Henley Cycles is the result of many years of passionate cycling and industry experience.

We will provide an exceptional level of customer service,

We pride ourself on being able to provide service above and beyond your expectations , catering for all types and abilities of cyclists.

Cycling is at the heart of our ethos and we want to give you a warm welcome and an exceptional experience where we will share our knowledge and enthusiasm for cycling.

We are here to help you and support your goals and achievements.

Tell us about yourself and your cycling or adventuring achievements?

Having lived in Bristol for many years, I had the privilege to have met some great people who share my passion for road cycling; at the Newport Velodrome twice a week; It was a hub for interesting people, such as Magnus Backstedt (former) and Luke Rowe (current) professional cyclists. consultant. I have extensive knowledge in road bikes and I am able to give constructive and unbiased advice, sharing my experiences to help customers achieve their own goals.

What are your favourite things to do on the bike?

Whilst riding, I get a huge thrill for the freedom it gives me. It allows me time to think; contemplate about the things which are important in life. It gives me an amazing sense of wellbeing and, importantly, it is great fun!

Where is the most exciting place you've ridden your bike?

I have been lucky enough to cycle in some great places at home and abroad; from the French Alps to the Pyrenees and the Dolomites. However, the Cheddar Gorge will always have special place in my heart.

What is your goal in life, cycling or otherwise?

I love to share my knowledge and experiences of cycling with others; encouraging them to take up cycling or to further their endeavours.

Who are your sporting heroes?

I have been very lucky to have met quite a few famous cyclists, such as Magnus Backstedt, Luke Rowe, Bernhard Eisel, Stephen Cummings, Mark Cavendish, David Millar and Mark Renshaw; these guys are an inspiration.

Tell us about yourself and your cycling or adventuring achievements?

As well as working with bicycles I also enjoy riding them. I raced for many years, gaining 2nd cat. status on the road and winning some local races. I have also been a member of the West Drayton Mountain Bike Club for over fifteen years and was a member of their four man team that took 3rd place at the inaugural Red Bull 24hr event, just behind the professional Raleigh and Giant squads.

What famous cyclists have you met during your career ?

Sigma Sport have sponsored a number of national and international triathletes and I have prepared and maintained their bicycles for competition use. These include World champion Spencer Smith, world ranked number one Andrew Johns, Olympic star Tim Don and national champion Richard Stannard amongst others.

What other bicycling activities have you been involved with ?

On various occasions I have given practical demonstrations to school and cub scout groups on how to maintain their bicycles. These have been on a voluntary basis and I have found them to be very rewarding.

I have been actively involved in the organising of both off road and road racing events, having helped to run many of the West Drayton Mountain Bike Club’s events in the Surrey countryside. I organised the 1998 and 1999 BCF West Thames Division Divisional Road Race championships and still help out at a number of road racing events

What related qualifications do you have ?

I am Cytech Part 1 and Part 2 qualified.

Over the years I have received training from various bicycle and component manufacturers including Mavic, Trek, Sapim, SRAM etc.