Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Inner Ring Halloween fun races this weekend

This weekend is our final Saturday morning session of the season. We will be doing fun races rather than coached activities and are going to have a Halloween theme! Please come dressed up in your Halloween costumes, but remember that baggy trousers should be tucked into socks and don’t wear flappy stuff like witches and…
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Hill climb season near’s its conclusion: Francis and James do Hill Climbs

With the ‘peak’ and final event for local riders coming this weekend, the Ditchling Beacon Hill Climb, we present the 3rd instalment of ‘Francis and James do Hill Climbs’ Week 3 of 4 For our next weekend of hill climbs, James and I rode the ESCA Firle Bostal and Velopace Butts Lane hill climbs on…
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Inner Ring Distance Challenge Results

Well done to all our Inner Ring riders that took part in the Distance Challenge last weekend. We’ve seen great improvements during the year and 12 riders clocked new PBs. Link to the results below … http://www.ppycc.org.uk/activities/distance-challenge/  

Saturday winter morning intervals programme

The details of today’s, and future, interval sessions can be read below and are also found on our Winter Activities page To keep those that wish to stay on top of their fitness during the winter in training miles we have our first interval session tomorrow. The track is not booked, there are no session…
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Outer Ring Saturday 20th October – intervals

With the summer season closing next week we focus on interval training in tomorrow’s session. What is interval training? Well interval training is a way of structuring your riding so that you get maximum reward from your effort in the minimum time. “Sounds great!” However we could also describe this as digging deep and working…
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Hill climbing is here part 2

The second report on hill climbing by Francis Schofield. Francis and James do Hill Climbs, Week 2/4: Weekend 2 of the Hill climb season was to be the hardest yet for James and I, as we both signed up to race two events on Saturday and two events on Sunday, including the prestigious Catford and…
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Help needed at our final race event of the 2018 season

Our second and last cyclo-cross race takes place on Sunday 28th October in Preston Park. Please sign-up directly to a role using the Volunteer Link here, or contact anthony@ppycc.org.uk to offer your services. This is a brand new venue which should be easier to set up than our previous venues but, due to its popularity, will…
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PPYCC AGM & AWARDS: Sat 17th November, 2018

Our Saturday morning track sessions are almost over for this year but there’s still plenty more you definitely won’t want to miss over the winter!! The PPYCC AGM and Prize giving will be held 3.00pm – 5.00pm on Saturday 17th November at Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Rd, Brighton, BN1 6RB.  This is our annual opportunity to celebrate another brilliant season and all of our riders…
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Inner & Outer Ring Sat 13th Sept : It’s Time Trial Time!

 Saturday 13th October Inner and Outer Ring sessions will be our last Distance Challenge Time Trials of the year. The final opportunity of 2018 to see if you can beat your BPs from the previous events. Inner Ring: u8s 6 laps u10s 12 laps u12s 18 laps Outer Ring: All riders 28 laps = 10…
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Hill climbing season is here – find out more from member Francis Schofield

Francis and James’ Hill Climbs, Week 1/4: The British Hill Climb season occurs annually throughout October. Hill climb races are essentially time trials up hills where riders race to reach the top in the fastest time possible. To be a good hill climber, you should be light whilst having strong leg muscles and good core…
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