contacting you from Brighton and Hove Triathlon in regards to our upcoming event, the Brighton & Hove Triathlon will take place on 14th – 15th of September. The event is a fun possibility to get fit by combining the three…
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Titanium road bike for sale

We are happy to promote for sale a bike from widely known local cycling enthusiast Katy. Katy is selling a little-used 2008 van Nicolas Euros (Titanium). Katy says: “Seatpost length: 50cm; horizontal top tube (it’s sloped) measurement also around 50cm. It has a longish stem which I did swap for a shorter one, but I’ve…
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