Meet Sylvie & Mike
Sylvie Benson was born in central Brittany, a hotbed of French cycling. She started cycling at the age of 14 with her Dad and the local cycling club, although she never raced. She has worked on 13 Tours de France, and is passionate about bike riding, travelling and meeting new people.
Mike Benson is a Yorkshire man who came to central Brittany to race as an amateur in 1986, where he competed seriously until 1994. Since then he has continued bike riding whenever possible with Sylvie. He has worked on 15 Tours de France and also on many international amateur races as a physiotherapist. He loves travelling and meeting new people.