Meet the team
Richard & Carol Gorham - owners of the shop
Richard and Carol bought business in 2015 - returning to the Waikato after many years away. As passionate riders themselves, they're committed to providing the best possible customer experience when you deal with Hamilton Motorcycle Centre.
Michael Evans - Sales
Michael has been falling off Motorcycles since he was a kid, got dropped at Primary School regularly by his eldest brother riding a '65 Thunderbird. He has owned a string of Motorcycles starting as a teenager with a ’82 KX125 thru to the early Z900, GPZ’s Z1's & much more. He has a thorough understanding of the Motorcycle Industry & prides himself on delivering professional service & advice to all our clients.
Neil Batten - Parts & Accessories Manager
Neil brings more than 40 years of parts and supply chain experience, enthusiasm and customer service skills to all your day-to-day enquiries. Whether it be a new tyre, a critical spare part, or a new helmet he can advise you on all elements that keep you up and riding!
Johan Nortje - Service Manager & Head Technician
Johan leads our service team and takes pride in delivering a first class service experience to all customers. He has more than 30 years experience in Motorcycle Servicing, including engine rebuilding and racing. As an avid rider himself, he understands just how important the bike is to each customer.
Kerry-Lee Wilson - Service Advisor
Kerry-Lee works with customers to confirm their servicing needs and manage service bookings. She has extensive experience in this role as well as Parts Administration.
Mark Reid – Service Technician
Mark's passion is all things motorised with wheels attached, and even those where the wheels need re-attaching! He recently completed Ducati's V4 Service Technician training and is already applying that knowledge to service our customers' cherished bikes.
Damian Maclachlan - Service Technician
Damian is a very skilled and experienced tech that we lured away from his homeland with the promise of better fishing & diving experiences with less sharks. He has worked on pretty much everything and has had a life-long association with motorcycles.
Helen McNabb - Office Manager
Helen is your first point of contact for general business enquiries, and accounts and administration. She has a wide experience in business administartion and customer service.