Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Ladder needed to rescue bike

You may recall the request for the donation of a front wheel to help Adam complete his bike build project. We are pleased to report that the donation of a front wheel from our Omnium Promoter, Paul Wilson, allowed the completion of the project. Unfortunately a strong wind blew the completed bike into a tree…
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Tomorrow: Interval training AND PPYCC Bobble Hats!!

Tomorrow’s interval session plan returns to Session1 of the rolling winter training plan. As for previous sessions, the track is not booked, there are no session fees and there may be other people using the track. So come prepared for whatever the weather and whoever the company with your road bike. Tomorrow’s session NB. Remember…
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Getting geared up for 2018 !

Although the end of the coached club sessions was only 6 weeks ago we’re already looking forward to the 2018 season. It’s been great to see many of our riders have been competing in Regional and National Cyclocross races across the age groups as well as the track at Calshot and a strong presence at…
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Budding mechanics need your unloved wheel/s

As well as becoming more skilled and able riders several of our young members are revealing increasing knowledge and skill in cycle mechanics. We occasionally get donated old bike frames of good quality but needing a full rebuild, an expensive option if completed by visiting the shops. However with a bit of beg and borrow…
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Results of Triathlon Transition Research

Earlier in the Autumn members helped ex-member, and daughter of our coach Rex,  Charlotte Matthews with her A Level EPQ Coursework which was looking at transitions in triathlon. Charlotte writes: “Thank you for sending out the survey on triathlons a little while ago, it certainly help increase responses. The video following the survey results has…
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PPYCC Second Hand Sales

For sale Giant Defy 5 Road Bike xs It’s always been kept indoors so is in good condition but does have a few scratches and some wear and tear Asking price £160 Any questions please call Trudi 078100 25739

Week 4 Interval Session Saturday 2nd December

Tomorrow’s session is week 4 in our first block of jnterval training. Meet at Preston park track 9:45am ready for 10am start. It’s going to be cold in the morning so make sure you’re well prepared. Week 4 Warm up: 10 minutes in a middle to low gear, pedalling with high cadence. Small ring, middle…
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PPYCC Riders in action at London Youth Track League

7 PPYCC Riders were in action this week at the LYTL at Lee Valley Velodrome. All PPYCC riders performed extremely well with team PPYCC scoring points in most races throughout the evening. Dylan Hicks, Josh Ballinger and Josh Golliker in the foreground with Jacob James and Lukas Nerurkar in the upper right, all racing in the…
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Week 3 Interval Session 10-11am Saturday 25th November

Tomorrow morning is week 3 of our first block of interval sessions and it’s a pyramid session where interval length decreases with each interval but the intensity increases until we reach the peak. We then go back down the pyramid where interval intensity decreases but the interval length increases. It’s going to be sunny but…
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Tonight it the last chance to guarantee inclusion in the results of our club survey ‘What do you want to do more of?’

Last chance to take part in our Club survey about What do you want to do more of?   https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/B6BMJS6