2015 Sponsored Athlete
What inspired you to start cycling? Followed a local pro when I was at school and college and always thought I would like to have a go.
Favourite place to ride and why? The rolling roads of Lancashire as there a dream on a sunny day.
Favourite post-ride meal? Peanut butter and jam sandwich goes down a treat.
What are your favourite Direct Nutrition products? Post Workout Restore & Replenish & Elite Hydrate are my 2 favourite Direct Nutrition products
What is it about those two particular Direct Nutrition products that you like? The Post Workout Restore & Replenish has everything you need to make a solid start to recovering after a hard day on the bike. Strawberry flavours tastes great too! The Elite hydrate keeps all the valuable salts and electrolytes going in and the flavour actually makes you look forward to getting the fluids in.
What is your advice to anyone who wants to become a professional racer? Make sure it’s something you really want to do and enjoy, then give it beans.
Who is your cycling hero and why? Wiggo, enough said.
Do you have a nickname? If so what is it and why is it that? 'Bradders', there's no good reason why.
How do you take your coffee? Latte, flat white, espresso etc... Flat white.
Favourite music? 'Jakwob' and 'Mr Carmack'
Favourite film? Freedom Writers
Favourite race and why? Lincoln GP because of the climb up Michaelgate.
What has been your proudest moment on the bike? Getting to ride in the 2014 Tour of Britain.
What was your first bike? Not sure of the name but it was a little fixed wheel when I was around 2/3 years old.
Have you got a secret skill or party-piece? If so what is it? Had a magic set when I was 8.
What would your go to karaoke song be? 'Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds'
Most embarrassing moment on your bike? Forgetting to take my feet out of my cleats at the lights.
If you weren't a cyclist what would you be doing instead? Probably a ski coach and maybe something to do with music.
What is the one thing in the world you couldn't live without? Brakes.
If you could have one super power what would it be? Telepathy
Would you rather have more time or more money? Money at the moment for sure.