Former racing cycliste from Toulouse. Worked in the motor industry for 25 years as a Senior Production Facilities Manager. Moved to the UK from France in 1991 but lived in Dresden, Germany from 93 - 96, now living in Warwickshire, England and work for Local Authority. Currently ride an MV Agusta F3 675 and drive a Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.4 Multiair. Married to a German Socialist Consultant Paediatrician with two children. Have a general dislike of Americans.