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2017 Mountain Bike Club Clusters of Training (CCT)

2017 Mountain Bike Club Clusters of Training (CCT) are starting from Wednesday 5th April at Hamsterley Forest. 
 
Riders to meet at the main visitors centre car park between 18:30 and 18:45 for a 19:00 start. Sessions will run for around 1.5 hours. 
 
For the first couple of weeks we will aim to finish by 20:30 and recommend riders bring lights whilst the evenings are still drawing out.
 
Sessions are aimed at Junior, Youth and Juvenile riders with a focus on racing and training.  

MTB Cluster Sessions

 

Mountain Bike cluster coaching/training sessions are now running every other Wednesday at 18:30 to 20:00/20:30. Venues will change so everyone should hopefully get a session near to home. The entry fee is £3.

Dates & Venues:

15th May @ Hamsterly Forest, Redford, Bishop Auckland DL13 3NL

29th May @ Thornyford Farm, Kirkley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland NE20 0AJ

12th June @ Laurance Jackson School, Church Ln, Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland TS14 6RD

 

Further session dates and venues to be added soon

 

At each session there will be two groups:

UNDER 23 MTB RACE TRAINING

To be suitable for this group you must:

- Be an U23, Junior or a Youth A with race experience

- Have a very good level of fitness

- Have experience of cycle racing and/or experience riding at trail centres

 

GIRLS MTB COACHING

To be suitable for this group you must:

-       Be female

-       Be an U14, U16 or a Junior

-       Have a good level of fitness

-       Have experience of cycle racing and/or experience riding at trail centres

 

 

Anyone who would like to come along could you please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your place a day or so before any given session to ensure we have the correct rider : coach ratio. Online entry will be available in the near future.

 

The sessions also really welcome Club Coaches, and so come along and be involved, share ideas, input etc. If you could let Alex know beforehand that you are interested in attending that would be most helpful.

One day to go! Please vote

Barnesbury Cycling Club are hoping to secure funding to build an urban Mountain Bike Trial at Gallagher Park in Bedlington, The more votes the park gets the better the chance of the downhill red and black route as well as the skills loop being built, the facility would be great for Mountain Biking in the region, encouraging newcomers and developing skills of more experience riders.  The closing date for voting is Friday 19th October.

Please vote for Gallagher Parks HERE

The postcode is NE227LA and it is a Northumberland CC park.

For full details of the £180,000 plans go to http://www.barnesbury-cc.co.uk/news/2012/detail/165/Big-Plans-for-Gallagher-Park

Once you have voted please pass onto anyone you know in the cycling community

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