With bike-mad parents, I basically grew up on the bike. My first proper bicycle tour on my own bike was a trip to Luxembourg with my dad when I was 7. The bike has enabled me to get to some pretty amazing places both close to home and around the world.

TeamAmbassador Community
HometownNewcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.
Where you live nowNewcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.
Other team/group affiliationsI grew up racing for Gosforth Road Club and have also raced for the Backyard bike shop.
Career highlightsCycling home to the U.K. from the Giant factory in Shanghai has got to be up there.
Main cycling disciplinesRoad and gravel
Favorite bikeGiant Revolt gravel bike. It got me the whole way across Eurasia and has taken me on many adventures since.
Current favorite cycling gearArkel Seatpacker Bikepacking bag.
Favorite place to rideI found it difficult at the time, but the Pamir highway in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan was incredible.
Dream destinationI’d love to ride from the  top of Alaska to the bottom of Argentina.
What are you carrying on a long ride?Full loaf of Soreen malt loaf and a banana or two.
Tips for new ridersStart small.
If you could ride with one person, living or dead, it would beLachlan Morton
Words to live byAdventure is out there.