North of England Update

North of England entries are open now for all categories including U8 up.

While Under 8/10/12 can enter on the day, youths and upwards must pre enter and there will be no entry on the day.

Entries close on Monday 26th November 2018.

This is your chance to ride the iconic Peel Park course.

ENTER HERE

If you would like to help set up or marshal please email ycca@hotmail.co.uk ASAP

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Fox Valley Trek/Eleconline Summer Series Presentation Evening

Time to push the FOX VALLEY TREK/ELECONLINE Summer series presentation evening!

Venue: The New Tyke, Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3DG
Date/Time: Friday 30th August, 7.30pm start
Tickets: £10 (under 12s £5)
To book, please email Fred Rothwell at fredrothwell@hotmail.co.uk 

There are no trophies for the summer series, but all the series prize money will be presented across the various categories. As in previous years, the overall standings will be based on riders top 5 scores from the 7 event series, and as in previous years we are planning to take the prizes down to recognise all who completed 5 events. The evening will include the presentations, buffet, music etc; it’s also an opportunity to chat about the incoming winter season, we will let you know about any changes and the overall plans for what looks like a busy season.
Many, many thanks to Fox Valley Trek and Eleconline for sponsoring the series, their support has made it possible to maintain a good prize list, despite participation numbers being down this year.


We are still struggling to complete the final standings, awaiting some outstanding result info from chip timing, and consequently complete the prizes. Watch the website, it will appear asap.

 

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Funeral Details – Peter Milsom, YCCA Chairman

Following the sad loss of YCCA chairman Peter Milsom, the family have asked we post the funeral details:

Friday 30th August at 2.20pm:
Wakefield Crematorium,
Stand bridge Lane,
Kettlethorpe,
Crigglestone,
Wakefield, WF4 3JA

And afterwards at Ossett Cricket & Bowling Club
Dimple Wells Road, Ossett, WF5 8JT.
Family flowers only, and donations would be appreciated for prostrate cancer.

Peter was a long, long serving member of YCCA, and a life member of British Cycling. The life membership being awarded to Peter in recognition of delivering the world Cyclo cross championship, the last time it was staged here in the UK. That was back in 1992 in Roundhay Park, Leeds. The weekend was a huge success and Peter was rewarded for all his hard work and commitment, by witnessing GB junior Roger Hammond lifting the world title, in front of a huge crowd. Peter was also an enthusiastic competitor and was a part of the successful Calder Clarion squad, competing every week in Yorkshire events, while at the same time organising events in the Wakefield area. As today it was very much a family contribution, sons Richard and Paul starting their involvement,which continues to this day, and wife Joan standing on the finishing line in all weather carrying out the ‘clipboard scoring’.
Peter will be very sadly missed by all, and YCCA thank him for his valuable contribution for over half a century.

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Upcoming Dates for your Diary

We have some confirmed dates for your diaries, including the all important summercross presentation evening after the final round at Wyke on the 31st July. Don’t forget to add these to your diary! More details on the presentation evening in due course.

Tuesday 20th August, 7.30-9.30PM – Committee Meeting, Middleton Urban Bike Hub

Tuesday 27th August, 7.30-9.30PM – Organisers Forum, Middleton Urban Bike Hub

Friday 30th August, 7.30PM – Presentation Evening, New Tyke, Thornton

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YCCA Round 4 Killinghall 19th June 2019 Parking Info

Parking Info:

Parking:

Killinghall Moor Country Park, Harrogate.

Main carpark: take Crowbery Drive off the Skipton Road A59, signed from there on up to Killinghall Moor Country Park. Please park carefully, this car park will become very full and last year we needed to get access for ambulance and it was blocked by careless racers.

Good alternative parking can be found by taking Oltey Road B6162, turn of at Harlow Moor Road, leads to Cromwell Road, leads to Pennypot Lane. Ignore All the road closed signs and turn right at Youngs Drive. There is a height barrier here so be careful. Plenty of parking and it’s next to top end of course. (the Pennypot Lane section is part of the World Champs finishing circuit). Note there is no access to this route via Pennypot Road, it is closed for building works.

 

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Trek Segafredo Tour De Yorkshire Team Night

Our new joint summer series sponsors, TREK FOX VALLEY, are hosting the TREK-SEGAFREDO Women’s team on Wednesday the 1st May at 7PM.

The team will be present, signing autographs and answering questions – you will be able to see them in action over the weekend in the Women’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Pop along and meet the Trek women, including Yorkshire’s very own Lizzie Deignan.

