Go-Ride Racing and BBQ - Mon 31st Aug
A series of 4 events has been organised and details are advertised on the British Cycling website.
These are for children aged 6-12 and will include a number of races and skills tests. The first event in the series will be held on Monday 31st August from 2-4pm followed by a BBQ.
The other events will be held on Saturday mornings after the coaching on the following dates: Saturday 19th Sept, Sat 3rd Oct and Sat 17th October
Youth Go-Ride Coaching
The Go-Ride coaching will resume at Thorneyford Farm on Saturday 5th Sept and run for 7 weeks up to and including Sat 17th Oct.. The sessions will continue to use a combination of field and hard surfaces so mountain bikes or similar with gears will be required.
Venue:Thorneyford Farm, Kirkley, Ponteland, NE20 0AJ
Time: 8:45 - 9:45
Cost: £3 on the day
The coaches will split the riders into appropriate groups based on their ability.
NEW – Road Bike Coaching
For those keen to improve their road bike skills then a series of 4 coaching sessions has been organised. These will be on Sunday afternoon from 3-4pm starting on Sunday 11th October at Ponteland High School running for 4 weeks. For those not familiar with this venue we can close off and use the car parks which provide a good, local and safe facility.
Youth Club Ride
The youth club ride will depart from the farm at 10am on Saturdays following the coaching sessions, except on go-ride racing days! They will be a steady sociable ride either to a café or round trip back to the farm finishing ~1pm U12's need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian and consent forms must be completed.
Various racing opportunities are available locally for Road, Cyclo Cross and MTB. Please speak with one of the coaches if you would like more information or advice.
If you have any questions please contact myself or speak with one of the coaches.