Gavin Hughes  
"Cycling saved my life"  

GavinAge: 44
Location: Surrey
Experience: Intermediate

Gavin's story is an inspirational and engaging one, buying a bike through the government's Cycle to Work scheme and losing three stone in the process. Since, Gavin has tackled l'Etape du Tour among other UK sporitves. In 2013 Gavin has again taken on local sportives, while chaperoning some new participants on the Dragon Ride.

Latest Blogs  


Winter preparations

2013 L'Etape du Tour

Dorking Original Sportive

Gavin's sportive tips for newcomers

Lost Weekend

From South to North

The Legacy Begins

Wheel it like Wiggo

The Golden Girls

Gavin conquers l'Etape du Tour

Long One Silver and the call of the Alps

From commuter to sportiver

Suffering in Sussex and Surrey

Biking, back pain and flexibility 

'Silver Lining'


Organiser experience

Beware the Rides of March

Under Starters Orders at Sandown

Slaying the fear of the Dragon in the Surrey Hills

Gavin at the King of the Downs

Gavin beats all the odds to tackle the 2013 Dragon Ride

RideLondon-Surrey 100

Taking on an audax

Victim of optimism