Next youth go-ride session at Alexandra Junior School will be this Sat 28th April.
Alex Junior School is on Cator Road, Sydenham – with registration starting at 10am (with sessions starting 10.15am) and running till 12pm.
Please check the weather forecast and wear suitable clothing for the session – including cycling mitts/gloves, helmet – and bring a drink and snack.
(We have a tuck shop with snacks for sale at 50p at break time).
Subs are £3 for members and £5 for non-members for the session. Free for first timers.
South London Go-Ride Racing League
Round 7 is on Sat 12th May at Crystal Palace Park starting 10am.
For latest races/dates in our racing league go to Facebook.
Event programme for the Summer Term 2018 here.
The starter group for those on stabilisers and very young riders will start running soon. If you can help run this group – maybe with a parent’s rota – please get in touch. Info on whether this group is running will be included in the Friday update texts.
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.
Please note the new membership rules that started from September as our youth membership has changed to match the adult side of the club. This means that after your first free session and following 3 sessions with us if you still have not joined by that time then your subs will be increased to £5 per session.
All youth memberships can only be done online – here.
Youth Road Rides – members only
We offer youth road rides (for 10yrs+ on event programme) and Sunday rides (for 12yrs+, if interested email email@example.com).
You need to be a member with us as we do not charge subs for these rides. (If you are new to the club and wish to try a road ride before joining please let us know). A completed rider consent form must be filled in before your first ride with us – road-ride-parental-consent-formx2.
Saturday youth road rides now meet and finish at Cator Park (meeting in the middle of the park by the signpost) – leaving at 9am and riding to Greenwich (and maybe further to Tower Bridge) and back. The ride takes about 3hrs. These rides are suitable for 10yrs+ and will be about 16-20miles.
Parents to accompany their child or nominate another adult, no more than two children per adult. Riders can come unattended if you have organised this beforehand with Phil/Andy.
The riders need to have:
At least one bottle of liquid on their bike preferably two. NO BOTTLE NO RIDE
A snack to fuel them on the way round.
A spare inner tube for their bike, in case they have 650 wheels or mountain bike wheels.
Ideally a mobile with parent/guardian number.
Suitable clothing – lightweight waterproof, gloves, etc
Tyres need to be pumped up and the bike road worthy for the ride. OR NO RIDE
Cycling insurance. 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.