Meet our guides & instructors

The people who will help you succeed.

Ian Dodd, Guide

Ian Dodd

Owner and chief bottle-washer of Bone Desert Cycling, Ian has a passion for extreme sports, namely mountain biking, snowboarding and skateboarding. He enjoys facilitating personal cycling development, applying his technical know-how and instructional skills to deliver a meaningful cycling experience to our clients. He has over 30 years experience of delivering Enterprise IT consulting internationally and also owns a Mobile App Development company - Bone Desert Software. He is a fully qualified National Standards Cycling Instructor, a first aider and has a current DBS. He is also a member of British Cycling.

John Conroy, Guide

John Conroy

Born and bred in the North East, John has a life long passion for cycling and takes great pride in watching clients develop their cycling skills on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. He has several years of cycling training experience and is a fully qualified National Standards Cycling Instructor, a qualified bicycle mechanic, a first aider and has a current DBS. His personal passion is for mountain biking. More recently he has become a qualified mountain bike trail guide. Prior to working in the industry, John acquired a diverse range of skills and knowledge. He was a mechanical fitter at the Lynemouth and Ellington coal fields and has worked for social services specialising in addiction rehabilitation and prevention.

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