Update on the Velodrome
In a recent post you were informed about the risk of losing competitive cycling at Preston Park Velodrome because of the repairs needed to ensure the track’s safety. British Cycling are still in discussion with Brighton and Hove City Council to try to ensure that the necessary work is completed in time for the beginning of the racing season in April.
Local cycling clubs want to ensure that the work is made a priority by the council, and many thanks to those of you who have signed the e-petition on the council website. There is still time to sign the petition, open until 05.03.2015, at http://present.brighton-hove.
In addition to this local clubs, including PPYCC, have joined together to organise a ‘Slow ride to save Preston Park Velodrome’ and invite all riders to come down to the velodrome from 11-1pm on Saturday 28th February. The intention is to show the council how many riders would be affected by the loss of competitive cycling at the velodrome, and the potential impact this will have on PPYCC, and all riders riding both competitively and non competitively. Local and national media groups will invited to attend.
If you can spare some time between 11-1pm and join riders in riding slowly together as a group and show your support for the Velodrome repairs to allow cycle racing to continue at the historic Preston Park Velodrome, we would love to see you there, everyone is welcome! You might even get your picture in the paper!!
PPYCC look forward to seeing you there!