Author: Mark Aberdour

Thankyou to all our volunteers

This week is national volunteers week and we’d like to say a HUGE THANKYOU to all of our amazing volunteers who make our club great! Running a grassroots sports club like PPYCC requires a large number of volunteers who generously give their skills and knowledge to make a difference in the community, including: A team…
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Inner Ring 200m Times

Well done to all Inner Ring riders for posting some great times in the 200m time trial today. All of the riders times are below and are also saved in the 200m Time Trial Spreadsheet where some riders will be able to view their performance improvements over several years. Riders can also add their own…
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Distance challenge results

Well done to all Inner Ring riders who took part in today’s distance challenge. For those who haven’t taken part in a distance challenge before, it’s a time trial on the track where we set the riders off individually at 15 second intervals and they complete a set number of laps depending on age group, in…
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Both sessions are on this morning

Inner Ring was looking a bit doubtful but with the Met Office now showing a 50/50 chance of light rain, we will cross fingers and run the session as planned. Please ensure riders have a rain jacket and full-finger gloves. Outer Ring should be dryer, but the track will still be wet so it is…
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Would you like to fix up a bike?

We currently have lots of junior road bikes that need maintenance before they can be loaned out to new riders, and are looking for willing volunteers who could help to get a bike ship-shape! The work will involve replacing brake blocks, gear cables and brake cables, checking tyres and maybe new handlebar tape or inner…
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Both sessions are on today, but be prepared to get wet!

Inner Ring is on as planned from 9am today as the rain looks like it will be gradually clearing. BUT it will very likely be steady drizzle especially at the start, and there may well be heavy showers. The rain may or may not persist and we have no shelter at the track, so parents…
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Small track bikes needed

PPYCC’s stock of small track bikes suitable for U10 and U12 riders is getting low, and demand from this age group is currently high. Our riders do have an annoying tendancy to grow out of their bikes far too frequently so parents, if this has happened to you then we may be able to buy…
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Track practice and accreditation during May

On Saturday 8th and 15th May, Outer Ring will be on track bikes. This will allow us the opportunity to get another set of riders track-accredited ahead of the Omnium on 23rd May. If you already have accreditation then we need you to turn up and ride to help those new to track racing, but…
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Info for Saturday session

Weather is looking nice for tomorrow and temperature will be better than previous weeks, although there may still be a chill in the air so dress accordingly. Please bring a drink and snack. Inner Ring: We’ll be updating rider passports tomorrow so remember to bring yours if you would like it updated. Outer Ring: it’s…
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Information for sessions tomorrow

Inner Ring Weather is looking a bit warmer tomorrow but please do still wrap up warm and ensure riders have a drink and snack with them. It’s a come-and-try-it day too, so we hope to have a number of new starters to welcome to the club, thanks to Daisy for organising this. Inner Ring riders…
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