Mandy Jones

Amanda Ellen " Mandy " Jones is a former British cyclist.

Mandy Jones started cycling in the " Westpennine Road Club " in Rochdale (north of Manchester ). In 1974 she played her first race and five years later she won her first national junior championship.

In 1980, at the age of 18 years, Mandy Jones was third in the Road World Championships in France Sallanches behind world champion Beth Gentile. In 1982, she won the first British woman in 15 years the world title at the road World Championships in domestic Goodwood. In the UK rail championships in the same year, she proved her versatility champion in the 3,000 -meter individual pursuit and the 50-mile time trial, an English "specialty" was. 1981 and 1983 she won the title of British road champion.

2009 belonged to Mandy Jones to the first 50 honorees in the " British Cycling Hall of Fame". Also, it is represented in the British " Golden Book of Cycling".

Mandy Jones now runs with her husband Nigel Bishop a bike shop in Oldham.