Leeds man’s on his bike with new business

Trevor Lund who has launched his tandem cycling tour business in the Yorkshire Dales.

Trevor Lund who has launched his tandem cycling tour business in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Cycling fan Trevor Lund loves nothing better than getting on his bike and embarking on an adventure.

He has already cycled 16,000 miles from Argentina to Alaska in 10 months, all in the name of charity.

The 45-year-old from Guiseley was robbed in Ecuador during the lonely challenge over a decade ago which saw him take in sights of some of the world’s most beautiful countries.

Trevor is now hoping to get residents in Leeds on their bikes.

He has launched a tandem cycling business and will offer tours showcasing the very best of the Yorkshire Dales.

He said: “I never quite found a job I enjoyed and I always wanted to be outside so I always knew I would enjoy working in the cycling industry somewhere.

“I thought there was a lot of mileage in the tandem business.

“The beauty of the bike is you can stop on the way.

“You can experience the smells, the sounds and feel the fresh air and breeze on your face.

“It’s great exercise.

Trevor first got on a bike when he was six and by the time he was 21 he decided to cycle 1,800 miles from Canada to Los Angeles after travelling around the world.

He said: “It was just total freedom.”

And he is hoping cycling will have a higher profile than ever with the arrival of the Tour de France in Leeds.

He is set to run tandom rides along the route cyclists will take during the event.

Trevor added: “After the Olympics and the Tour de France announcement so many more people are talking about cycling and there are probably more bikes on the road.”

For more information visit: www.timestwotandems.co.uk

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