Bike Breaks Girona Cycle Centre is operated and owned by the husband and wife team of Dave and Saskia who live in Girona with their daughter Holly.
They both fell in love with the area and have lived here for many years, providing bike rental, bike holidays, touring day trips and guiding services in Spain.
Both are avid riders and qualified guides and are former competitors in local cross country races and European cup downhill marathon competitions.

Dave & Saskia

General Manager SASKIA WELCH-VAN VUUREN is a graduate of MTRO in Den Haag and holds an MBO in Tourism and Marketing, specialising in Hotel management, marketing, PR, travel agency and aviation.

Saskia has over 20 years of experience in the tourism industry.

She speaks 7 languages and is also an accomplished amateur cyclist. She raced for many years locally team at county level, and has was county champion several years running.

General Manager DAVID WELCH is a graduate of Kingston University, London. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and is a qualified technical mountain bike leader. David has 10 years experience of working in the cycle travel industry and has extensive guiding experience, having led groups on a vast range of tours, with clients of all levels and ages. He raced for 25 years and was performed best in the downhill marathon. In 2008, he placed 17th and stepped up to an impressive 3rd in 2010 in the European cup, competing for Bike Breaks.



Shop manager ANNA FELIU is a tourism graduate from Girona University. She has travelled extensively all around the world to eventually come back to her home town Girona. Anna has 11 years of experience working in the cycle and tourism industry, she speaks 4 languages (English, Spanish, French and Catalan) and is a great ambassador of the area.



Workshop manager JAN CANALETA is a Sports Science graduate from Girona University. He is an accomplished cyclist, winning regional championships and is a Catalan university champion in cross country. Jan is an excellent mechanic as well as a qualified, English-speaking guide and has experience working within the cycle industry for over 10 years.


Local cycling guide JOSEP SERRAT has lived in the Girona area his entire life and spends more time on his bike than off. His extensive knowledge of the roads and mountains cannot be bettered. He has been racing at national level for over 35 years and is a highly accomplished rider.


Having travelled extensively, DES ENOCH has settled in Girona and having lived in the area for many years, he now calls it home. Des is a former Royal Marine with unrivaled experience of all forms of outdoor sport possible, having sky dived, scuba dived and of course cycled all over the world. He is an accomplished amateur cyclist competing in many sportives and races each year ranking in top ten for his category. Passionate about his cycling and about the area, a better ride companion is hard to find.

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