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WHO IS CYCLEWELL?

We are 40+ year old, everyday blokes like you who enjoy cycling for its many health and wellbeing benefits.

We enjoy a laugh, a good story, a post-ride coffee and a beer or two.

But more than that, we understand the need for men our age to get more involved in their physical and mental health and we think our camps are a great way to start that process for men who are looking to take that first step.

We ride with you.
We learn with you.

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ASH BENNALLACK

FOUNDER OF cycleWELL

With over 30 years of lived experience and personal experimentation in health, fitness, weight training, nutrition, sports supplementation and every other related trend, fad and myth that has come along during that time; it’s no surprise that Ash has found himself at the helm of a world-first concept like cycleWELL.

Ash is the promoter, project manager, marketing and PR team, CFO, CEO, cleaner… you get the picture! Ash is the person behind the scenes knows what’s happening at all times. Ash’s formal experience and qualifications include; Post Graduate Certificate – Wellness (R.M.I.T), Certified Corporate Resilience Trainer, Mental Health First Aid Qualified, Level 1 Wellness Coach, and Certificate 3 and 4 Fitness.

Ash is always happy to talk to anyone about his love of BAUM bikes, his kids and crazy staffy ‘Esme’, his latest favourite Podcast and of course – the life experiences that led him ‘here’ – and what he thinks the ‘Road To Better’ looks like…

DARREN BREWER

NAD+ CYCLE COACH

Darren has chosen all of the rides and created the training plans for our cycleWELL Camps. Darren’s philosophy is that he is 110% committed, the rest is up to you… This fits perfectly with the cycleWELL ethos.

Darren runs NAD+, which offers personalised cycling coaching and training programmes aimed at all levels of athlete looking to improve their performance. Working with cyclists right across the spectrum from serious club racers through to busy professional dads who are lucky to get out once or twice on the weekend, he builds his training programmes around you and the time you have available to train.

In addition to running NAD+, Darren has a full time job and young family, so he understands the realities and difficulties of family life and demanding or physical work schedules. He loves a post-ride double ristretto and can talk for hours about the “magical ride quality and unmatched dependability” of his titanium Litespeed.

GEOFF O’SULLIVAN

RIDE LEADER, PERSONAL TRAINER AND FITNESS COACH

Geoff is our resident Fitness Instructor, responsible for all of the physical aspects of each cycleWELL Camp – from leading our rides on the bike to offering fitness tips and training off the bike.

A Bendigo local, born and raised, Geoff is involved in a number of organisations and groups supporting both cycling and mental health awareness in Australia, including Bendigo Cycling Classic which raised $150,000 for local charities in the first three years of operation.

His role as Founder and Partner in ‘Life is 4 Living’ cycling tours in France and Facilitator at ‘Outside the Locker Room’, an organisation dedicated to promoting awareness of mental health in sporting clubs, makes Geoff the perfect person to deliver training sessions at our camps.

When Geoff isn’t cycling or offering private health and fitness training, he spends time with his wife and family, maintains ties to the family farm and is a passionate Richmond supporter.

cycleWELL PARTNERS

We are proud to partner with with a number of fantastic Australian cycling and mental health organisations.

Men’s Toolbox allow us to share their knowledge and tools during our camps, Babici are our kit partners, producing our iconic cycleWELL jerseys, Bright Velo act as base camp for the weekend and Paul O’Brien of Leadership Matters shares his ‘7 Elements of Life’ planning and goal-setting workshop at each camp.

JOIN US ON THE ROAD TO BETTER

Click below to find out about our camp dates, check availability and book.

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