Richard Lord   Equipe Cycle Coaching

Equipe Cycle Coaching has a unique approach to supporting our riders. Our services are designed to develop you, the athlete as a whole. Services include:

  • Bespoke Training Plans
  • Fitness Testing
  • Skill Development
  • Nutritional requirements
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Events Planning


Richard has been cycling for over twenty years, racing competitively as a youth and junior. Following a degree in Sports Science, Richard worked as a Personal Trainer in Manchester before heading to the French Alps as a mountain bike guide. In 2009, Richard joined Scottish Cycling as a Regional Development Coach. One of the highlights during his 4 years with Scottish Cycling was winning the Sainsbury's UK School Games as Team manager for Scotland South in 2011. In 2013 he started Equipe Cycle Coaching to help others reach their true potential.


  • BA Hons Sports Science (University of Central Lancashire)
  • British Cycling Level 3 Road & Time Trial Coach
  • British Cycling Level 2 MTB, BMX and Track coach
  • BASP Emergency Outdoor First Aid
  • UK Strength and Conditioning Association Associate Member

What's on my desk:

  • Training and Racing with a Power Meter (Hunter Allan & Andrew Coggan PHD)
  • The MTB Training Bible (Joe Friel)
  • Your Best Triathlon (Joe Friel)
  • Essentials of Strength and Conditioning (Thomas Baechle & Roger Earle)
  • Bike Fit (Phil Burt)


United Kingdom

Preferred Athlete Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


1-on-1 Coaching, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Strength Training

Sport Types

Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Personal Training



Athlete Requirements

Road racers, Sportive riders, Triathletes, Biathletes, Male or Female, Juniors upwards. You just need to be dedicated and ready to learn.


22A Northgate
United Kingdom
EH45 8RS