Mel Peto

Ride Captain
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Name – Mel Peto

Nickname – I recently picked up the name Magic Mel….and, def not for my amazing cycling ability!

How long have you been riding or riding with MP –  Just over 3 years

What got you into cycling – I love the idea of having multiple sports – running alone meant too many injuries!

Do you compete – I participate 🙂

Favorite ride/race – Soo many….Amy’s Gran Fondo on Great Ocean Road, recently did Bondi2Brighton, Port Mac Ironman with the amazing MP support crew

Favorite post ride snack – Anything and everything! The berry smoothie at green Bean is awesome

Something interesting about you – I love to travel! I have an apartment full of IKEA furniture, bc I love to spend my time & money on travelling to over 50 countries, with plenty more to see & do!

what’s your favourite thing about training with MP’? – The people!!! Some of my fave people in the world wear black white & pink, and it makes the early starts so worthwhile. And the drinks after even more enjoyable.

Rich Goodman

Ride Captain
Rich Goodman

Name  Rich Goodman

Nickname – The Gent

How long have you been riding or riding with MP – since early 2014

What got you into cycling – A good mate who went to Kona inspired me to try the Corporate Triathlon. Once I made it across the finish line, I was hooked

Do you compete – Port Macquarie Ironman, Port Macquarie Half Ironman x 2, Santa Cruz Half Ironman, Olympic Distance World Championships – Chicago, Challenge Melbourne

Favorite ride/race – I love racing overseas. Mixing a holiday and race is always the best way to travel

Favorite post ride snack – Had to be a chocolate milkshake (cook and the baker preferably)

Something interesting about you – I used to be a vet nurse and work in a scuba diving store

what’s your favourite thing about training with MP’? – Best thing honestly about MP is the people, we are a great group of friends who all support each other toward a common goal.


Ride Captain
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1. Name – David Bevan
2. Nickname – Bevo
3. How long have you been riding or riding with MP – 3 years, 3 months & 3 days
4. What got you into cycling?  personal goal to complete a
5. Do you compete? – Every session (don’t tell my coach)
6. Favourite ride/race – Busso 70.3
7. Favourite post ride snack – coffee & more coffee
8. Something interesting about you – Most people say Im the best looking 54-year-old you will ever meet.
9. Anything else you wish to share –  i’m a warm, understanding,
caring, easy going fun loving guy who loves to train hard

Nick Young

Ride Captain
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Name – Nick Young
Nickname – Pistol Pete or Latino Heat
How long have you been riding or riding with MP –  Proud to be an inaugural member of MP
What got you into cycling – We were living in Vancouver in 2010 and one of our friends asked us to do the Kelowna Sprint Triathlon with him. That got me into triathlon, which I loved.
Do you compete –  I have done many sprints, olympics, 70.3’s and four Ironmans. When Isabelle was born I switched to cycling and enjoyed crit racing and in the last couple of years have concentrated on getting myself fit for Bondi2Berry and this years Bondi2Brighton ride!
Favorite ride/raceHusky long course (and more recently Husky sprint!), and Port Mac Ironman
Favorite post ride snack – Peanut butter on toast, and a kids size choc smoothie with shot of coffee in it
Something interesting about youI hold the Ellen Street World Record for drinking 5 yaegar bombs
what’s your favourite thing about training with MP’? – The great balance of hydration during training and rehydration after! With great people and great banter.

Dave Neville

Ride Captain
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Name –Dave Neville

Nickname – Dave

How long have you been riding or riding with MP – About 6 or 7 years with MP (2012)

What got you into cycling – I got sick and tired of walking to school

Do you compete – Yes

Favorite ride/race – Callala Tri

Favorite post ride snack – Berry smoothie, boring I know, but I’m from the country

Something interesting about you – Nothing I’m from the country

what’s your favourite thing about training with MP’? – Bevo