Geoff is a prolific reader and has been in a number of bookclubs over the last 25 years. Geoff is also a keen motorcycle trials rider and is a member of a local club that organizes trials competitions in the Cotswolds area in the UK. Spindown is an affectionate yet serious look at the narrow concerns and ambitions of the weekend warrior and how they impact family and professional life. Geoff was born in 1959. He has three grown up children and lives in the Cotswolds.
Mel Stern’s days as a top-level motorcycle trials rider are over. He has built a successful motorcycle dealership and is determined for his family to make an impression amongst his affluent middle-class neighbours who are colonizing the country village where he lives.