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The Shop

The shop is situated at Smithbrook Kilns, a small retail estate on the A281 just outside Cranleigh in Surrey. This is a dream location to buy a bike with plentiful parking, grassy areas, a restaurant where you can go and have coffee, and space to test ride bikes away from traffic. Over 25 years of experience, we offer expert advice, aided by extensive product training received from our high quality suppliers. 

The Team

Nick Manning

Nick started building bikes in the 80s as junior time trialist before turning to mountain biking. He has been riding the Surrey Hills for over 30 years and knows the single track trails like the back of his hands. Nick is a qualified CTC mountain bike trail leader and Level 2 bike mechanic. He is also one of the founding members of Cranleigh Cycling Club and is a well known face on the roads and local trails. He's a self- confessed "Strava Diva" when it comes to anything flat or single track.

Matt McCann

Matt is our head of workshop, responsible for everything to do with the workshop. Matt has 25+ years of mechanical experience. Besides talking about his new born baby matt loves conversations about road bikes and new innovations in the market. 

Carl Brain

Carl has been working as a Bicycle mechanic for two decades. He enjoys all disciplines of cycling especially mountain biking in the Surrey hills, Tunnel Hill & Swinley Forest. He is also passionate about Radio Controlled model air craft. If you engage with conversation with him about it though be sure to set aside about an hour. He also really enjoys dad jokes & we must request that you do not encourage him by laughing at his jokes.

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Stan Pillay

Stan has been mountain biking for 3 years, and working as the Saturday boy scince July 2022. Currently studying in 6th form college, he works at Beyond on weekends and during his holidays. His main expertise is in mountain bikes, and enjoys riding at Rogate bike park and his local jump spots. 

Dan Dearden

Dan is currently our Business Apprentice & has been Mountain biking in the Surrey Hills since he was a child. Dan is also very proficient in Pole-Vault, training and competing regularly with the England team at Lee Valley. At the shop, he is responsible for increasing efficiency, looking after stock & most importantly, making the tea! 

Jenny Gue

Jenny has been road riding for 12 years and often enjoys endurance riding in the alps. She completed Le Loop, a charity ride that follows the route of the Tour de France in 2019 as well as placing 11h and 13th at the World Championships in 2016/17. Jenny is passionate about encouraging people to ride their bikes with confidence and enthusiasm and as such is an active committee member of Cranleigh Cycling Club. In 2021 Jen qualified as a Cytech level 2 mechanic, meaning she is well equipped to build and repair bikes!