Perth & Kinross Council Sports Development

Perth and Kinross Council Sports Development Team are bringing 7 Days of Sport to you from August 28th – 3rd September. The programme offers open sessions at local clubs for any age or ability to get involved in sport. Over the past 6 weeks we have been pulling together as many activities as possible to make sure there’s something for…

New Coaching Calendar

This next block of Tay Titans coaching will take on a slightly different format with a return to an old venue. Please see calendar page for dates and content of each session. Further details of the changes and some of the reasons for changes below too. The coaches have decided to progress with this new…

Summer Camp Pictures

Thought you might like to see some pictures from the Get Involved Cycling Summer Camp last week, organised by Perth and Kinross Council’s Active Schools and Sports Development Team. Mike, Scot and myself were involved over the three brilliant days with 31 youths.  First day was at the Track in Caird Park, Dundee learning how…

Tay Titans Autumn Sessions

Hi All, The Tay Titans Autumn Sessions will start on Monday 12th August. Please note a new time for all sessions will be from 6.45pm to 8pm. All riders must ensure that they arrive for 6.45pm. This will allow us time to get you signed in, bikes and helmets checked, so we can get riding…

No Session Monday 5th August 2013

Sorry, no session tomorrow 5th August 2013.  Dunkeld and Perth All the coaches are having a meeting in Dunkeld to discuss the session program and a few other things Should be back hopefully next week. If anyone is one the Schools Cycling Camp, will see you Tuesday, I am the minibus driver. Looking forward to…

No Session tonight – Kit Update

Hi all, there are no sessions on tonight, Monday 29th July 2013, will get back to you when I know the next date.   Everyone is on holiday just now.  The coaches are having a meeting next Monday, 5th August to sort out the Autumn calendar.  The goods news is the jerseys are in production. I…

Kinnoull and Birnam on tonight – Meeting Tuesday

Hi all, 2 sessions tonight, there will be a coaching session tonight at Birnam Recreation ground with Scot and a guided ride session on Kinnoull/Deuchney with the TCL’s, 7.00pm to 8.30pm Also a reminder that there is a Titans meeting tomorrow night Tuesday, in the Bankfoot Church Hall from 7.00pm See you Ken

For info around the club

Hi All, If you’ve not already done so, then check out our Facebook page for regular and up the minute updates of what is going on in the club: http://www.facebook.com/groups/TayTitans/ A few dates for your diary: There will be no road ride this coming Friday (24th May) MTB XC Race Training continues tonight at the Hermitage…

Please help support the track league in Dundee

From Martin Harris at Discovery JCC. Caird Park track league. Please help support the track league in Dundee. Thursdays 6:30 bikes can be made available. Some fixed wheel experience required. We can help with that at Discovery JCC if required. We have a number of riders who have ridden at the SCH Velodrome in Glasgow, so this…

New Colours

Hi, thought you might like to see some of the fantastic new artwork, Kath has designed for us. I have ordered 2 x 10 foot banners today, should be ready for the mini downhill event Ken  

Thank you from Kath McCall

Well I did it – 81 miles on my bike! What an amazing experience and fantastic atmosphere. Fantastic feeling being able to use all the road, was able to fly round some corners, well ok maybe just bit faster! Great support from local people, despite the rain at Schiehallion, people were still cheering everyone on….

Bike for Sale

Daniel Martelat’s bike for sale: Here are the specs: The bike is green; 54” size – medium. I am 5” 8. It is a Carrera Magnesium frame; Shimano 105 gear cassette, Shimano ring set (50 /34); Shimano 105 Brakes and gear changes; Carbon fork; narrow handle bar; Look pedals 2 Red bottle cages aluminium. Total…

Etape Sponsorship

From Kath Having just started road cycling last year, have given myself a new challenge this year and doing the Etape Caledonia. The weather has done no favours to my training but determined to do my best. As well as a new challenge I will raise some money for a very good cause – Marie…

HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE CYCLING FESTIVAL

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I am sure you all know we are in the middle of the Highland Perthshire Cycling Festival at the moment but just to remind you there are still lots of great things to go.   Tonight Wednesday    Escape Route Back of Nature – quick paced ride xc.  6.30 Escape Route, Pitlochry   Tonight Wednesday     By…

Muckmeddon Events

Please spread the word about these events, From Aaron Gray: I just wanted to keep you abreast on the two brand new mountain bike events I’m organising this year after the success of Muckmedden 2012http://youtu.be/X3dw9-760J0 – which you very kindly promoted and helped at last year. Both events for 2013 are brand new and totally different from each other – and any…

Help! at Enduro event 4th May 2013

from Scot, Could you send around a plea for help from parents and those over 16 in the Tay Titans. We need help for Marshall duties at this weekend’s Enduro MTB event in Dunkeld. Contact Kat Brown direct on Kat Those helping will get lunch, t-shirt and free entry into another HPC event in the…

