George Pickering is a cycle commuter with sportive and touring aspirations. He enjoyed cycling as teenager, but after a 20 year hiatus restarted as a means of getting fit and keeping up with his cycling enthusiast wife. He now owns three bikes: a Brompton, a Koga Miyata Traveller and a Cannondale Quick Carbon 1. In addition to the Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100, previous exploits include London to Brighton on a Brompton, the Lon Las Cymru and the Whitehaven to Newcastle C2C as well as avoiding inconsiderate drivers on the South Circular on a weekly basis. George's day job is as a lawyer with a large pharmaceutical company.