What does your job involve?
I'm part of the North East Ipswich SNT team. I engage with
various members of our communities and work alongside partners to
ensure that our varied long term problem solving runs as smoothly
as a Shimano gearing system.
What is the best part of your job?
I enjoy the variety of issues we get involved with and the
challenges they present to resolve them. I take great satisfaction
in seeing the work through to a positive conclusion and the results
good work can have. I also get to ride my bike to work and from
work on a regular basis.
What is your biggest achievement to date?
Last May, Bobby on a Bike gave me the opportunity to cycle
across Great Britain in aid of the Help for Hero’s charity. Four
days on the bike, almost 400 miles and the highlight was meeting an
injured serviceman who spoke with such dignity.
What is your favourite saying?
“If at first you don’t succeed, forget it and go for a bike
Describe your perfect weekend?
A weekend with the family, perhaps in Holland cycling down quiet
country lanes, a picnic lunch, an evening show and then clogs of
real ale to finish off the evening.
What would you spend your last tenner on?
Something for my bike - but don’t tell the wife.
What is your biggest luxury?
A 2010 Specialised Secteur Comp – Carbon front forks, rear seat
stays and post, Shimano 105 chain set, A frame geometry with zertz
inserts that gently massages your entire body from sportive to
commute – (It’s a bicycle).
Which three words sum you up?
Just going outside.
What three items would you choose to take to a desert
A Bicycle, a puncture repair kit, a jar of
How do you take pride in keeping Suffolk
In the words of Alberto Contedor - A clean and well-oiled chain
built with quality parts is far more effective. A downhill ride is
easy but cycle uphill and you will be rewarded with