Everyone Can Practice Bicycle
With Practice Bicycle everyone can ride as much or as little as they wish.
The Practice Bicycle team have a unique skillset borne from a life of cycling, Paul was born into an English cycling family and developed a love of the bicycle from a very early age in a traditional cycling club environment of touring and racing. After turning 15 Paul’s introduction to competition came with track racing at the UK Track Titles, road racing in the grounds of Blenheim Palace, Oxford shire and the extensive UK time trial scene.
After completing school and further education Paul joined the British Royal Navy and a very successful role as a Chief Aircraft Engineer. Intensive team work with a Sea Harrier (jump jet) squadron and aircraft carrier adventures around the world. Even during his time in the navy Paul remained actively involved with cycling around the world, including success at an Inter Service 30 mile Time Trial Championship.
After migrating to Australia in 1988 Paul pursued a career as a cycling coach. Paul’s passion for cycling and natural coaching skillset culminated in Level 2 Coaching Accreditation at the Australian Institute of Sport in 1996.
Working with a squad of 25 cyclists and triathletes of both men and women aged between 18-65 years, this successful business, formed partnerships that brought success at local to International competition level including Elite UCI Road, World Masters Games and World Triathlon Championships.
During his time as a professional cycling coach Paul was fortunate to established a second cycling home in Europe. Immersed in the world of professional bike racing on the international circuit, this included the good, the bad and also the ugly! This world of cycling experience continued to grow with opportunities for amazing bike rides and in terrific locations. Today Practice Bicycle Tours offers you the ultimate cycling opportunities in these choice locations of Australia, France, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and Spain.
Everyone can Practice Bicycle as much or as little as they wish!