Monday 6th May – Tay Titan’s Fun Night

Hi all, just a quick reminder about next Monday’s Tay Titans Fun Night.  It’s on Monday 6th May at Dunkeld Recreation ground , 6pm to 8pm not 6.30 as on poster). It’s a great way to get involved in the club, and to have fun on bikes! Monday 6th May at Dunkeld Recreation ground , 6pm to 8pm…

Podium Places For Tay Titans

A great day for Tay Titans – podium places for both our riders at the Newmilns round of the Scottish Mini Downhill Series!! Harry Cox and Ed Yearsley were our riders for the day, and both enjoyed the practice runs. Harry (competing in the U14 Category) had a wee bit of drama when he popped…

Training Sessions Update

Over the next three months I will also be running 10 race specific open training sessions. These will be held at Craigvinnean and meeting at the Hermitage Car Park – Start 6.30pm sharp – Finish 8pm Other coaches and TCL riders welcome. Riders should be 12 years old or over and actively racing in SXC or other…

Subscriptions Problems

Sorry, Paying memberships – I have just corrected the mandatory issues getting past the Disability section. If you have No Disability, it will bypass it know. Also if trying to enter Date of Birth, click on the little red calendar at the side and use that to find the date. It’s a bit fussy about…

Race Training and Coaching for the Tay Titans

Race Training and Coaching for the Tay Titans If you are planning to race in 2013 and beyond and are looking for some extra coaching to get your fitness level up and race skills honed, then we are about to start some race specific training. The coaching will involve a degree of commitment from the…

Clarion Youth Cyclo-cross Race

Clarion Youth Cyclo-cross Race Date – Sunday 24th February Venue – Linlithgow Leisure Centre, Kettil’stoun Mains, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 6SQ ( View map ) Enter on line at: http://goo.gl/m77Bv Online Entry FAQs Online entry method: First come first served Download Entry Form or post cheques to: Event organiser:Mr Matthew Ball 106 Avontoun Park LINLITHGOW GB EH49 6QQ 07989597175 Cheques payable…

Meeting Reminder

Hi all, a reminder that we are having a meeting next Tuesday night at 7.00pm (Note: 7.00pm), 12th February 2013 in the Bankfoot Church Centre. To find it – go along Prieston Road (opposition the Bankfoot Inn) and turn left onto Tullibelton Road. Follow the road until you have just left the village, the entrance is on the…

Subscribe to receive e-mail’s

Hi, all, I have activated a new service for you to receive a e-mail every time a new post is made on this website. At  the bottom right of any page, all you have to do is just enter your e-mail address to activate this service. An activation e-mail will be sent to you to…

Mountain Bike Orienteering event in Strathearn

Dear All We now have a date for a Mountain Bike Orienteering event in Strathearn. Sunday 26th May. HQ will be Strathearn Community Campus. I am running the event as part of the Scottish Mountain Bike Orienteering Spring Series. Details on smbo.org.uk Even more details on mountain bike orienteering as a whole with lots of…

Perth Criterium – Youth Tour of Scotland

[mappress mapid="5"] Scottish Cycling have published details of the 2013 Youth Tour of Scotland, This year will include a city centre criterium. the route is shown on the map. Details from BC website: This Youth Tour of Scotland follows on from the very successful 2012 Race. This race is open to Youth A boys only…

Upcoming Local No Fuss Event

This Enduro will be a fun and, at times, a challenging ride of approximately 58km mostly off road, taking place around the Highland Perthshire village of Dunkeld.  The exact route will remain a secret until nearer the time and no practice will be allowed.  The route takes in some lung puffing uphills, technical downhills, fast fire…

Tay Titans Meeting

[mappress mapid="1"]We have rescheduled the cancelled meeting to 12th February 7.30pm at Bankfoot To find the church centre, turn opposite the Bankfoot Inn onto Prieston Road. At the end turn left over the small bridge onto Tullibelton Road. Just as you are leaving the village, the new Church Centre is on your right.   Ken

The Van and the Clan

A great wee film featuring members of “The Clan” (members of ‘The Clan’, Danny MacAskill’s famous stunt biking team) entered into the Fort William Mountain Festival Film Competition. If you enjoy, please click like on the FWM Facebook page. Also has a wee cameo from one of the Tay Titan youth riders that we coach.  Big…

Bike For Sale Trek 52cm

Bike for sale:   52cm Trek Ultegra Compact Group set (triple front rings) Sloping tube Cost £1400, 18 months ago, looking for £600, open to a little negotiation Contact Stan Stewart    or contact Ken (and I will give you his telephone Number)    

Sold*Bike for Sale*Sold

*Bike now sold * I have placed an add on Gumtree for a Raleigh 50. Red bike it is in very good condition; an excellent winter training bike; shimano 105; compact rings 50/38; mud guard included and bottle cages; I shall also include some powerful lights and battery – although these are old fashion and heavy…