This weekend Bicycle Riders will host it’s second Off-Road ride at Daisy Hill, led again by professional riders, Ben and Melissa May. We are excited to welcome our experts to the team, in addition to the wealth of knowledge and experience they bring to our weekend rides.
Want to get to know Ben and Melissa a little better? We have summarised a few notable achievements we thought you might find interesting.
A tough and consistent performer, Ben is a strong competitor in both the Marathon and XC Mountain Bike events, locally, nationally and internationally. With an unyielding intensity for riding in both endurance and sprint events, Ben has developed his technical skills over the years, and has honed his ability to provide expert advice to others, helping them optimise personal performance.
Marathon and XC Mountain Bike racer
Podium at XC Marathon Nationals (Age Group)
Top three at XCM Maverick Series (Age Group)
Numerous podiums at local events
With her calm yet passionate approach, Melissa May brings to Bicycle Riders a dedication to new riders and a commitment to a healthy lifestyle and good personal fitness. Although a self proclaimed recreational rider, Melissa continues to compete and place in multidisciplinary sports, from running and mountain bike racing, to obstacle events.
Podium in female MTB team event - 6hr race
Podium in female MTB marathon races
Participant in Rogaines, Tough Mudder and Strength HIIT Training
We look forward to following Ben and Melissa throughout the year, and will keep you up to date with their performances. If you would like to learn more about off-roading from Ben and Melissa, we invite you to join us on our monthly Mountain Bike ride at Daisy Hill.