Level 2 Training Peaks Coach
Level 2 British Cycling Coach
Level 2 Skills Instructor
Aero Fit consultant for Drag2zero
Retül Bike Fitter
Specialized Body Geometry Fitter
I have been involved with coaching for over 20 years. My clients include everyone from first time charity event rider to world level endurance athlete; they come from all over the world and across all disciplines. All my clients receive the same support and attention to detail that makes a coach-athlete relationship successful.
A coach for over two decades; I have been privileged to work with hundreds of athletes in that time. The successes include: a European Champion, 3 National Champions, 4 National Championships medalists, 2 National Points series overall winners, 2 International stage race medalists, dozens of 12 and 24 hour solo medalists, numerous age group/regional level winners, medalists, club records and athlete personal bests across all the major cycling disciplines.
I have raced since 1993 and have won over 100 races spread across many of the cycling disciplines. I have been an elite licence XCO racer, elite ultra-distance racer, masters solo 24 hour mountain bike World Champion, regional cyclocross champion, and record breaker in both mountain biking and the individual time trial. In 2013 I was inducted into the UK MTB Hall of Fame.
I run my own business - RL Performance - specialising in one-to-one coaching, and providing Aero Fit consultancy to world class aerodynamic specialists Drag 2 Zero
Previous Industry Experience
Guest pro coach - What MTB magazine
Team Manager & Coach - Team Syncros Endurance (2005-2010),
British Cycling Team Coach - Inter-Region Championships
Crowd funded author - Endurance Within (Rob Lee)
Guest author - Mountain Bike Skills Manual (Clive Forth - A,C & Black)
Columnist - Singletrack magazine, Boneshaker magazine, MBR magazine
Technical editor - Cyclist No.1
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional
1-on-1 Coaching, Consultations, Group Coaching, Local Coaching, Remote Coaching, Bike Fit, Biochemical Analysis
Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Duathlon, XTERRA
Skills and Maintenance: no special kit. Gold and Silver Coaching: power and heart rate
The coach consultation includes a one hour discussion with a TrainingPeaks Level 2 coach on the phone or video call. This also includes one month of TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition and a completed coaching consultation summary after your call.
Each monthly coaching service comes with a 30-day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee, a TrainingPeaks Premium Athlete Edition account, a start-up consultation, goal planning and an individualized plan.
* Note: You will only be charged the $99 startup fee today. Monthly billing will begin after TrainingPeaks connects you with your coach.