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Volunteers still needed for our Cross race

Please step forward to support our Cyclo-cross race on Sunday October 27th, you can sign-up to a longer stint and receive some solar lights and a’free lunch,’ or …. We have afternoon races lasting just 40 minutes and you can marshal for just one race, this would be really helpful. To do this choose from…
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Volunteers still needed for our season finale – great opportunities!

What we need and what you can get: We need around 30 volunteers to help at our Cycle-Cross race. Any helper who can commit to helping for two or more of the four volunteering slots will receive a pair of solar bike lights which weigh only 12 grams. Great for keeping these on your bike…
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Distance challenge times

Well done all riders who took part in last week’s distance challenge, the last one of the season. The results are now available for both the Inner Ring distance challenge and Outer Ring 10 mile challenge. It’s great to see how our riders have improved throughout the season. We will do some number crunching on…
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Ditchling Beacon Hill Climb

The last Sunday in October for a few years now has seen both the PPYCC hill climb and the Sussex Nomads Ditchling Beacon Hill Climb organised by Preston Park cycling volunteer Alex Beyfus. Some members and other cyclists chose to race in both. If you want to take part in the iconic hill climb you…
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Season’s end, free lights & cycle-cross volunteering

With the Club Champs just passed, and the end of October in sight, we can see our season end approaching. For racing cyclists, riding normally resumes after a short break but for volunteers there may be some down time in sight. Club sessions end with the month of October to be followed by our AGM…
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Inner and Outer Ring Sessions Sat 5th October – Final Distance Challenge 2019 !

Tomorrow we’ll be running the final distance challenge of the season. Inner Ring riders will complete their distance challenge by age group after a warm up. It could be quite cool first thing so please bring long sleeves/legs to warm up in. Outer Ring riders will complete the 10 mile TT after their warm up.…
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Tomorrow 28th September is club championships!!

A reminder to all riders that tomorrow is club championships! As such, there will be no Inner or Outer ring sessions, however, there is racing for every age group, starting from 11am, with sign on from 10.30. Please see the earlier post below for exact timings for each age category. We look forward to seeing…
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Important PPYCC dates coming up!

Important club dates for your calendar PPYCC Club Championships 28th September 2019: This is the opportunity for all club members to showcase their racing skills learnt over the season, and a chance to win the title of Club Champion in each age group! Every member is welcome to join in, racing starts at 11.00am this…
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Bill Balding ‘SDD’. Another extraordinary achievement by a PPYCC member

Many of you will remember that club member Tom Pughe-Morgan completed an Everest Ascent of Ditchling Beacon, accompanied by Lukas Nerurkar, in 2017 at the age of 14 years; 65 continuous ascents on a single day. This seemed a most extraordinary and astounding achievement for anyone, and even more so for someone so young. Well…
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Outer Ring Saturday 14th Sept

With a good weather forecast tomorrow we will try and fit in lots of active riding to prepare for the Club Circuit Champs in a couple of weeks; bring your largest lungs for your greatest efforts.