Go-Ride Summer of Cycling – Saturday 27th August 2016

Saturday 27th August sees Stafford Road Club’s Go-Ride team host an open day to showcase the sport of cycling and the events which they regularly organise.

The event is based at Milford Common and will start at 10am, drawing to a close at 1pm.  The Summer of cycling event is all about capturing a festival atmosphere and showing the community how much fun cycling is.  There will be lots of fun competitions taking place such as:

– Track Stand competition
– Turbo Challenge
– Rollers Challenge
– Limbo Challenge
– Slalom Race
– Bike Jenga
– Name the bike parts

This is a free event, open to all not just club members and is an excellent opportunity to show-off your skills on two wheels, or just meet the coaching team from the club.  There are lots of prizes on offer, so please come along and take part.

 

For further information, please contact go-ride@staffordrc.org

Go-Ride Off-Road Coaching 17th August

The regular Go-Ride off-road coaching will take place this evening at the Tackeroo Campsite.  Sign-on is at 6:15:pm ready for a 6:30pm start.  Cost is £2 for Road Club Members, £4 for non members.

 

For more details click here or email go-ride@staffordrc.org

Dec/Jan cycling events dates for junior JETs club #StaffordRC

Stafford RC junior Jets club is laying on some more dates for young riders over the Christmas period. These events are open to children between the age of 7 and 15 and you do not have to be a Jets member to take part.

The dates for the extra sessions are below. Our two new coaches will be coaching these sessions and the good news is parents can join in too. So if you want some coaching moms and dads you will be more than welcome.
These sessions are to enable both Julie and Paul to deliver 6 sessions each before their 3rd assessment day on the 6th Feb. Obviously weather permitting.
12th december
19th December
2nd January
9th January
16th January
23rd January
30th January
All at Rowley park start time 1030 £2 per session, adults free 🙂

For info contact youth@staffordrc.org

Cycle coaching in Stafford – Youngsters

What: Go-Ride coaching sessions

When: Saturday mornings, from 10:15

Where: Rowley Park

Stafford Road Club (SRC) Go-Ride coaching sessions for youngsters aged 7-15 started on Saturday morning, 28th February, in Rowley Park. The sessions are run under the British Cycling ‘Go-Ride’ banner and aim to give young riders general bike skills as well as the opportunity for competitive racing. All coaches are qualified to Level 2 in Cycle Coaching and fully covered by British Cycling for insurance and child protection. Sessions for 2015 will run weekly every Saturday through to October at Rowley Park and riders and parents should turn up at 10.15am to sign on.

JETS Awards

Full details can be found at http://www.staffordrc.org/youth-section/go-ride-sessions/ or email youth@staffordrc.org As well as the coaching sessions, there are six Go-Ride Race events planned for the year, either in Rowley Park, or on Cannock Chase with plenty of chances for boys and girls to win medals and prizes. Go-Ride provides the first step onto the Performance Pathway – over 60% of riders on the Great Britain Cycling Team started out at Go-Ride Clubs. Stafford Road Club also have a dedicated youth section called JETS (Junior Expert Talent Squad), which gives access to additional events and coaching opportunities, for example British Cycling organised coaching at the new Derby Velodrome from March this year.