Our Dedicated Team 

This is just a little bit about our team!


Jak Brightwell

Jak has already accomplished more than Mark by working in more than one bike store. He is a talented young gentleman who loves his cycling and is pretty bloody good at it.... [read more]


Geoff Hunt

Geoff is a technical e-bike enthusiast who rides more than anyone else in the store. He has brought a wealth of knowledge to Top Gear Cycles from chasing his son around the world 24 hour MTB racing and now is riding all the time himself.... [read more]


Aidan Folger

Aidan is an upcoming Mountain Biker racing XC and Enduro. Although not the greatest, he still enjoys it and grabs at any chance to ride.... [read more]


Katey Coubrough

Team Rider/ Administrator (Owner) Mountain Biker and Multisport enthusiast and full time mum. Favourite thing to do is spend time with family.... [read more]


Mark Gibson

Mountain biker and wannabe multisporter (Owner) Mark is a super keen mountain biker who is involved in running Bike Taupo and getting people out there riding. His goal is to complete the Coast to Coast. Favourite car is is Holden 63 Special (which g... [read more]


Pete Goodman

Bikepacking Guru Pete is an accomplised bikepacker and a bike enthusiast. He is a qualified motor cycle mechanic with a wealth of knowledge of anything on two wheels. He has also started Bikepacking New Zeland in the past few years and it has now gr... [read more]


Zac Dove

Zac is an outdoor guru who is out from America and found himself in Taupo for the snowboarding, fishing and now riding.... [read more]