Articles by Youth Cycle Sport

Riders’ Bikes: WyndyMilla Saw Doctor

15 September 2014

This exotic WyndyMilla TT bike is ridden by talented 16-year-old all-rounder Harry Paine. It’s a special bike, with a made-to-measure carbon frame, Shimano Di2 electric gears, and many top components. WyndyMilla’s Henry Furniss told us the story of the bike.

Harry Paine’s preparations for the National 10 Mile TT Champs

11 September 2014

16-year-old Harry Paine will compete in Saturday’s “GHS” National 10 Mile Time Trial Championship. Here’s how he has prepared for the race, and how time trialling fits into his overall cycle racing plans.

When dreams of a pro career end: Part Two

07 September 2014

In part two of his courageous feature, Luke Hattersley tells us what happened after he decided to stop cycle racing and end his ambition of becoming a pro. He gives his advice to help today’s ambitious youth riders, and his mum Jules gives her perspective too.

When dreams of a pro career end: Part One

04 September 2014

So many youth riders have their hearts set on a pro career. But only a tiny proportion of those riders will ever reach the highest level of the sport. Luke Hattersley tells us his own candid story about what happens when the dream ends.

Enter our Pro Cycling Trumps competition

03 September 2014

We’re big fans of Pro Cycling Trumps and their brilliant illustrations of today’s pro team riders. In our new competition you can win a unique prize: an A3-sized customised print of YOU drawn in the same style as the pros, plus runner-up prizes too!

Report: ride with Emma Trott plus Q&A session

20 August 2014

Young riders had a fantastic time cycling with Emma Trott in our “Ride with Emma” event. Then we interviewed her and held a Q&A session – read her straight-talking views & advice here.