Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Good value cycling shoes for women/kids

Finding affordable cycle shoes for children is difficult, here are some reduced price ‘ladies’ shoes which are not especially feminine and so might suit younger riders too. The sizes tend to wear ‘smaller’ than the expressed shoe size.

First Aid Course

VC Jubilee are running another first aid course for some coaches and other interested people. The course cost is about £30 – 40 [dependent on venue hire].  If you are interested please contact Sally at VCJ, using the details below, letting her know if you would prefer to do the course over two evenings or one…
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We need your cakes [and other support] for the Omnium

Next Saturday [12th June] is the PPYCC Southern Series Youth Omnium. This is the biggest event we organise each year and we could not do it without the support of parents, members and friends such as those of the VC Jubilee. Anthony has asked many people about helping and has had a good response. If…
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National Youth Circuit Championships for ambitious riders

Please find the details of the national youth circuit champs and below some practice races. This is a great opportunity to take part in a national championship event without having to travel too far. Hog Hill [also known as the Redbridge Cycle Circuit] is like riding at Hove Park [so road bikes only] but with…
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PPYCC Borrowed bikes inventory

Dear Members, If you have the loan of a PPYCC bike then now is the time to let us know which bike you have got. Up to this year we have not kept an inventory for our bikes but now need to start doing so. Please let us know by Sunday 6th June the vital…
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PPYCC residential on the Downs [book this week]

Hi, if you wish to join our trip mountainbiking on the South Downs on the 26th and 27th June, with an overnight stay at Gumber Bothy, then you must have registered your interest with Emily O’Brien by this Sunday 30th May. YOU NEED TO: email Emily at with how many are in your party…
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Coming up this weekend and through to July

Over the next 6 weeks we have a series of sessions focused on racing. These are divided into 3 sessions aimed at novices and one for the experts. Splitting these up is also our overnighter at Gumber Bothy on the South Downs and a regular session makes up the final Saturday. See calendar for dates. For…
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Help wanted at the track league tomorrow [Weds 26th May]

One parent, or older member, needed to help judge at the track league tomorrow night. You will be ably directed by Anthony [who is also judging]. If the desire to help results in an inundation of offers I am prepared to take up to three volunteer judges.

Coming up this weekend and into June

Saturday 22nd May: 09.00 – 11.00 fixed wheel training, 10.00 – 12.00 club session Saturday 29th May: Go-Ride racing [racing for novices, and others] sign on by 10.00 racing starts at 10.30 finish 12.00 Saturday 5th June: [currently unscheduled] Saturday 12th June: Southern Region Youth Omnium at Preston Park. This is a high level youth racing…
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For sale: tag-along

For sale from one of our club members: one Tag-a-long bike. This is suitable for parents who want to take a 4-6 year-old along with them when they want to go for bike rides. The model I have is made from aluminium and so is very light for the parent, and has 6-speed with a twist…
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