Youth Development / Go-Ride News

All the latest news about youth development and Go-Ride activities in the North East.

Expression of interest – Youth Tour of Scotland 2017

The Youth Tour of Scotland provides some of the best rider development opportunities in the calendar and the highest standards of competition.
The BCNE Board will support North East Development teams of 4 boys and 4 girls to take part in this event.

Teams will be supported by a Team Manager and Team Coach.
This year the race is the weekend 7th-10th April 2017.

A team of 4 boys and 4 girls will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Preference will be given to Youth A boys or Youth A/B girls.
  • Must hold a valid British Cycling racing licence which states North East as the rider's region.
  • Technical ability (assessed in races, Club Clusters of Training (CCT) sessions and Regional Schools of Racing (RSR)).
  • Attitude and commitment to teamwork as well as developing as a rider and competing at National Level in Road (assessed in races, regional cluster coaching sessions and Regional Schools of Racing).
  • Performance in other cycling disciplines will be considered as a secondary criteria

To be considered for this event, riders should send a brief cycling CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17th February 2017 to register their interest. The riders then selected will be notified by March 3rd with the selected teams then published on

WInter Road CCT sessions from October 2016.

The winter Club Clusters of Training (CCT) sessions will start on Thursday 6th October 2016 at Prissick. The session will be held weekly and are open to riders who will be Youth B, Youth A or Junior in 2017, are intending to race and want to improve their technical, tactical and physical abilities. The  cost of each session is £3. Please be ready to ride at 7 pm. Sessions finish at 9pm.

We would also like to encourage coaches interested in contributing to the sessions to come along.

MTB and Cyclocross CCT News

The MTB CCT sessions have now finished for 2016 and will return in the Spring of 2017. 

The cyclocross CCT sessions at Meadowfield Sports Centre will return in early September - look out for details nearer the time.