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Vive le Cross Nocturne Races

The dates for this year’s Vive le Cross Nocturne Series are here! The series is a night time cyclo-cross series open to all levels, from novice to elite.

All races held at Costello Stadium, Anlaby Park Road, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU4 6XQ

Race Timings: U12 – 18:30, Youth – 18:50, Sen/Vet/Women – 19:40

2019 Calendar:

27th February 2019

13th March 2019

27th March 2019

For more information, see here.

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And the winners are… YCCA Awards Dinner 2019

And the winners were….

Yorkshire Cyclo-Cross Association Outstanding Rider of the Year Award – Matt Taylor – Undefeated in every Yorkshire points race, podium results in National Trophy’s, 4th overall National u23 Series.

Outstanding Young Rider of the Year – Jenson Young – Winner of the National Cyclo-Cross junior series – 1 win and 4 podiums in total. 3rd in National Championships.

Outstanding Vet Rider of the Year – Alison Kinloch – Winner of the Yorkshire Winter Series (vet women) 3rd National series and 4th National Championships.

Frank the Flute award went to Ian Spencer of Shibden Cycle Club for services to Cyclo-Cross above and beyond the call of duty – Runs the Wyke facility and Shibden CC Race Team, organised several races this year and invests much time and financial support developing Cyclo-Cross in Yorkshire.

Chapeau all! – worthy winners. A terrific evening, thanks to the Dubrovnik Hotel Bradford, our compere and man on the mike – Matt Payne, who conducted an in depth, frank and open satellite linked interview with Tom Pidcock who couldn’t be with us due to race commitments in Belgium (Good luck today Tom!). Jenson Young also unable to attend due to race/training duties. uncle Chris Young accepting the trophy on his behalf.

 

Thanks also to comperes Fred Rothwell, Andy Whitworth and for satellite duties – Phil Ingham.

 

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Last Call – Dubrovnik Celebration Dinner 2019

There’s only a week to go now until our glittering gala awards dinner on Saturday 23rd Feb! Not only have we some tickets left, but we have also arranged a ‘live’ satellite link up with the current National Cyclo-cross, under 23 European, and now World under 23 Cyclo-Cross Champion… Tom Pidcock!

 

Tom has been a previous winner of our, soon to be awarded – ‘Young Outstanding Rider’ award, and ‘Outstanding Rider of the Year’ award.

Tom will be interviewed by our guest speaker Matt Payne, who will field a series of questions to Tom from our guests.
Please start thinking about what you’d like to ask Tom now!
Eat your heart out BBC Question Time….

 

Tickets are £20 each, to book your seat, or why not a table for your family/pals…

Contact Tony Wild to book – TonyWild2703@Gmail.com
Please state if you require a vegetarian option.

Travelling from afar? Or just fancy making a night of it? Why not book a room at the Dubrovnik Hotel?
http://www.dubrovnik.co.uk/

Saturday 23rd February

Dubrovnik Hotel
3 Oak Avenue, Bradford,
West Yorkshire.
01274 543511
sales@dubrovnik.co.uk

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YCCA Celebration Dinner – 23rd February 2019

And the winners of the Outstanding Cyclo-Crossers of the Year are…..
We couldn’t possibly say, we haven’t been handed the shiny gold envelopes yet… You’ll just have to come along to the YCCA glittering awards dinner at The Dubrovnik Hotel, Bradford on Saturday 23rd Feb to find out!
Once again, we are to attend Bradford’s Dubrovnik Hotel in this, the 60th year of the YCCA’s existence to honour our 2018 Outstanding riders in 3 categories –
Outstanding Rider, Outstanding Young Rider and Outstanding Veteran Rider.
Guest speaker will again be Matt Payne! Our favourite man on the mike, after Fearless Fred of course…
19:00 hrs for 19:30 hrs.
Smart casual dress, posh frocks, lounge suits. Black tie optional.
Tickets are £20 per person.
Our ‘online’ ticket booking service is now open –
Please contact Tony Wild (TonyWild2703@Gmail.com) to reserve your places, and advise if you require a vegetarian meal option. Payment on the night please. (Also available to contact via Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp).
Hurry now… They are selling like ‘hot cakes’! Don’t delay, we may have to set up a ‘reserve’ list…
The YCCA Committee look forward to seeing you there!
In the meantime, feast your eyes, and give respect for our previous winners!
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North of England Closes Monday

The closing date for the North-of England Championships is on Monday. Under 14s and above must pre-enter so get your entries in so you don’t miss the opportunity of riding at the iconic Peel Park Venue.

Enter here: Enter here for North of England

Under 12s can either pre enter or enter on the day.

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