Name: Chris Hall
Nickname: Baloo
Birthplace: A cave in the woods
Age: 26
Weight: 86kg
Previous Clubs: Rapha Cycle Club, Glorious CC
Bike: Theres 7.. Focus Izalco Pro 3.0, De Rosa R838, Planet X Exorcet 2, Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie, Specialized Allez, 1983 Raleigh Vitesse, Dolan Pre Cursa
Favourite Rider: Its a tie between 3: Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Sir Chris Hoy
Favourite other team: Liverpool FC in 2005 (dream team)
Most memorable ride:  The climb up the Transfăgărășan Highway in Romania (the world’s most beautiful road) and cheering my mates up
Biggest thrill: Swimming with dolphins and whale sharks. Watching my dad get back on his motorbike after being in a coma
Biggest disappointment: Not being alive in more of the 80’s
Miscellaneous likes: Whiskey, cats, tattoos, painting, chips from Loch Fyne, Elvis Pressdee (of course)
Miscellanous dislikes:  Marmite, crisps, mullets, red trousers
Favourite cake: Fig Flapjack or a good brownie
Favourite drink:  Shot of a good whiskey with Diseronno, or a good flat white.
Favourite TV show: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The American Office
Favourite singer:  Dallas Green or Brian Johnson
Best friend: There are a few but Ant and Steve
Biggest influence on career: My dad & Professor Layton Reid
Biggest drag in cycling: Halfords attempts at bicycle shaped objects and people who cut through red lights
International honours: Shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival 8 times, spoken at a TED talk
Personal ambition: To cycle around the world
If you weren’t a cyclist what do you think you’d be?: A drummer
Which person in the world would you most like to share a beer with?: Treve Ripley