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Two Wheels category National Courier awards 2015

2015 an exceptional group of National courier awards nominations shortlisted, Presented by Sarah Bell, Traffic Commisioner for the West of England


 Two wheels, the very front line of same day delivery, Simon Harding a Bristol two-wheeler with blue light training, Reimo Heistein, London cycling courier passing his knowledge to others, William Philips, fastest fix gear cycle in London, Alessio Purcelli, the green solution to parcels with a cargo bike. David Sottile, BBC documentary ambassador, ‘There is a patient at the end of every one of my jobs.’

Two wheel winners, Simon Harding, Reimo Helstein, William Philips, Allesio Puricelli and David Sottile

Simon Harding, Citysprint , A Same day medical motorbike courier, Call Sign: BL75

nca 2015 2 wheels simon harding citysprint

Carl Lomas MBE IOC Chair with CitySprint CEO Patrick Gallagher and 2-wheels Blue Light winner Simon Harding.
Lt. Col. Brett Duxbury BFPO congratulates the ex-paratrooper with University of Derby Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rod Dubrow-Marshall

10 years ago, this individual made a conscious decision that he wanted to make a difference by becoming a medical motorbike courier. He undertook amongst many things ADR level 3 training, first aid courses and blue light training in London- He still is one of only a few registered blue light motorbike couriers.

Reimo Helstein DX, a pedal bike courier London

nca 2015 2 wheels reimo helstein dx

Great all-round cycle courier referenced by clients & assisting fellow cycle couriers with the knowledge he has learnt.  Reimo works in one of the most difficult and dangerous areas of London – he has experienced abuse & dog attack does not give up and is always optimistic. He is very popular amongst his colleagues and thinks nothing of assisting them with his knowledge and experience.               

William Phillips, Citysprint Changed lifestyle and location to become a  pushbike Courier

nca 2015 2 wheels william phillips citysprint

He changed lifestyle and job to become one of the fastest pushies on the London streets. He epitomises what it means to be a pushie - fast, efficient, reliable, tenacious and adventurous!  Often competing in local events and races where he’s considered the “undisputed fastest fix-gear rider in London”.

Alessio Puricelli  , a  Cargo Bike Pilot (that’s two wheels), Call Sign: C896 working out of  London

nca 2015 2 wheels alessio puricelli rush

Lead courier in the cargo bike team, reliable, asked for by clients, respected by controllers. With him in the lead, the team has grown to establish a formidable Green service offering for larger items in Central London


David Sottile, CitySprint, Healthcare Same day Pushbike courier showcased on the  BBC2 Documentary. Call Sign: PH82

nca 2015 2 wheels david sottile citysprint

An ambassador to our sector. Featuring heavily in the BBC2 documentary called Inside Harley Street where he had a camera crew following him around whilst he was going about his day to day deliveries of samples, human tissue and specimens. When asked what his job meant to him, he said “There’s a patient at the end of every one of my jobs and I get to feel that I’ve made a difference and the work I do matters”.


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