Lloyd began racing in 1969 and came seventh in the Milk Race and rode in the 1972 Munich Olympics. In 1973 he turned professional with Raleigh. He retired from cycling in 1986. like many ex-pros he set up a bike shop and was soon selling frames under his own name. The early ones were made by a number of builders including I believe Argos
Lloyd was a framebuilder for 13 years.