Paul is our Bike Fitter and wheel builder, with approaching 34 years experience in the Cycle Trade.
Fifteen years the manager at Pearson Cycles in Sutton, then running the CTC Shop at GB Cycles in Croydon, before moving onto Corridori Cycle Sport, where he was their qualified ‘Specialized Body Geometry Bike Fitter'. He has also been involved with bike design, working closely with Jan-Willem Sintnicolaas, the owner and founder of Van Nicholas, the Titanium Bike Company, helping them design their best selling bike in the UK, the Van Nicholas Yukon.
From 2013 to 2016 he worked for www.enigmabikes.com; bike fitting and custom frame design; he has also had several reviews published by www.roadcyclinguk.com. A life long member of the Surrey Road Cycle Club and an ex 2nd Cat roadman he was a regular competitor in Surrey League series; he actually competed in the very first one! Always a keen Cycle tourer he has ridden many long distance tours, including the 'End to End' classics of Britain (Lands End to John O'Groats or Lejog), France and Ireland, as well as famous climbs to name just a few; many as a 'Tour Leader' working for www.Bikeadventures.co.uk, some of which can be seen on his blog www.plsmith.co.uk.
Favourite Coffee, Cortado or a cheeky espresso.