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Youth and Junior Activities

Post by Woolfie on Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:03 pm

A quick summary of events that our youth and junior riders may wish to be aware of. If you are going to any, please post and then you can join up with other club members, or even encourage others to go along.

MTB
Friday Night Summer Series (Weekly, Fridays). Leicestershire based, no u12s. Non-technical, basically summer CX on a MTB. http://fnssmtb.com/
Midlands XC (Monthly, Sunday). Regional level racing for all ages.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Midlands-XC-MTB-Series/150199745091893?fref=ts
National Series (Monthly, Over weekend). Starts March in Sherwood Pines, u12s sometimes available. http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/nationalmtbxcseries

Coaching: We intend to have specific mtb / cx and road coaching sessions locally - watch out for details.

Road
Darley Moor (Monthly-ish, Sat), No web page, see BC event planner.
Mallory (Weekly, Tuesdays), Youth only, http://www.malloryparkrrleague.co.uk/
Mallory (Weekly, Thursdays), Juniors, Seniors http://www.malloryparkrrleague.co.uk/

For Juniors (16 to 18) there is the local RR league
https://www.facebook.com/groups/606279999444726/
For fast Juniors there is a regional RR league, generally cat 2 standard https://www.facebook.com/groups/emrrl/
For really fast Juniors there is the national series Junior: http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/juniorroadseries

For Youths there are:
National Series (Monthly-ish, weekend), includes u12s
Youth: http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/youthcircuitseries

Track
Forest Town Track at Mansfield (Weekly, Mondays). All ages, Fixed wheel track bike required, but younger riders can freewheel. https://www.facebook.com/ForestTownTrack?fref=ts
Derby Track Cluster: From Easter onwards - watch for details to be published
For advanced accredited riders there will be BC performance pathway run sessions at Derby - TBA

Time Trials
Club tt's. Over 12s only. See club tt events calendar.

Misc
British Schools Cycling Association http://www.bsca.org.uk/ all disciplines (Annual)

Youth rides
Once a month - see the newsletter for details

Whitworth Park Coaching for 4 to 12 year olds
See newsletter and website calendar for dates.

Please post up yourself if you are going to races and want to know if others are going - its always much more fun when there's a friendly face there. Also, finally, it would be great to see more riders/parents posting on here telling us what they're doing. It encourages others, it's great when we see what others are doing.

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