Bike Manawatu Member Profile
Relationship status; Married to Christine.
Favourite food;T Bone steak with all the trimmings.
Favourite Movies:Dramas.Green Mile,Dr Zhivago.
Favourite Cyclist:Nathan Dalhberg who urged me home in my first 275km cycle.
Favourite sports person:Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali).
Favourite place to Holiday;Anywhere warm.
Most influential people in your life;Parents and siblings.
What famous 5 people would you invite to your place for dinner:Executives of
Starship,Canteen,Heart Children,Ronald McDonald House, Cat Walk Trust.
What is your greatest fear;Getting tipped off cycling by a motorist or truckie.
If you were a super hero what would your super power be;Big strong legs to climb hills better.
What did you want to be when you were little;A Chicken or Chook farmer.
What three words would your best friends use to describe you:Attacker,Girly blouse( if wet),hopeful
Where do you see yourself in cycling terms in 5 years time; Still being able to enjoy the fun,banter
and coffee of recreational cycling.
I asked Colin what have been most two challenging events of his long and successful career.His
answer;My first 1200km ride,Boston-Montreal- Boston.Full of trepidation,can I do it, will I get lost,
where will I kip( Taupo has big mail boxes), and what will I eat! A close second the Cape Reinga-
Bluff solo 2158km ride with the support of awesome Manawatu Masters members and family.
Thank you Colin you are a club legend.