Cambridge born and bred, Rob has always had a passion for cycling. Commuting to primary school on a yellow Moulton “Stowaway” he successfully defended the slow bicycle trophy in the top two years of Juniors.
Cycle trade experience started at 14, working on repairs and sales at the weekends and then summer jobs through university. Eight years in the chemical industry established a love of touring and commuter cycling particularly in the Yorkshire Moors.
Back to Cambridge to run Ben Hayward Cycles for 32 years, expanding then closing in 2017 a wonderful, fulfilling yet ultimately frustrating time.
After a foray into the mobility industry, he just could not keep away from bicycles, and is now enjoying the challenge of setting up a family cycle orientated, cargo, urban and junior bike shop at Outspoken Cycles.
Roll up, roll up, for the stupendous, amazing, incredible Cargo Carnival! Join our happy parade of cyclists as you show the city of Cambridge what can be carried on a bike – from children to carpentry tools and pizza to puppies! Meeting at 11am, we’ll take a short ride through the city centre to Lammas […]
Join Camcycle and a range of family cycling experts, children’s cycles, cargo cycles and equipment for carrying children for a new event to share knowledge and experiences of family cycling. The event will include talks, an opportunity for questions and lots of chances for testing of cycles and kit. We thrilled to have two guest […]