Youth Go-Ride

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Our youth section is known as Penge Go-Ride and meets most Saturdays during term time at Alexandra Junior School in Cator Road, Sydenham, SE26 5DS.

The youth section of the club currently has 50 members, aged between 5 and 16. Saturdays we have around 20-30 riders at the school and race days we about 70 children turning up and we are always looking for new members. Most of our riders are from Penge but we also have riders from Sydenham, Beckenham, Dulwich and South Norwood areas.

Why not come along and try out the club with a free session. Learn new bike skills, make new friends, get fitter, or even try racing.

The club is based at Alexandra Junior School, Cator Road, Sydenham. Sessions run most Saturdays (during term time).  Sign on from 10am, with the sessions running from 10:15am – 12:00pm.

We hold occasional sessions at Crystal Palace Park, South Norwood Country Park, Beckenham Place Park and Herne Hill Velodrome. So please check the calendar/event programme in case we are on a family ride or at a race.

What is Go Ride?
Go-Ride is British Cycling’s development programme for young people. The programme provides a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to the world of cycle sport and provides a platform to improve bike handling skills. This is done in a traffic free environment through a mixture of games, exercises and races.

Our club is affiliated to British Cycling, with its activities covered by BC Insurance.
All Coaches are trained to Level 1 or Level 2, have been DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked and have First Aid Certificates.

New Riders
If you are new to the sessions a parental consent form will need to be completed. You can do this now (print out, fill in and bring along to save time at registration) or you can fill in when you come along. The same form can be used for more than one child if you wish and the form is 2 pages long – BC Parental Consent HSBC

Membership
Please note the new membership rules start from September 2017 as our youth membership will be changing to match the adult side of the club. This means that after 3 sessions with us we require all riders to become a club member. If you still have not joined by that time then your subs will be increased to £5. (Normal subs are £3, free for first timers and £1 for coaches/helpers children).
All youth memberships can only be done online – here.

Youth Road Rides
We also offer Saturday youth road rides (to Greenwich – suitable 10yrs+) and Sunday rides (through the lanes – suitable 12yrs+).
You will need to complete a rider consent form – road-ride-parental-consent-formx2.
Also if you are thinking of joining any of our youth road rides we expect all adult and youth riders to have cycling insurance. Our club offers a discount with BC as we are affiliated with them if you look- here.

For all enquiries please email pengecc@gmail.com.

Youth Go-Ride sessions – Sat 23 March 2019

Next session at Alexandra Junior school will be Saturday 23 March. Sessions are at Alexandra Junior School on Cator Road, Sydenham. Registration starts at 10am (with sessions starting 10.15am) and running till 12pm. Please check the weather forecast and wear … Continue reading

Youth SLGRRL races round 5 – Sun 24 March

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Youth SLGRRL races round 4 – Sun 10 Feb + results

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Bigfoot to Brighton ride series – next ride Sunday 17th March

All info on Bigfoot website at www.bigfootgoriding.org – click on ‘B2B Info’ in the menu and have a careful read. Also you must register beforehand if coming on these rides – https://form.jotformeu.com/90045859458367

Youth SLGRRL races Round 3 – Sun 18 Nov + results

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Gnome and Back – Sept 29th 2018

Gnome and back Sept 29th. We have had to change to a new course due to terrain change. But it is very similar to old course on which our old records were set. Well done to Lucy on setting an … Continue reading

Youth SLGRRL races round 2 – Sat 13 Oct 2018 + results

Results + photos posted on SLGRRL Facebook page here. Youth South London Go-Ride Racing League 2018-19 Round 2 Saturday 13th October 2018 Venue: Alexandra Junior School, Cator Road, Sydenham, London SE26 5DS. Host club: Penge Go-Ride Entry fee: £4.00 per … Continue reading

The Team Cup – Sun 7 October @ Herne Hill

London Cyclo-Cross League races round 5 – Sunday October 7th @ Herne Hill. We are keen to get a good turnout from our Penge riders – as Penge will be using this race on Sunday 7th October to take on … Continue reading