Leeds Beckett CC

If you are a student at Leeds Beckett University and interested in cycling then there are a number of options available to you:

Racing
  • In order to compete in BUCS cycling events (Hill Climb, 10mile Time trial, 25mile Time trial, 3-UP Time Trial, Downhill MTB and Road Race) you should join Leeds Beckett Athletic Union as a Cycling member.
  • You can find information about the races on the cycling section of the BUCS website: www.bucs.org.uk/cycling/ 
  • To enter then request to join the Leeds Triathlon Centre Facebook group and post a message: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509449585751197/
Training
  • If you are a competitive cyclist and have a British Cycling Racing License (Elite, 1st Cat, 2nd Cat, 3rd Cat or 4th Cat) you can join Leeds Beckett Athletic Union as a Cycling member, buy a Sports Pass, join the Leeds Triathlon Centre Facebook group and we will invite you to join with appropriate sessions and group rides. We've included an example winter and summer training week below.
  • Whatever your experience you can join our partner Alba Rosa Cycling Club: http://albarosacc.com/ Formed in 2012, albaRosa is a fresh and friendly new Leeds based BC Affiliated Cycling Club; all new cyclists are very welcome.The club is well organised and annual membership is just £15.
  • The University of Leeds has a well established cycling club. More information can be found here: http://www.leedsuniversityunion.org.uk/clubsandsocieties/sports/cycling/ .  They have groups for a range of abilities.  You can go along and try a few rides to get to know people and if you enjoy it join (they accept members who aren't from University of Leeds).

Winter Training Sessions

  1. Wednesday 1300-1600 - Bike Session, Group Ride with triathletes - meet at the Garages, Leeds Beckett
  2. Thursday 1400-1600 - Cyclo-Cross Session at Leeds Beckett Campus - meet at the Garages, Leeds Beckett
  3. Thursday 1730-2000 Bike Session on turbos in CRI Hall, Leeds Beckett
  4. Saturday 0930-1230 arrange a discipline specific session with other squad members via Facebook Group (e.g. cyclo-cross, hill climb, MTB)
  5. Sunday 1000-1330 Bike Session, Group Ride with triathletes - meet at the Garages, Leeds Beckett

Spring/Summer Training Sessions

  1. Tuesday 1830-2030 Lawnswood Chaingang
  2. Wednesday 1300-1630 Bike Session, Group Ride with triathletes - meet at the Garages, Leeds Beckett
  3. Thursday 1830-2030 Lawnswood Chaingang
  4. Saturday 0930-1230 arrange a discipline specific session with other squad members via Facebook Group (e.g. Time Trials intervals)
  5. Sunday 1000-1330 Bike Session, Group Ride with triathletes - meet at the Garages, Leeds Beckett

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