Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

Start of New Season [Update]

Our new season begins a week later than usual this year on Saturday 14th March. The first session is likely to be hectic so arrive by 09.45 to allow us to start activities by 10.00. During the winter we bought 24 new track bikes and even a track tandem, so we hope to use these bikes…
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Level 1 Coaching Course Opportunity [update]

For anyone interested in taking a Level 1 Coaching Course;  I can now confirm the [revised] dates for our Level 1 Coaching Course. These are Saturday 23rd May and Saturday 20th June. What you need to do now is:  Confirm with me you are able to take part. Complete the paper work and send it…
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PPYCC Cyclo-Cross at Stanmer

Sunday 1st Feb saw our cyclo-cross promotion at Stanmer Park. A cold but pleasant day saw good racing on frozen ground. PPYCC was represented in the racing by Spencer Thomas in the Under 12 categories and Gabriel Parle in the Under 14s. Both raced well demonstrating the skills and fitness they have picked up at…
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Level 1 Coaching Course

We have funding for a Level 1 Cycle Coaching Course to be run in the summer. We are looking for parents or other supporters to sign up; the only qualification needed is that you must be aged 16 years or older when the course starts. We are not asking for any commitment from those that take part,…
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February Ride

Keen parents and older members may be interested in this local clubs ride, organised by Sussex Nomads cycling club and aimed at bringing local club riders together. There is a short ride and a long one, see the link here.

Cakes at the Cyclo-Cross Race Sunday 1st Feb

Mark Anderson is again organising our catering for the cyclo-cross race next Sunday. Mark will be serving hot soup and bacon rolls. He would also like to offer the ever popular PPYCC home made cakes and so I must put out the usual request for the baking armies to stoke their ovens. Any produce should be brought on…
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Half Term Mountain Biking Opportunity with British Cycling

FOR ATTENTION OF PARENT/GUARDIAN. Hi all, I am running a 3 day coaching programme at Fowlmead country park over February half term on 18th-20th February. As usual with Fowlmead activities will be a mixture of road and Mountain biking skills, making use of all the facilities Fowlmead has to offer. Activities are for boys and…
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Cycle Jumble Saturday 31st at Steyning

The collectors, the curious and the bargain hunters amongst you may be interested to know that Brighton Mitre Cycling Club are running a Cycle Jumble on Saturday at Steyning [see below]. The Brighton Mitre Jumble Sale is on 31st January at The Steyning Centre, Steyning. Doors open to punters at 9am til 1pm, to stall…
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Help Wanted for Cyclo-Cross at Stanmer Park Sunday 1st February

The end of the winter is marked this year by our final event of the season our Cyclo-Cross promotion at Stanmer Park. We are in great need of support from our members and their families. As a youth club we can not organise events unless we are able to get support from parents, as most…
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Bike Voucher For Sale

If you are thinking of buying a new bike and/or bike bits then you may be interested in this offer. Stuart Townsend, teacher at Dorothy Stringer High School, triathlete and supporter of our cycling activities has a voucher for Halfords or Bike Hut. He received the voucher as an insurance pay out for his stolen…
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