Knutsford based cycling company to offer tours of Britain

A Former British Military captain has taken the blow of his corporate gatherings business collapsing for the duration of the pandemic to start out a new one with the purpose of enhancing both equally bodily and mental health and fitness.

Alan Tiny, who lives in Substantial Legh, resolved to set up Cycle Britain as a way of presenting persons a holiday getaway with a change and the prospect to trip some of the country’s most iconic routes.

For Alan, biking is a passion, and after house schooling his younger daughter for quite a few months through lockdown previous calendar year, made the decision to get himself away on some two wheeled adventures, together with using from Lands Conclude to John O’Groats in just 9 times.

“My corporate events business totally collapsed for the duration of lockdown,” Alan described.

“Involving March and September very last year I seemed right after my small lady at household and then in September I went to cycle Lands Close to John O’Groats.

“I also did the North Coast 500 in seven times and the Hebridean Way.

“So all in all I did about 1,800 miles in about 4 months.”

The biking adventures and troubles gave Alan the idea that it was a little something other individuals may be intrigued in doing, so he made a decision to established up the firm to give persons the possibility to complete the tour of a life time.

He said: “I did a several provisional excursions, like one particular wherever about 13 members of my biking club (Tatton Velo) came together to do the Fred Witton in the Lakes, which is one more iconic experience.

“So just after trialling it, I made a decision to set up the corporation with a history of it remaining great for mental health and fitness and conditioning and it being dependent in Britain.

“I just thought there could possibly be more desire in travel in this state the extended the pandemic went on.

“Psychological health is these types of a major detail at the instant so we are all about finding persons to do anything favourable about it and inspire men and women, with no currently being much too in your facial area about it.”

The Knutsford based company is now providing cycle vacations all above the country.

The holiday seasons can be entirely bespoke, these kinds of as a family members or good friends tour, where each and every depth of your holiday break is taken care of, or it could be that you just fancy the prospect to be a part of a team of other like minded men and women on a cycling excursion of a life span.

Knutsford Guardian: Alan Little of Cycle Britain
Photograph by Howard Barlow

Alan is certainly effectively placed in backing up his qualifications for these kinds of a part, owning served as a Royal Logistics Corps captain in the British Military for 18 several years.

He was also Head of Sports activities Education at a school in Yorkshire and in advance of that, a qualified secondary school PE teacher.

Alan included: “I have a quite robust qualifications in logistics from the armed forces.

“And cycling is definitely a passion of mine, furthermore there is certainly my history in coaching much too.

“So the business is my way of re-inventing some thing in a new local weather.”

As very well as organising bespoke biking excursions, the firm will also be teaming up with a different new Knutsford business, Apus Peak, who are before long to open in the previous Laura Ashley premises.

He reported: “I will be organising some family bike rides from Apus Peak, which is going to be a new biking hub and cafe, and they will go in and all around Tatton Park, which will be far more entry stage.

“The goal of these is to enhance awareness about how to journey safely but also increase bodily and psychological well being.”

Just last 7 days Alan did his initial several ‘bike-packing’ journeys, which contain you having your tent with you on the back again of your bicycle and tenting out somewhere on the way.

Tours readily available this 12 months include things like a 7 working day journey driving the Hebridean Way covering ten islands from 19-25 July, explained by Lonely Earth as a person of the worlds epic rides.

The vacation is fully supported with high quality accommodation and guided by an qualified team.

All biking abilities are catered for on the tours and can be highway, e-bike, gravel or mountain bikes.

Also on offer you are highway and off road trips in the Cotswolds, Lakes and Yorkshire, Lands Stop to John O’Groats, North Coastline 500, Coast to Coastline routes.

All entirely supported with tailor made options for travel and accommodation.

As a community business Cycle Britain donate aspect of their turnover to a regional charity the Children’s Journey Farm Believe in.

You can uncover extra information about these fantastic staycation cycling tours on their web page: www.cycle-britain.co.uk

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