Opportunities for Youth Development
The club membership for U16 is set as £1 per year
New younger club members can obtain a FREE British Cycling Silver membership and Race Licence which enables the rider to compete in age specific categories of Youth A - E competitions held countrywide. Locally - regular racing is held at the Mountbatten Centre outdoor D-shaped track and a little further afield in Winchester Park & Ride. The British Cycling website for events have further details.
Coaching sessions - attended and delivered by various local coaches - are delivered at the Havant & South Downs College - South Downs site (see image below). Sessions are every other Saturday 9 - 11:30am throughout the year. Bike handling, group riding and apsects of racing are delivered. A separate starter group 'GoRide Gears' is provided where riders of any early age can attend as long as they can ride without stabilisers. New riders will require a parental consent form - available from the site on the day or can be downloaded from the British Cycling website and handed to the coaches. Further details can be provided by our coaches who attend and from the South Downs College U18 Cycle Coaching facebook page.
As required coaching sessions can also be arranged using the Mountbatten Centre Outdoor Track
Havant & South Downs College - South Downs site
The Mountbatten Centre Outdoor Track
For further details please contact any of our coaches.