Southend Cycles - Our Staff

By: Southend Cycles  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Bike Mechanic

Southend Cycles - Our Staff

Brian Gilbert - Owner

Brian came from a mechanical background working for Ford Motor Co for 23 years as a Parts Manager. Purchased Southend Cycles AvantiPlus in 1985 and has built the business up from a team of 3 to 6.

Brian has been a local cycle coach for many years and has also been a N.Z.Paralympic cycling coach. In the past 10 years Brian has toured with numerous N.Z. teams overseas either as manager or mechanic or coach.

Brian holds the NZ Bike Mechanic Trade Certificate and Shimano qualifications. Brian is knowledgeable in all aspects of cycling and specialises in setting people up in a comfortable riding position for optimum results after they purchase a bike. He is always happy to offer advice if asked.

Keywords: Bike Mechanic

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