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.