Name: Harley Matthews
Preferred discipline: Road
Road category: 1st
Go to pre-race / pre-ride meal: Pasta, on its own with a touch of olive oil and seasoning
Most memorable race / ride and why: Has to be National Road Champs in June this year. Amazing experience racing alongside the UK’s best!
Best achievement(s) in 2018 season: 5 wins on the road
Zwift / turbo or outdoors in winter?: Outdoors always!!!!
Average week in training (e.g. time in saddle, mileage, gym work): 8-10hrs depending on time of year and racing commitments. Generally spend less time on the bike in the winter supplemented with a couple of good sessions in the gym each week. Don’t really look at the miles, just time.
Personal ambitions on the bike: Podiums in Nat B Road Races and Crits would be pretty cool to achieve consistently. Also, be able to have a good crack at the odd Nat A/top level race.
Future hopes for the team: Top team in Eastern Region winning ERRL. Maintain top 20 ranking in British Cycling team rankings
Other role(s) within the club: Road Captain