Author: Mark Aberdour

Important info for this weekend

Road bikes only Both sessions are on road bikes tomorrow. Weather looks changeable so it would be advisable to bring a waterproof top. Ahead of Sunday’s omnium we are also looking for volunteers to help sweep the stands, sweep the path from the stands up past the pavilion around to the Preston Drove steps, and…
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Today’s results

Well done to all riders who raced at both sessions in the heat today and thanks to all the volunteers who stood out in the sun for several hours helping out. At Inner Ring there was a distance challenge for those who did not take part in the one a few weeks ago on the…
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Saturday session info

Inner Ring is road bikes tomorrow. There will be a taster session for new starters, while the rest of the group will do either distance challenge (if you missed the last one) or skills activities on the grass. And of course a race at the end. Outer Ring is track bikes and we will be…
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Track bike sessions this weekend

We are hoping to run track bike sessions this weekend if it remains dry. Look out for an announcement by 8am Saturday if it’s too wet for track riding but weather is looking hopeful so far. Inner ring We hope to accredit the final few riders for track league tomorrow, and to continue practicing track…
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Angry Pablo bank holiday offer for PPYCC members

Angry Pablo is a cycle clothing and accessory brand started by ex-PPYCC rider and Olympian, Felix English. They are teaming up with Lone Design Club for the May Bank Holiday weekend to run a pop-up shop in Brighton at 19-20 Dukes Lane (in the South Lanes). It will run from 1st-7th May (Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun:…
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New members taster session on 11th May

The next taster session is now open for registration on Eventbrite, if you’d like to try out our club then please register below. Our club taster session is for prospective riders and will give you a taste of what our Saturday morning sessions are like. It is free to attend, just bring your bike, helmet,…
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Distance challenge results

Well done to all riders who took part in today’s distance challenge, the first of the year. We try to run three of these every season and it’s a great way for riders to see their progression both within the season and across multiple years. Conditions were pretty good and we saw loads of personal…
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Distance challenge this weekend

This weekend will be our first Distance Challenge of the season for both Inner Ring and Outer Ring sessions, on road bikes. 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 30 second intervals and they complete a…
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British Schools National Hill Climb

The BCSA National Hill Climb is being held on Saturday June 22 at Ditcham Park School, Petersfield, hosted as always by Solent Pirates Youth CC. You can register for the event via their Eventbrite page, and it costs £12.36 including booking fee. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-schools-cycling-association-national-hill-climb-registration-863656990307 British Schools Cycling Association run a different set of age categories from…
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Track at IR, Road at OR

We only have a track coach for the first session tomorrow so the Inner Ring format will be the same as previous weeks with one group on track bikes and the others on their road bikes. Outer Ring will be road bikes only. Looks like the rain is staying away so we will see you…
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