Meet The Team

At Activ Cycles, we've created a friendly, welcoming place to meet all your cycling needs – regardless of your discipline or experience, you are catered for! The key to this is our team of enthusiasts and experts: equally dedicated to their own riding as they are to ensuring you make the most of yours.


Ashley Sage

Bike Of Choice: Brompton H6R Electric
Local Ride:
 Mountain bike ride around Westwood with a pub stop at end!
Most Memorable Ride:
 Touring around Northern France for a week
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains

Jaime Rubio

Bike Of Choice: Fixie for riding around towns and cities
Local Ride:
 Around Betteshanger Park with my son
Most Memorable Ride:
 Around Benicassim during a Fiesta
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Cities such as London as I enjoy the buzz and chaos

Howard Cole

Bike Of Choice: Trek Boone
Local Ride:
 North Downs, Westwood, and surrounding areas
Most Memorable Ride:
Tignes & Val D’Isere on my 50th birthday
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Canadian Rockies

Keefer Goodwin

Bike Of Choice: Trek Slash
Local Ride:
 Warren Run, Folkestone, and Rogate Bike Park
Most Memorable Ride:
 Rogate Bike Park in the snow and ice – lots of crashes
If I Could Ride Anywhere: 
British Columbia, Squamish and Whistler

Kishan Bakrania

Bike Of Choice: Trek Supercaliber
Local Ride:
 Kent hills around Sevenoaks and Surrey Hills
Most Memorable Ride:
 First 200km ride from London to Brighton and back
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Mountain biking in Les Gets

Ian Lloyd

Bike Of Choice: Trek Émonda
Local Ride: 
Road ride taking in bits of Wally Gimber route, Tenterden, Rye, and Military Canal to Appledore
Most Memorable Ride:
 Strada Bianche sportive which starts and finishes in Sienna, and with lots of gravel.
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 I used to do lots of climbing, so mountain biking in Nepal staying in the tea huts

Steve Burton

Bike Of Choice: Trek Top Fuel
Local Ride:
 Wye Loop (anti-clockwise)
Most Memorable Ride:
 The Whole Enchilada, Utah – a must-do for any mountain biker!
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Mountain biking in the Bend, Oregon

Steve Hambling

Bike Of Choice: Trek Supercaliber
Local Ride: 
Any London or East Kent League cyclocross race – training rides are over-rated!
Most Memorable Ride:
 Racing the World Cups at Fort William and road riding the first time I went under the bridge at Sa Calobra and then saw the rest of the road down to the sea.
If I Could Ride Anywhere:
 Morzine as it has a great mix of road and mountain biking – no chairlifts or black runs for me!