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About wild cycles

our manifesto

Wild Cycles is a family-run business, passionate about cycling and creating memorable experiences. We love the freedom that it provides and believe that it's the best way of discovering the spectacular English countryside. Our aim is to raise awareness, create unforgettable experiences and make it super easy to access adventures on our doorstep.

 

Concentrated in the South, East and West of England - these regions provide the perfect landscape for an unforgettable biking experience. 

Coming from a racing background, our combined knowledge spans two generations and gives us the marginal gains required to run utterly fantastic cycling adventures - for your ultimate enjoyment.

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founder

Wild Cycles founder, John is a passionate, active cyclist. With over 20 years' experience of riding in the beautiful, varied Chilterns Hills - he has worked hard to create very special experiences for those with an appetite for adventure and love for cycling. Having worked in the ad industry, he is now channelling his experience and passion into Wild Cycles - a project that started during the COVID-19 lockdown, against all odds.

Founder

Jonathan is Wild Cycles' Head of Brand, Marketing & Innovation. He is a graphic designer by trade, specialising in brand identity and product development. He has applied his skills and talent to the his other passion - cycling. It his uncompromising approach to brand integrity, quality and attention to detail which has been instrumental in bringing Wild Cycles to life. Having recently completed an epic cycle ride from Land's End to John O' Groats, he is now working full time at the Wild Cycle's HQ: his bicycle. He  qualified as an MIAS Mountain Bike Ride Leader

Mark James Wild Cycles Ride Leader
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gravel guru

Mark brings a wealth of experience as a seasoned cyclist and passionate graveleur to Wild Cycles. As a certified British Cycling Ride Leader Mark has been guiding and leading rides in the SE of England and Spain for over 10 years. He brings a unique blend of creativity and expertise ensuring a fantastic time is had by participants on all Wild Cycles adventures.

camp guru

The Wild Cycles team is growing! We are delighted to welcome South African local, Vincent, to the team for the upcoming season. 

 

His passion for riding ridiculous amounts of miles knows no limits. Not only did he complete a Johannesburg to Cape Town trans South African epic over 2500km earlier this year, he decided to stop over on the coast to participate in a 500km gravel epic known as the Sedgefield500. After completing the event he continued his journey to Cape Town, riding along the coastline. 

 

You’ll be captivated by his stories of survival and human kindness. You may also be converted to tubeless after hearing his stories of Fixing countless punctures along his journeys.  

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cycling in our dna

Wild Cycles founder John is an ex-professional cyclist, rode for the South African National Springbok Team and holds numerous club, provincial and national titles.

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we're officially official

We've been working pretty darn hard to get the best qualifications and accreditation so that we can take you lovely people out on some epic adventures.

Our qualifications include British Cycling Ride Leader, MIAS Mountain Bike Ride Leader as well as First Aid Certification.

These are all important and enable us to expertly lead groups, ensure maximum enjoyment whilst staying safe at all times. 

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