Author: Kim Fortescue Talwar

Tomorrow’s slow ride to support the Velodrome

Don’t forget the Slow ride to show your support for the track tomorrow! Everyone is welcome, riders and non riders alike! The council are currently considering the repair proposals that British Cycling are recommending for long term safety and continued competitive riding at the track, this is our chance to show how many people support…
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Calling volunteers for Sat. 28th

We need you help! If you are free to volunteer some time between 11-1pm to help out the marshals at next Saturday’s event ‘Slow ride to save Preston Park Velodrome’ please email Ollie Philips at ollie.phillips@gmail.com or DM him on Twitter @OPOllie. Many thanks!

PPYCC New Season news

The new season at PPYCC is nearly here! Welcome to all returning PPYCC members to the 2015 season. Despite the continued uncertainty of competitive racing at Preston Park, the velodrome is still the home to PPYCC, and we will be holding Saturday sessions throughout the season, March-October. Session times remain unchanged for the Inner ring…
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Membership renewal

Thank you to all those who have renewed their PPYCC membership for 2015. A reminder to all those who would like to continue riding with PPYCC in 2015 that you will need to renew your membership via the BC website at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile?&club_id=996. Riders who rejoin by 01.03.2015 can claim a free cycle bag, complete with the…
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Save the date!! The Velodrome campaign!

Update on the Velodrome In a recent post you were informed about the risk of losing competitive cycling at Preston Park Velodrome because of the repairs needed to ensure the track’s safety. British Cycling are still in discussion with Brighton and Hove City Council to try to ensure that the necessary work is completed in…
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Update on Preston Park Velodrome

You may be aware that late last year, British Cycling deemed that the Velodrome at Preston Park is currently unfit for competitive racing, due to certain features, such as fencing, curb stones and the track surface, which require repairs to bring it up to agreed safety standards. British Cycling have been working with Brighton and…
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2015 licenses for PPYCC members

I have begun to receive new licenses for PPYCC members for the forthcoming season. I can deliver to addresses in Brighton. If you live outside the area, and require your license before the start of the new PPYCC season in March, please contact me at kim@ppycc.org.uk to request postage instead. Many thanks!

Additional coaching opportunity for PPYCC members

There is an opportunity for PPYCC members in Youth C category and above to join in with a coaching opportunity coming up in February, with Stuart Harrison, one of our member’s dad. Please see Stuart’s email below for further details:   Hi,   Having volunteered last season to help with inner ring coaching duties on…
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LVV Cluster session places still available!

There are still places available on the forthcoming cluster sessions at Lee Valley Velodrome. These were also advertised prior to Christmas, but British Cycling have made a few changes to the entry requirements, to make entry/availability easier for everyone. There’s now no maximum number of riders per club.  Accredited riders can also participate as well…
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Bike for sale!

One of our members has grown out of her bike, and it is being sold on e-bay. It is in good condition and has been well maintained. If you are interested please follow the link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/171553063495?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649