A new face to the Development program in 2023, Dylan joins the team after a good junior campaign where he combined road and track to a variety of successes including bronze medals at the European track championships and a brilliant win at the Junior CiCLE Classic.
Hailing from Brighton on the south coast of England, Dylan is not from a cycling family and instead got into the sport after watching the 2012 Olympics – where his sporting hero Sir Chris Hoy dominated. After trying every other sport and being “not very good” at them, Dylan decided to join one of his school friends at the local cycling club.
“There is a velodrome [Preston Park Velodrome] around a three-minute walk away from my parents, and it’s the oldest in the country. I went down there and gave it a shot, and ever since my first session I’ve been pretty much glued to it.”
From there, Dylan “only” rode in his local track league until the age of 14 before he started to take on some road racing too and made his way into the British Cycling Academy set-up, where he has progressed and developed as a rider since then.
Although Dylan enjoys riding his bike for the sake of riding it, he is a competitive person at heart which helps fuel his desire to go out on the road, or much to the dismay of many, he even enjoys a turbo session too.