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Meet the Track Performance Squad: Joe Perkins

Updated: May 20, 2019

Welcome to our first meet the track squad post. Over the next month in the run up to the biggest event of the year, BUCS Track Cycling Championships in Manchester, we will be introducing you to the riders that have been hiding indoors slaving away towards BUCS glory.

First up, one of our oldest and most dedicated members, heartbreaker and record breaker, Joe Perkins.

1. How long have you been cycling for?

Since 2013

2. How did you get into track cycling?

On a TFN club trip to Manchester in the same year Got into it properly when Derby was built.

3. Favourite bit of kit?

My Adamo saddle. That was a big game changer for comfort.

4. Biggest achivement?

4th at National team pursuit last year and 1st in National TTT (before being DQ'd).

5. Goals for this year?

Gold in BUCS track individual pursuit and bunch races. National team pursuit medal.

6. Fun fact

Eats a whole box of Cheerios (or multigrain loops if poor) night before racing.