Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Coming up Saturday 26th July and 2nd August

This Saturday 26th July we have our annual mtb ride followed by a bbq at Saddlescombe Manor. We are meeting at Summer Down car park at 09.45 for both a faster and a slower mtb ride. The bbq is from 12.00 at the Manor but people are asked to not park near the Manor, as it is a National Trust property, but instead…
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Urgent Club Clothing Order Update

 Like us many of you will have been wondering what has happened to the club clothing order. The news is disappointing as we have discovered there has been a problem with the order and we need to start over again. We will send out the original order unless you let me [Anthony] know that you wish to…
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Summer Holiday Cycling Sessions in our Region

  Many of our members took part in the British Cycling holiday programme last summer and loved it, see below for lots of activities this summer.  South East Region Activity Programmes 2008 This year’s Go-Ride Activity Programmes are detailed below. Some venues and dates are still being confirmed and will be added to this site…
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Mountain Bike for Sale

For Sale: Past PPYCC member Patrick’s old mountain bike. It’s a 24inch wheel, alloy Ridgeback. Would suit a child from around 7-11 years old. It’s been customised with lightweight alloy bars and nearly new Deore chainset and gears. Replacement value is between £275 and £300.00. We are looking for £80.00 ONO to get it out of…
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Club Kit

Hi, Milo has some Bio-Racer PPYCC club kit for sale, all in excellent condition. * short sleeve jersey, size 2 (£10) * long sleeve jersey, size 2 (£12) * gilet, size 3 (£8) I will bring them to the track on Wednesday. Could you please forward this message to everyone in PPYCC? Thanks, Ishmael

Saturday 12th July

This Saturday we will by running an extended road ride starting a 9.00am from Preston Park (Andy and Tim). This is open for riders over 12. Drop me a line if you want to come! andy@ppycc.org.uk. Anthony will be running a session for younger riders at Preston Park from 10 to 12. Thanks Andy

AboutOlympics the website to find out about the Olympics

We have been asked to notify you about the new website www.aboutolympics.co.uk a not for profit website which has lots of facts and information about the Olympics and is aimed at children. This is all part of the slow but exciting build up to the 2012 Olympics in London.

Distance Challenge

Below are the results and times from the distance challenge we did on Saturday (21 June). Well done all who took part. An excellent standard was achieved. Special mentions go to the Platinum winners below.     Name Laps Distance KMs Age Group Time (mm:ss:hh) Award   Gabriel 18 10.422 U12 21.33.55 Gold   Theo…
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Special ‘Coming Up’ This Saturday 28th June

The Brighton and Hove International Festival of Sport starts this Saturday with a spectacular multi-sport festival in Preston Park. PPYCC, with VCJ, are offering activities to the general public at the track. Specifically we are offering people the chance to ride a timed lap and/or a timed mile. We are extending our session to end at…
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Good race faces from Gabriel and Brock on Wednesday Night

Click on the above for full size images: Andy