Brendan has been in the cycle industry for over 19 years. Co-owner of Avanti Plus Lower Hutt he is head over wheels for bikes. In the past Brendan has been involved in National level Cross Country riding and is a member of the Karapoti sub 3 hour club. Not to be restricted to the dirt he also enjoys racking up the kilometers on a Scott Cr1 road bike. As well as being a shimano qualified mechanic he is our fully trained dynamic bike fit guru. For those who are serious about fine tuning and getting the best possible performance out of their bike Brendan is the man.
Murray Howe - Co-owner
Murray is lucky enough to combine a love of bikes with a passion for making bikes accessible to all. With over 24 yrs experience in the industry he is keen to share his expertise and loves nothing more than helping the novice cyclist begin their journey. Murray loves trying out the road bikes he sells and believes in the importance of knowing his products inside and out in order to fully inform you as the customer. Biking to and from work everyday and with a cycling group at the weekends keeps him uptodate with the changing needs of today’s cyclist as well as keeping fit. One of Murray's prized possession in the shop is a photo of him in 1994 standing next to his hero Greg Lemond (glad you didn't keep the shirt Murray) and his favourite holiday destination to date has been to France to watch the Tour.
Mike Williamson-Senior Sales/road expert.
Mike Williamson formally of VIC cycles has now joined the Avanti family with his years of road cycling experience and general product knowledge, he'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. If you're keen on road cycling and are looking to catch up on the lastest action and products from around the cycling world Mike's your man.
Neil Cunningham-Head Mechanic
With 20 years of experience in the bike trade Neil has seen it all and has a few stories to tell. Along with those stories comes a wealth of knowledge and expertises. If you are concern at all about that state of your bike but are not sure what needs to be done to get it running like new again. Bring it in and Neil will be happy run his expert eye over it and give you a free quote on what needs to be done to get your favourite form of transport up and running.