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Coaching and Go Ride events

Stephen McIntosh will be holding coaching sessions fortnightly at Bedlington's Gallagher Park. Dates from 13th March 2010 at 1.15 pm. Please view our poster for full details

The Barnesbury Cycling Club are promoting a Go Cross event on the afternoon of Saturday the 8th of May 2010, at Gallagher park, Bedlington.  The event consists of an under twelves race, a youth race (12-16 years), and a novice/junior/womens/vets race. 

 For those  not familar with Go Cross events they are entry level competition, designed for people have not raced before.  Therefore they are an ideal place to start.  So if you have youngsters keen to start biking why not come along and have a go.  The regulations state you can use any type of bike as long as it is in good working condition.  You will need a helmet.  These are off road events, for people not familar with cyclo cross.Further details available from the British Cycling website.  You don't have to be a BC member to compete. The event complements what the Barnesbury are already doing in Gallagher Park.

Fortnightly coaching sessions are now up and running, next session saturday the 27th of March at 1.15pm (Gallagher Park).  And on the other saturdays the barnesbury are holding club runs, approximately 2 hours duration at a steady pace.  There is a policy however that under twelves can't attend club runs.  this is due to safety constraints, but any seniors, juniors or 12 to 16 years old are most welcome on club runs.

  The Barnesbury Cycling club is a youth developement club(Go_ride Club) a scheme set up by the British Cycling Federation.  The club has relevant child protection procedures in place, etc., etc.  So if you are a young rider living in South East Northumberland, the Barnesbury is the club for you.

Saturday the 1st of May 2010 Clubrun
Saturday the 8th of May 2010 Open Cyclo Cross event

Saturday the 22nd of May 2010 Youth Coaching session
Saturday the 29th of May 2010 Clubrun
Saturday the 5th of June 2010 Youth Coaching Session
Saturday the 12th of June 2010 Clubrun
Saturday the 19th of June 2010 Youth Coaching session.

25th September,23rd October, 20th November,18th December.

Go Ride Cross  events are on:-

9th October,6th November,4th December.

The starting time is always 1.15pm on a Saturday. 


View poster for details

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