Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

We still have places available for the Gumber Bothy Trip on June 29th 2019

Overnight Mountain Bike trip to Gumber Bothy National Trust Camping Barn After the success of last years trip we will be returning to Gumber Bothy for a mid- summer bunkbarn camping trip on the 29th June 2019 This is very much a social, family event with cycling thrown in.  All ages welcome. Cycling activities will be…
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Correction: Saturday 29th March Outer Ring Track bikes and Track Accreditation

We entered an erroneous date on our last post and have now updated that. The post is repeated below. With a change in the Sussex Cycle Racing League format this weekend sees the start of the Outer Ring using track bikes [if the track is dry] and also will be the opportunity to gain accreditation…
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Saturday 29th March Outer Ring Track bikes and Track Accreditation

With a change in the Sussex Cycle Racing League format this weekend sees the start of the Outer Ring using track bikes [if the track is dry] and also will be the opportunity to gain accreditation for those new to track racing and those who previously rode on free wheel bikes in the track league.…
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Outer ring Saturday 23rd March is Distance Challenge 10 mile TT

Please come with warm clothing tomorrow as we will ask you to form pairs and for each member of the pair to record the other’s 10 mile TT distance challenge laps. This means that you will have around 40 minutes standing track side recording laps and around 40 minutes of the usual hard work of…
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PPYCC member Freddie Newman joins the GB Cycling Team Apprentice Programme

It is probably fair to say that we have the best crop of racers that the club has ever seen in its 20 years in existence. Further evidence to that case is that PPYCC member Freddie Newman has been invited to join the GB Cycling Team Apprentice Programme. This is a great source of pride for…
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Bike For Sale #2

A Planet X Pro Carbon Track Frameset size SMALL.  Red in colour and includes headset and bottom bracket. You can read about it and see the sizing information at https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/FRPXPCTFF/planet-x-pro-carbon-track-frameset This frameset is AS NEW in MINT condition.  Is up on ebay but will take £220 cash from a club member. Contact Darren Butlin at darrebutlin@gmail.com

Bike For Sale #1

A club members red Islabikes Luath (26″ wheel) for sale.  In good shape with a few dents here and there. You can see the full spec at https://www.islabikes.co.uk/product/bikes/luath/ Looking for £200. Contact Rob Kovacs on rkovacs7878@gmail.com or 07975 761162

Inner Ring session, Saturday 16th March

Inner Ring session will be running this Saturday. Sign on is at 8.45am, session is 9.00 – 10.30am. The forecast is pretty changeable so please bring a waterproof jacket and be prepared for the odd shower! The bigger problem may be high winds. If it looks unsafe to ride we will post a cancellation notice…
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Outer Ring Saturday 16th March – not distance challenge

A request to do a distance challenge from William last week is now abandoned due to the continuing poor weather. Instead, we will be continuing with the British Cycling Talent Development programme and practicing Riding in Lines, with a view to sheltering, not being dropped and escaping the wind. We may also extend these skills…
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Outer Ring 9th March 10:30 – 12:00

Outer Ring 9th March 10:15 sign on, session 10:30 – 12:00 It’s going to be windy!