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Youth Tour of Scotland 5th-8th April 2014: North East Team Selection Criteria

Please note, these selection criteria specifically relate to the Youth Tour of Scotland only.

Using the selection criteria outlined below, a team of 4 boys and a team of 4 girls will be selected to represent the Northeast region in this event. The Team Manager, supported by the Coach, will select teams. They will prepare riders for the event and support them at the event. The event web site is at: www.bicycles.org.uk/ytos/

The Tour of Scotland will take place from the 5th -8th April 2014. Please note that the scheduling of this race will require riders to travel during the day on Friday the 5th April and return on the evening of Monday 8th of April.

This event will be subsidised from funds raised by the Y&JDW so that the cost to riders will not be greater than 50% of the total cost of the activity. An indicative cost to riders is £100 - the confirmed costs will be available on the 26th February 2014, but will not differ much from this indicative cost.

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British Cycling North East Team for the Youth Tour of Scotland: Team Manager and Coach Selection Process

The Youth Tour of Scotland provides some of the best rider development opportunities in the calendar and the highest standards of competition. The Youth and Junior Development Workgroup (Y&JDW) of the BCNE Board will support teams of 4 boys and 4 girls to take part in this event

In addition to the fantastic opportunities these events present for some of the region's youth riders, this is also a great development opportunity for aspiring team managers and coaches.

The Y&JDW will be appointing a Team Manager and a Coach for this event.

Read more: British Cycling North East Team for the Youth Tour of Scotland: Team Manager and Coach Selection...

New Road Training Sessions for Junior and A&B Youth Riders


New for Winter 2013 -2014


This Winter North East Club Coaches, Regional and Talent Development are coming together to deliver a programme of Weekly road training sessions alongside a curriculum of British Cycling workshops every 4-6 weeks.


The road training sessions will run start on October 25th at Middlesborough Cycle Circuit on Friday evenings 7-9pm until March 2014.

The sessions will combine endurance, strength and speed training alongside on bike skill development and will provide an opportunity for ambitious riders to train hard and train smart in a fun, safe floodlit environment. The sessions will combine bunch work, individual and team efforts as well as exercises that riders can learn and use in their own individual training.


The sessions are for Junior, Youth A and B male and female riders from across the North East region and will cost £3 per rider. Older ‘expert’ riders are also invited to attend the session.


Attending riders should be actively racing regionally on the road, track or mountain bike and should have experience of riding in groups and riding chain gang.


Structured Winter Road Training Sessions

Friday Evenings 7-9pm Starting October 25th  - March 2014

Middlesborough Cycle Circuit, Marton Road, Middlesborough TS7 8AR


First Workshop ‘The Racing Pathway’ 22nd November – On Workshop dates the road session will run 7-8.15pm. The Workshop will follow the road session.


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Hope to see you there!

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