We have been running More Than 21 Bends Cycling Holidays since 2008


Owner of More Than 21 Bends. Phil has been riding bikes for as long as he can remember but started competing seriously in cyclo cross events in the late 1980’s with Bournemouth Arrows. Phil switched to mountain biking in the mid nineties and rode mostly for leisure with the Bigfoot Mountain bike club in Gloucestershire and has competed in the Megavalanche a couple of times . Since moving to France he has switched mostly to gravel and road riding. Phil runs More Than 21 Bends on his own during the winter months and is helped in the summer by Helen. He is first aid qualified and also a very experienced bike mechanic. Since 2023 Phil has also worked as an International real estate agent in the Normandy region with Leggett Immo.


In her previous incarnation Helen spent 15 years working as criminal defense solicitor before moving to France. Until 2020 Helen was in charge of the emails and all logistics. Since 2021 Helen has been teaching English to a multiple of professional and individual clients in the Normandy region of France. During the summer months and depending on the size of the group Helen maybe helping out on your tour.


Clint is our beagle and can be found on some of our tours in the summer month.

Company Information

More Than 21 Bends is part of Fugieres

Fugieres is a french registered business – Siret 510 305 394

Our registered address is 31 Rue Emile Mougins, Colombelles, France, 14460