Champ passes on cycling tips to youngsters

Grant Fielder, left, oversees the new cycling initiative.

Grant Fielder, left, oversees the new cycling initiative.

First published in News

AFTER 16 years competing against top cyclists he knows a thing or two about bike safety.

Now Southampton’s former mountain bike champion Grant Fielder has gone back to school to pass on his skills.

The 30-year-old from Romsey has started an after school club at Highfield CE Primary School with his cycling tuition company Star Cycling.

The company aims to encourage more youngsters to get on their bikes while teaching them how to ride safely.

Children at Highfield will get to learn cycling techniques to help them handle their bikes properly, simple stunts and bike maintenance skills.

The dad-of-one started cycling competitively at 16 and in 2004 he was crowned Free Ride Mountain Bike World Champion.

For more information visit

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree