Richard began as a volunteer at Bikeworks before being hired as a trainee mechanic. He is now a City & Guilds qualified mechanic and is still learning more every day. When not working on bikes he is a musician specialising in Afro-Brazilian percussion.
Dream bike: My dream bike would be a touring bike, with a steel mixte frame (colour unimportant – I’m colourblind!) that I could take on trips around the world. It’d probably be a tall bike too because this is a dream and it doesn’t have to make sense.
Favourite thing with a cuppa: A sit down
Best bit about bikeworks: Knowing that I’m helping people while doing something I love