Graham Jones


Nickname: ‘G’
Teams: Team PTz,
Fruit4London MTB Race Team
Nationality: British
Hometown: Basingstoke
Born/age: 36
Height: 186cm
Weight: 67KG
Occupation: Systems Engineer

Race/cycling diciplines:
MTB Marathon

Results:
Loughborough Students MTB team – BUSA champions 2000-2004
SleeplessInTheSaddle 2004 – male pairs winners
MountainMayhem 2000-2004 – 1st Uni cat
TransAlp Stage Race 2004 – 2nd Brit team
TransAlp Stage Race 2008 – finished, but w/o teammate!
TransRockies Stage Race 2010 – top Brit team
Howies Battle on the Beach 2014 – 1st team
Coed-y-Brenin enduro 2014 – 1st place.
Epic Israel 2015 – stage1 winners – 2nd overall (mixed pairs).
UCI Marathon Houfalize 2016 – 2nd Brit
Pivot 24h 2016 – mixed team winners
3-Peaks Cyclo-X 2016 – 3h54 (1st cat award)
Andalucia Stage Race 2017 – TBD!

Background:
Grew up in the North of England in wet windy and hilly Lancashire (not far from the infamous 3PeaksCycloCross) so got the bug for gritty off road epic days out on whatever qualified as a MTB back then (think zero gears, zero brakes and straight/round wheels was a luxury). Rode a bit of DH as well as XC MTB but then went off to a sporty UNI in Loughborough (mid England) for 5 years of being humbled pretty quick by some of the the GB squad and various other pros there 🙂 . Became captain of off road section and enjoyed team successes at all the University champs as well as the newly formed big national MTB marathon/team/24h events. Had a season racing in Europe after UNI including my 1st TransAlp stage race – Absolutely loved it but ALAS it wasn’t paying… erm.

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Kept up the team MTB racing joining a former teammate and a load of lunatics in my currenty MTB race team – Fruit4London. In addition I ride around with several Road Clubs in Basingstoke, including with Oakley Pedalers and also North Hants Road Club (with PTZ teammate Andi Self!)

Goals:
To hang on to Alban Lakata (World MTB marathon champ) as long as poss in Andalucia Stage Race 2017! 🙂

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/jonesgh

Zwift Power:
http://zwiftpower.com/profile.php?id=878033

Strava:
https://www.strava.com/athletes/878033

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/grahamjones_mtb/

Bikes:
S-Works Stumpjumper 29er
Giant TCR Adv SL Rabobank Team
SCOTT Addict CX

Gear:
Tacx NEO

It never gets easier, you just go faster! -Greg LeMond