Tour of Britain 2020 comes to St Austell!

The Cornwall Stage of the Tour of Britain was launched today! Peter, Doug, Stephen, Bob and I attended the launch at Chy Trevail by Cornwall Council. Representatives from the Tour of Britain including Andy Hawes, the Course Director presented Stage 1 of the Tour of Britain which will take place on Sunday, 6th September, 2020. It’s all very exciting and the Club already has some great ideas about how we can celebrate the tour coming […]

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Another Successful Day At Woody’s Bike Park

During August, the Youth Academy arranged for a day at Woody’s Bike Park, a local venue with some amazing trails for all ages and skills. This was our second ‘Holiday Club’ coaching young riders from the Academy and others from further afield. The Club’s Coaches were joined by Martin Beck from Your Ride to offer riders a full day learning new skills and, most importantly, having fun. Riders learned a variety of different skills coached […]

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Bike Park Wales Again? Yes Please!!

If you’ve never been to BPW, it is an absolute must for every MTB rider, whatever you ride! Monday, 19th August, 4:30 am There’s nothing nice about getting up at that time of the morning but was tend to open the eyelids is the thought that you’re going to spend the whole day riding downhill in one the UK’s best bike parks. This was the Club’s third trip to BPW in 2019 and there’ll be […]

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Taking an early bath!

The great thing about riding off road in our area is the amazing variety of terrain and technical challenge. There’s always something unexpected. On a recent Club MTB ride we found ourselves, after refreshment of coffee and cake at Heligan, enjoying expansive views across open countryside and a sparkling sea. It just could not get any better! But, then it did! Starting our descent into Pentewan we spotted six baths. There were six riders and […]

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Autumn Term Coaching at Poltair begins 14th September

The St Austell Wheelers Youth Academy is excited to announce and confirm that coaching begins on Saturday, 14th September at 9:30 am. After an amazing year last year when so many riders developed their skills with the Club’s Coaches, the Club is looking forward to welcoming Junior Club Members and new riders to Poltair School, our coaching base.

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Track Day – 20th July, 2019

Organised by Wadebridge Coasters, the Track Day was a focus for our Youth Academy riders who are always up for a race. Riders competed in: Year 1 Balance Bike Race; Year 4 Keirin; Year 1 Scratch Race; Year 3 Team Pursuit; Year 5 Keirin; Year 8 Madison; Year 3 Elimination Race; Year 1 Team Sprint; Year 2 Elimination Race; Year 8 Keirin; Year 3 Team Sprint; Year 5 Team Pursuit; Year 8 Longest Lap. An […]

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