Astley and Tyldesley begin pre-season training


Astley and Tyldesley Cycle Speedway Club begin their on-track pre-season training this forthcoming Sunday 3 February.

Image of Astley and Tyldesley CSC rider in action.The sessions will be held at the cycle speedway track at the Astley & Tyldesley Miners' Welfare Club, Meanley Road, Gin Pit, Tyldesley, M29 7DW and are open to all club members and prospective new members. First session at 2 pm is for U-13 riders, followed by the session for 13s and over starting at 3pm.

There will also be floodlit sessions for the same groupings on Tuesday 5 February, at 7pm and 8pm respectively, plus a further floodlit coaching session for the club's regular team riders on Thursday 7 February at 7pm.

These sessions will continue every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday (weather permitting) until the first home league match on Sunday 17 March, when Astley & Tyldesley take on Bury in Northern League fixtures at Gin Pit.

Newcomers of all ages, experience and ability will be most welcome to try out the exciting sport of cycle speedway. Riders are required to be fully covered from the neck down. The club has bikes and helmets to loan out to riders for the on-track sessions. For further details, please visit the club's website at or simply roll up to the track 15 minutes before the start of the session.