We are the Wallace Warriors

The Warriors are the junior section of Stirling Bike Club for boys and girls aged 8-17.

Who we are

The Wallace Warriors are the junior section of Stirling Bike Club for boys and girls aged 8-17. The club has British Cycling’s Go Ride accreditation and Clubsport Stirling’s charter club status.

This means we have appropriate policies & procedures in place for the children to have a safe and rewarding experience.

It is our team of 13 British Cycling qualified coaches, who have completed child protection training, first aid training, and have Disclosure Scotland PVG checks, who deliver the sessions.

Where

In various locations around Stirling, contact warriors@stirlingbikeclub.org.uk for further information.

What does the coaching entail?

All sessions will be OFF-ROAD and mostly involve games and exercises to develop handling/race skills and cycle fitness. It’s all meant to be fun and introduce children to cycling as a sport rather than just a pastime or means of transport.

Activities are fun, exciting and challenging for newcomers and more experienced riders alike. Young people will learn essential cycling skills that will make them safer, better and faster than their friends.

There’s also a Skills Test that challenges even the best riders, so whatever your ability level, you will have a great time!

More details on the activities delivered to the children and the ability levels of the coaching groups can be found by clicking on the Skill Levels button below.

Skill Levels

When

Every Thursday, Sign on from 18:45. Coaching starts 19:00-20.15 (20:30 for "Group 5" riders).

How do I Join in?

If you are 6 or older and  interested in attending SBC Wallace Warriors coaching sessions Please contact: warriors@stirlingbikeclub.org.uk

If you are 6 or 7 you may have to wait until you are 8 years old to start . If you are 8 - 17 you should be able to start within a couple of months
If you are a youth A-B road rider or teenage MTB rider with competition experience who has moved into the area you may be able to start immediately 
 
Any questions please contact: warriors@stirlingbikeclub.org.uk

Youth track racing

 

A  chance to put your training to good use...Scottish Cycling put up detail of their events  and races at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow on the British Cycling events pages. Although you can not hire  track bikes for track racing the warriors do have youth size track bikes for members to loan -  contact Grant  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Click here for further events information and for entry via British Cycling's website

 

 

Communicating with Members

The Warriors now use an automated text alert service which will mainly be used to text everyone to let them know if a training session has to be cancelled due to bad weather, so please make sure the contact number we have for you is an up to date one. Up to date details about the weekly sessions and any awayday sessions will also be on the SBC forum - so keep an eye out for them.

Official Club Name

To clear up any confusion as to what to write when signing on at races the name to put on the entry form should be:

"Stirling Bike Club"

Some have been putting down Wallace Warriors/Stirling/Stirling BC - all okay but if there is a mix can lead to some confusion!

Code of Conduct

Child Protection Guidance

Scottish Cycling require that all club members and parents have advisory information outlining good practice and advice what to do if they have concerns about the behaviour of an adult toward a young person.

Good Practice Guidance Documents

What to do if you have concerns about the behaviour of an adult toward a young person

You can:

  • Speak to a SBC Wallace Warriors Club Coach
  • Contact the SBC Welfare Officers:
    Andrew Abbess, andrew.abbess at btinternet.com Andrew Abbess
    or Sally Baillie, welfare@stirlingbikeclub.org.uk
  • Call Parent Line Scotland 08000 28 22 33
    Call Childline 0800 1111

In an Emergency:

  • Call the out of hours British Cycling Compliance Officer Simon Thornton: 0161 274 2002
  • Where there is concern that parents are responsible for the abuse or that parents may not respond to the situation appropriately then advice must be sought from the local Social Work department or Police
  • Stirling Council Social Work department: 0845 277 7000 answered 24/7
  • Policecall 101
  • If a child is in immediate risk of harm call 999
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