At Eat Sleep Cycle our mission it to make cycling a desirable lifestyle choice by bringing together communities, expanding horizons & having less impact on the environment.

Our goal is to inspire & support people to ride, through building a welcoming community & selling a selection of carefully curated bikes, services & cycling tours.

We have a bike shop in Girona city centre & we’ll be opening a café & dedicated bike rental centre in the summer of 2021! Make sure you check out our crowdfunding campaign to find out how you can get involved!

We are an internaitonal team of cycling lovers & we welcome anyone who loves to ride!

Meet the Team

Lee

Founder

Lee is an Engineer from the north of England who has lived and worked on the Isle of Wight as well as the more exotic locations of China, San Diego & Argentina. After a career change and a stint of Sustainability in London, Lee found his new home in Girona, where he’s busy growing Eat Sleep Cycle alongside increasing his threshold power.
@lee_comerford

Louise

Founder

Louise is a touring-cyclist turned road-racer from Kent, England. She studied and worked in London for 6 years in the sustainability sector before heading to Girona where she pursued cycling and the racing dream. Soon after she founded Eat Sleep Cycle. 
@louise_laker

Bernat

Hub

Bernat works in our Hub, mainly on reception but can often be found helping out in the workshop too.

His favourite type of riding is, MTB, gravel and anything involving exploration. If he could ride anywhere in the world he would ride somewhere with a stunning landscape and single-track, for example British Columbia.

When he’s not working he spends time with his family, watching TV series’, practicing photography, cooking, eating and travelling.

Joan

Mechanic

Joan is from Catalunya & looks after our rental bike fleet. Joan is a mountain biker and put his roadie colleagues to shame with his insane bike skills.
@joanfrancescmtb

Daan

Marketing / Mechanic

Daan is from Utrecht via Andalucia and Geneva.

When he’s not working he can be found discovering the amazing roads of Girona or riding ultra-endurance events. If he could ride anywhere in the world he says a through Kyrgyzstan is high on his bucket list. Daan is also a talented photographer & a great mechanic.

A cafe solo is his coffee order!

@daanvanmeeuwen

Amy

Finance

Amy is from the UK & brings over 15 years of Finance Experience to the team. When not providing financial advice Amy can be found cycling, swimming, running or working on her house just across the border in France!

Menno

Tours

Menno is a talented route planner & joins our team from the Netherlands. Menno loves to ride gravel & road in new destinations & is pretty great at logistics too!

Chris

Tours

From Cheshire, via Manchester, via London and now Girona, Chris is our Relationship Manager.

Chris can’t choose a favourite Girona ride as he says “it’s all so good”! When he’s not working he loves “hanging out with old and new friends at the amazing places in Girona.” He is also a lover of all things water sports, especially kayaking.

At the cafe, he’ll be found ordering a ‘cafe con leche, por favor’

@smedgey1

Willem Jan

Mechanic

Willem Jan is a talented mechanic from the Netherlands with over 20 years of experience fixing all kinds of bikes.

When not in the workshop Willem Jan is out on some type of bike, he races mountain bike & also loves to cruise along the roads.

Annemiek

Hub

Annemiek is from Holland & has worked in a bike shop for many years. Annemiek rides road & races mtb at the weekends.

Oscar

Hub

Oscar is from the south of Spain & lives with his family here in Girona. He is obsessed with gravel cycling & is the proud owner of a Ridley Kanzo Adventure. When not working with bikes Oscar can be found riding bikes!

Cecilia

Finance

Cecilia is from Catalunya & has a passion for sustainability & wine!

Cristina

Hub

Cristina is half Catalan half Australian & rides a Cervélo! She’s currently finishing up a masters in Political Science & is working in our Girona shop.

Our Guides

Joan

Guide

Joan is a Catalan local from Manresa. He knows our local Girona roads well and can also be found guiding in the Pyrenees.

Thibaut

Guide

Thibaut is a photographer by trade & is from Provence. He excells in the high mountains and can be found guiding in the Alps, Provence & the Pyrenees.

Antton

Guide

Antton is from Finland and moved to San Sebastian after many years in Barcelona. He is a great photographer & can be found guiding in the Pyrenees, North Spain & Girona.

Knut

Guide

Knut is from Germany and has embraced the Girona way of life. A Designer by trade, a mountain-biker by nature, Knut works as a road, gravel & mtb guide in Girona as well as running tours for Eat Sleep Cycle throughout the year.

Gethyn

Guide

Gethyn is a Welshman who’s settled in Girona. He speaks Catalan like a local, is a lover of ridiculously long bike rides (dawn ’til dusk style) and teaches English for a living.

Berta

Physio

Berta is from Vic, Catalunya and runs her own successful Physio practice, Gabinet Medic Girona. Berta is known for making the best roadside lunches & giving the best massages on tour!

Mario

Guide

Mario is from Italy & guides all over Europe!

Julie

Guide

Julie is from the USA. She relocated to Mallorca to live the cycling dream after a long career in teaching. Julie guides in Mallorca, Girona & the Pyrenees!

Mikel

Guide

Mikel is from the Basque Country but lives with his partner in Malaga. Mikel guides all over Spain & on the Spanish islands too!

Community

Lazy Lunes

Open Group Ride

Lazy Lunes is our weekly Eat Sleep Cycle Club ride and is open to all in possession of a road bicycle.
Meet at 10 am at the Eat Sleep Cycle HQ, every Monday.

Beers & Bravas

Social Night

Join our Thursday night social and meet other cyclists in town.
We meet from 7 pm at the Eat Sleep Cycle Cafè Restaurant.

Club

Club Ciclista Eat Sleep Cycle

The Eat Sleep Cycle Club is a merry band of cyclists living in Girona. Ask about joining in our HQ if you’re planning to stay awhile.

OUR BLOG

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September 11, 2021

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September 3, 2021

Cycling in Girona in Autumn 2021: Everything You Need To Know

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August 25, 2021

Eat Sleep Cycle: Introducing Vielo Bike Brand

British brand Vielo are coming on board at Eat Sleep Cycle. Vielo build unique road and gravel bikes, standing out with bold colours and custom 1x chainrings. We interview father…
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