The Alpine Challenge 2013 Teams

We are proud to announce the official teams for this years Alpine Challenge. Find out more about them and their motivation to ride the Alpine Challenge 2013.

Chain Reaction Cycles

Team Name: Chain Reaction Cycles


Twitter: @Chain_Reaction


  • Pablo Alvarez
  • Scott Berry
  • Damien Duggan
  • Stephen Niblett

Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bike store has grown through hard work, a strong family ethos and investment in stock, systems and most importantly people. We strive to provide you with the best products at the best prices, in the fastest delivery time possible.

We love 'all things bikes' and we’re dedicated to keeping the following 5 core values:

  • To sell at the best possible price
  • To only sell quality products
  • To be honest about stock when we have products in stock and when we don’t
  • To always be there when you need us
  • To endeavour to always dispatch goods the same day you order them

We provide worldwide shipping so whether you’re just down the road from us or on the other side of the world we strive to deliver your products to the highest standard in the shortest time.



Team Name: Cyclosure



  • Tim Ayers
  • Tim Gilbert
  • Lawrence Hall
  • Ian Whittingham

On top of being an Official Sponsor of The London-Paris, we have decided to take it one step further this year and enter a team! Our team is made up of Towergate Wilsons employees and we will be taking on this challenge to raise money for a charity close to our hearts - The Towergate Foundation.

Cyclosure offer some of the best value, specific cover for cyclists going abroad, or for organisers requiring insurance for their event. Part of the Towergate insurance group, the largest independent insurance intermediary in Europe and specialising in niche insurance provision and as a partner to, Cyclosure has a wealth of experience in events.

Cyclosure's popular travel products offer medical and emergency cover for up to £10m, personal accident cover, baggage, personal effects and cash cover, as well as personal liability and legal cover all starting from £16.17 single trip in Europe.



Team Name: TS Associates



  • Nick Dutton
  • Steve Rodgers
  • Alex Simpson
  • Juan Torrent Corrarte

S-Associates is a leading supplier of precision instrumentation solutions for latency sensitive trading systems. With the TipOff network monitoring appliance and the Application Tap software instrumentation card, TS-Associates provides a complete range of precision instrumentation solutions capable of providing nanometric transparency into the latency dynamics of trading systems.

TS-Associates precision instrumentation solutions have been integrated with all leading transaction, market data, middleware and HFT systems. With deployments at leading financial institutions throughout North America, Europe and AsiaPac, TS-Associates offers a truly global support capability through its centres in London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore.



Team Name: Davisons Solicitors 



  • Gary Davison
  • Angus Duncan
  • James Knowles
  • Paul Knowles

Davisons Solicitors 

Davisons is a dedicated solicitors practice, offering service driven conveyancing to mortgage professionals and IFA's.

We work closely with the Introducers to ensure that the best possible service is given to the client and have dedicated teams for Remortgages, Sales and Purchases. Each team is supervised by a qualified solicitor.



Team Name: Wattbike



Team 1

  • Tom Crampton
  • Paul Guyer
  • Matt Moran
  • John Williams

Team 2

  • Rich Baker
  • Rob Beale
  • Alexis Dormandy
  • Alex Skelton
The Wattbike was born out of a desire to provide the sport of cycling with an indoor bike that delivers the authentic feel of cycling, is accessible to a wide range of users and provides an unrivaled level of accuracy in performance data. Today, the Wattbike remains the first and only indoor bike to be endorsed by British Cycling.

The Wattbike enables the user to train using a combination of power, heart rate and cadence and includes a unique pedal by pedal revolution technique analysis. The Wattbike is factory calibrated for life, ensuring that the user can monitor performance gains over a period of time with complete confidence.

This powerful combination of accurate, detailed feedback combined with a unique technique analysis and the feel of riding of a real bike makes the Wattbike the indoor cycle trainer of choice for cyclists from the elite level through to the sportive rider.

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