February 24, 2017

How Sotonia has changed my life (for the better)

Although I’ve ridden a bicycle since the age of seven – my first had solid wheels instead of proper tyres – it wasn’t until I was in my late 50s that I was introduced to road cycling, by my neighbour Oscar Lavanchy. I had just survived a stressful managerial position at the
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Racing with Sotonia

Just over a year ago I decided that I wanted to get into cycling, I’d never done any sport before but loved all things fast. I joined Sotonia, starting with some of the skill sessions which were incredibly helpful, especially in the long term. Not long afterwards, I did my first
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My life cycling

It all started as an 80’s bmx kid. Spending many a weekend trying new tricks and taking the train to Southsea skate park. Then came college and cycling became just a mode of transport for a poor student. Not sure how I became what my wife calls a ‘spandex warrior’ as getting past
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