Meet the Team at Blazing Saddles

johnIntroducing the Blazing Saddles Team


Heading up the team is Blazing Saddles originator, generally found spannering but also in the shop now and again.
Mountain or road: Mountain biker
First bike: A tricycle
Favourite route/ride: Descent from Shore Road in Todmorden or Bolton Abbey in the Autumn
Favourite Product: Equinox USE exposure night light
Fantasy Bike: Specialized Camber Evo


Mountain or road: Mountain biker
First bike: Raleigh Kingpin
Favourite route/ride: Snowdonia, Dinorwig Quarry, multi-day long distance MTB
Favourite Product: Sealskin socks in winter,


Mountain or road: Mountain biker
First bike: A little one when I was 5 with solid tyres so I could ride over broken glass and impress my friends…
Favourite route/ride:The Remarkables in New Zealand
Favourite Product: Go Pro Camera


Mountain or road: Road Biker

First bike: A Raleigh Griffin Flyer – red and gold. Single speed, front brake only…

Favourite route/ride: Villa O Higgins, Chile to El Chalten, Argentina

Favourite Product: My Park Tool box.


Favourite Route/ride: Riding the Tour Divide, the iconic bike-packing race

Favourite Product: (Not including food, Ian…!) – My Garmin GPS


Two Jobs Pat – when he’s not spannering, he’s a well known triathlon coach.

Road or Mountain? Both! Racing enthusiast and anything competitive!

Josh – Our Apprentice Mechanic!

He’s not one for photos, so here’s a group shot of us modelling our staff hoodies.

Favourite Route/Ride: Leeds Bike Park

Favourite Product: A dropper seatpost – anything Shimano!