Introducing Sett Valley Cycles Staff


Shop Owner / Workshop Manager

Name: Sam Clark

Industry Experience: over 20 years in cycle shops , 15 years owner & manager of SVC. Cyctech level 1 & 2 qualified.

Rides: Daily commuting, road riding, time trials, hill climbs. Occasional venture off road.

Likes: Hills! Anything shiny, preferably carbon fibre or polished metal. Making things lighter. Coffee & cake.

Dislikes: Dirty bikes, rain, rust & dust. (anything that makes shiny things not shiny).


Mechanic / Workshop Guru

Name: Stu Baker

Industry Experience: 10+ years working in cycle shops as well as working as a race mechanic at high profile events including the Tour Series and the Tour ta' Malta. Qualifications include Cytech 1+2 and DT Swiss Level 2 wheel building.

Rides: Mainly rolling around to/from cafes, Hill Climbs, the occasional time trial and rare jaunts on the MTB.

Likes (in order of importance): Coffee, guitars, music, building wheels, fast descents, shiny steel frames, mudguards, riding beautiful roads, the Goyt Valley, taking pictures of his bikes in nice places.

Dislikes: Winter, dirt of any kind, technology, the 15-20 new “standards” that arrive monthly within the cycle industry, when the cake runs out.