Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers are lucky to have their own accredited British Cycling Level 2 Coach – Richard Eastham

Richard has been an active racing cyclist for over 25 years. He won several medals in national track events and has taken part in elite road races across the UK, France and Ireland. Now aged 44, Richard competed on various occasions on the road and track against Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Chris Hoy and David Millar when he was younger. They were always much better than him.

Richard is now a qualified and accredited British Cycling Level 2 Coach. He is also a British Cycling Level 2 Track Coach. He has completed the British Cycling Level 3 Coaching Core Unit that enables him to deliver bespoke one-to-one cycle coaching, and is currently working towards his full Level 3 Track Coaching qualification. He is a national standards Bikeability trainer, allowing him to teach safe urban cycling techniques. He is also the Bournemouth Jubilee Wheelers Club Welfare officer, accredited by UK Coaching.