Articles by Youth Cycle Sport

Interview: Victoria Pendleton on motivating young riders

29 May 2014

Victoria Pendleton is simply one of the world’s most successful sprinters ever. We asked her advice about how youth racing cyclists can overcome obstacles, and about how girls can avoid the common drop-off from sport in their teenage years.

Interview: Matt Walker, MTB Downhill national champion

27 May 2014

National champion Matt Walker is one of the most exciting young MTB Downhill riders in the UK. Now on the Madison Saracen Development Team, he tells us about his racing and his aims for 2014 having moved up to the Youth category.

Win a cycling jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy

21 May 2014

Are you aged 16 or under and do you have a great question to ask Sir Chris Hoy? We’ll include the best questions in our Q&A with Sir Chris, and include you in a draw to win a cycling jersey signed by the man himself.

Tri-Knights – introducing triathlon into primary schools

16 May 2014

Castle Triathlon Series has developed a new school programme called Tri-Knights. It’s the first curriculum-linked triathlon resource for primary schools. We asked Castle’s MD Brian Adcock all about it.

Setting up drop handlebar bikes for young riders – Parts 5 to 7

28 April 2014

Here are Parts 5 to 7 of our major video feature showing how to set up a drop handlebar bike for a young rider. Work through the whole seven-part feature to give your child a great overall riding position.

Setting up drop handlebar bikes for young riders – Parts 1 to 4

25 April 2014

In this comprehensive feature we show how to set up a drop handlebar road, track or cyclocross bike for a young rider. Our guide tackles every stage of setting up the riding position in seven separate videos.