Preston Park Youth Cycle Club

PPYCC Youth Omnium 2021

It was on but then so very nearly off thanks to a heavy rain shower mid-morning. But the later start worked for us and we were able to run a full Omnium for all age groups. Firstly many thanks to Paul Wilson for running the event the past few years. He’s now handed over to…
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Distance challenge results

Well done to all Inner Ring riders who took part in today’s distance challenge. For those who haven’t taken part in a distance challenge before, it’s a time trial on the track where we set the riders off individually at 15 second intervals and they complete a set number of laps depending on age group, in…
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Both sessions are on this morning

Inner Ring was looking a bit doubtful but with the Met Office now showing a 50/50 chance of light rain, we will cross fingers and run the session as planned. Please ensure riders have a rain jacket and full-finger gloves. Outer Ring should be dryer, but the track will still be wet so it is…
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Would you like to fix up a bike?

We currently have lots of junior road bikes that need maintenance before they can be loaned out to new riders, and are looking for willing volunteers who could help to get a bike ship-shape! The work will involve replacing brake blocks, gear cables and brake cables, checking tyres and maybe new handlebar tape or inner…
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Call for Cakes

This Sunday we’re hosting a regional youth omnium at our track. Our regular catering help will be coming from Charlie of Infinity Foods, he’ll be selling hot drinks and snacks and has asked for help with homemade cakes. Any cake donations from supporters coming down to watch and cheer on our riders would be greatly…
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Outer Ring 10m TT Results 15th May

Well done everyone for braving the rain yesterday morning for our first 10mile TT of the year. Some great times considering the conditions so well done everyone. We’ll try to run another 3 before the end of the season in October so that you can track improvements. Results are here – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/2/d/e/2PACX-1vRhcxXyhFCn_mFB5cxYJ5GoEhu3u56Kt1ZB9RqYM631JSRQ0DFZVWz6D9iGGKXWx9MlK4ZFabaKrdj_/pubhtml?gid=1926580155&single=true

Both sessions are on today, but be prepared to get wet!

Inner Ring is on as planned from 9am today as the rain looks like it will be gradually clearing. BUT it will very likely be steady drizzle especially at the start, and there may well be heavy showers. The rain may or may not persist and we have no shelter at the track, so parents…
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Inner and Outer Ring 15th May

Despite the weather forecast , at the moment we are planning to run both Inner Ring and Outer sessions tomorrow morning. However if the weather turns out to be worse than the forecast we’ll issue a post tomorrow by 8am to cancel the sessions. If we don’t issue a post to cancel the sessions they…
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Last call for entries

As we gear up to host the next round of regional youth onmiums, a reminder to all that the registration deadline is 11pm on the 15th May. Don’t delay, sign up today!! https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/237387/Preston-Park-Youth-Omnium-Round-4-NYO As always, this event could not run without the tremendous support of all our volunteers. If you feel that you would be…
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Outer Ring Cancelled

The forecast hasn’t improved , with heavy rain and strong winds we’ve decided to cancel. See you all next weekend.