'I’ll have to be buried with my bike' - 76-year-old still racking up 200 miles a week shares tips for lifelong cycling

In our series of inspirational cyclists over 40, Hannah Reynolds speaks to Geoff Nelder, who says 'I’ll have to be buried with my bike'

Geoff Nelder on his bike, old and young
(Image credit: Left: Bruce Adams, Right: Geoff Nelder)

Cycling is an activity, or sport, you can enjoy at any age. Fitness writer Hannah Reynolds has been speaking to cyclists in their 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond, bringing tips, advice and inspiration from cyclists who are still pedalling as the decades progress.

Geoff Nelder has cycled everywhere since he was just five years old. Commuting for work in his younger days led to cycle touring and travel once he retired, and his years of cycling have helped him to live healthily with serious illness. 

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