Simon Hevey

Simon Hevey
Lead Guide
Brighton, Melbourne.

Guiding Experience

8 Tours de France and 3 years Mountain Bike Guiding (4 years with Bikestyle Tours)

Bikestyle Trips

8 trips to the TDF

Non-guiding Background

Full time Firefighter in Melbourne CBD, previously worked in a bike shop and managed bike tours/education for students. Do my riding around Bayside Melbourne and Dandenongs. Also race and train on Zwift weekly as well as VeloReality.

Languages

English, basic French

Favourite Location

Provence France. Around Mont Ventoux.

PROFILE

Simon is a career firefighter with the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade. He first witnessed the Tour de France in 2008 and returned to Australia with the intention of becoming a cycling guide. He quit his I.T. job and started working in a Melbourne bike store running the stores’ mountain bike tour and education program.

Simon has run mountain bike tours all over Victoria, including Goldfields Trail, Alpine High Country, Otways, Murray Sunset National Park and road tours from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road. Through the bike store he begun guiding at Le Tour and has worked at many Tours de France since.