Here you can find out about the Spokes & Spanners Team riders, what they ride & why they do it.
Chris, age 27 from Frimley
I’ve been mountain biking since July 2012. I started off riding every Sunday socially with a few friends and didn’t really enjoy it until my fitness improved. Once a week soon turned into twice when I started night rides and twice turned into every opportunity possible when I discovered the dreaded strava.
I upgraded my 26″ wheels to a race spec 29er which changed my love cycling and my competitiveness increased.
I started kom chasing and was persuaded to enter a local gorrick race which I finished 2nd in the open category.
Races were few and far between over the last 2 years but I moved up a category and have been finishing top half/ third in sport.
This year I’ve got a new job which means I should be able to race every weekend which is something I couldn’t do previously.
|Favourite Place to Ride||Wales without a doubt. I enjoy the whites level climb at Afan and you get rewarded with windy point and energy once your up top. Can’t go wrong!!|
|Current Bike||KTM Myroon Prestige|
|Favourite Bike||My old Trek Superfly Al Pro 29er|
|Local Trails||Tunnel hill, Porridge Potts and Swinley|
|Bad Habits||Eating too many sweets|
|Aims for this Year||Top 10 finish as much as possible|