Phin & Gabi Wenlock

Phin & Gabi Wenlock

This month we had a chat with Phin and Gabi Wenlock, father and son who have both been riding their whole lives and see it as a normal and sensible way of getting about. They invited me round for a cuppa, and I just about made it inside before the heavens opened! With...
John McArthur

John McArthur

This month I’m joined by John McArthur, a full-time cycle commuter and Colchester Bike Kitchen volunteer. We chatted about his 7(!) bikes, his time as a bike shop owner and how we should all ride our bikes a bit more! Tell me a bit about how you first started cycling...
Alex McNulty

Alex McNulty

This month I’m joined by Alex McNulty, a personal trainer and relative newcomer to cycling. He tells me how he’s been making up for lost time, and why he chose to sell his car and rely on his bike instead. We met up at Café Saison in Trinity Street for a quiet cuppa...
Irena and Zak Banham

Irena and Zak Banham

We first met Irena Banham with her husband and son at a Cycle Colchester event, and apparently the Cycle Colchester map and a chat about family cycling got them thinking. This month, Irena tells us how Zak has encouraged both of his parents to become a bit obsessed...
Dan Gascoyne

Dan Gascoyne

PN: Tell me a bit about how you started cycling. DG: I’ve been a cyclist ever since I can remember. I think I started with a bike with stabilisers; but of course now there are balance bikes which are a much better way to start. My first new bike was a Raleigh...
Daniel Colaianni

Daniel Colaianni

Daniel Colaianni now runs a creative marketing agency but when he was just 12, he and his mum were one of the four families chosen to be Cycle Colchester Cycle Stars. (Photo here) PN: How did you get involved with Cycle Stars? DC: My mum and I had recently moved to...
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