Club Training

Kid’s Saturday Bike Club

For Children aged 3-18

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Kids Saturday Bike Club

The main sessions for young riders are at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre in Bradford, partly on our all weather pitches for skills and also on our custom built traffic free 820m road circuit. Ages range from approx three to sixteen. Sessions cost £5 for your first visit which includes membership. Then each week thereafter, it is £3.50 for the first child and £2.50 for each sibling. Prices vary for the evening sessions but generally range from £2.50 to £3. Children are welcome on any bike including stabilisers and balance bikes. Please bring your own bike and helmets must be worn at all times during the sessions. There are a limited number of bikes available to borrow on a first come, first served basis.

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Skills Award Session

The weather can be quite cold at Richard Dunn, especially in Winter so please ensure you have suitable clothing for the weather conditions. Gloves and warm clothing are essential in colder weather.

Running most Saturday mornings all year round from 10:30 am to approx 12.30 , we can offer something for all. There are two main options on a Saturday, the Skills Group and the Roadie Group. The skills group are mainly on the all weather pitches but also get a session on the traffic free road circuit every week and a monthly Time Trial around the full circuit. Anyone can join in the Skills group straight away but in order to take part in the Roadies Group, children must be at least 8 years old and have passed the clubs Bronze + Skills Test. Once passed, children can move freely from skills to roadies and vice versa. Roadies is not a progressions from skills, just a choice for children to take part in depending on what they enjoy.

Skills Group

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Wood Week – MTB Skills

We have a rolling programme of activities to keep the children engaged and these range from Skills awards from Bronze to Gold to  Time Trials/Competitions to Wood Skills (Wood skills are where we bring out planks, ramps and cycling see saws etc to develop off road skills). Each week the children all have the opportunity to ride on the cycle circuit.

Roadie Group

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Roadie Skills

Weekly Road racing skills for children who have passed the club’s Bronze Plus Skills test. Run each week on the cycle circuit, these include group riding, sprinting, cornering and bike handling skills as well as mini races etc.

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part of the Roadie Group

 

For more information on Saturday sessions, please contact Mike Healey. details are on the contact page.

Any alterations to this will be on the club’s Facebook Page:East Bradford Cycling Club on Facebook

Cyclo-Cross/Mountain Bike Training Friday Night at Richard Dunns

For Adults and Children Aged 6 and Up

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Practice Starts

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Friday Night Cyclo-Cross Training

Held through most of the year from 6,45 until 8.30pm, our two British Cycling Cyclo-Cross Coaches deliver a mixture of skills and cyclo-cross fitness sessions on Friday evenings. In addition our MTB Coach Joe Parker will be delivering sessions alongside. Children and adults are welcome although we recommend 6 years and up, especially in Winter when it is very cold. Check for updates on our Facebook page. Contact Mandy Parker for more information.

 Monday Night Winter Road Training – Mandys Mondays

For Kids Aged 11 to 18

Time: 6.45 – 8.30 pm.

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Multi Club Road training run by EBCC Coach Mandy Parker

Road training for riders aged 11 to 18 who are confident on a road bike from September to end of April each year.
This is a multi club session run by East Bradford but open to any rider within the age range and ability specified.
Approximately 30 riders take part every week. Again any alterations to dates will be postedon the Facebook page. This will run from September to End of April each year. Cancellations due to weather etc will be posted on Facebook and the Facebook site: Mandys Mondays

Thursday Night Roller Training at Farsley Farfield Primary School, Cote Lane , Farsley  LS28 5ED

For Adults and Children aged 7/8 and Up

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Roller training for speed and Core Strength, Turbos for power and strength.

7pm until 9pm September to End of April each winter.This is an excellent winter training session but is also very social. Suitable for children aged 8  up and adults.

Sessions vary from endurance to sprint sessions and always include fun skills with some core work thrown in. We have a great reputation for our riders skills on the rollers from riding no handed, to riding backwards and throwing bottles to each other. Check this out:

Skills Session One

Skills Session Two

Skills Session Three

Ladies Only Sessions

For Adults and Girls aged 12 and above accompanied by an adult. (No Men Allowed!)

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WWW. Women’s Wheelers and Wobblers Session run by East Bradford’s Cycling Clubs Women Coaches

Our ladies coaching/training sessions are back on at Richard Dunn Out door cycle circuit.
They from May until Mid-August every year .  There will be a small charge on the night- amount TBA
Access is off Sunny Bank Road via the rear entrance to the centre which is off the Bradford Ring Road.
Just turn up at 6.45 on the night until 8.30. In addition, we will also be arranging club rides as well.