Dave who is the owner of Motorcycle Inspection & Service has been working and involved in bikes for over 40 years.
At 15 he started his motorcycle apprenticeship working for at the time the largest Honda dealer in the south, Harry Gill Motors; who were based in Gosport in Hampshire where Dave was born and grew up.
During his 3 years as a City and Guild apprentice he won Honda’s apprentice of the year twice, and on qualifying as a fully trained motorcycle mechanic was offered a job at Honda’s head office in Power Road in Chiswick.
There he worked for several years running courses for Honda on new models such as The Gold Wing and CBX 1000. He was also one of the first mechanics in the country to be qualified on the CX 500 & 650 Turbo both ground breaking machines of the time.
Dave also had a role in Honda Race Corporation or HRC as it is known preparing the engines and bikes that took many world titles.
Dave went freelance continuing to work on bikes at his own premises. Dave got involved with the insurance business working for several companies as a claims adjuster and vehicle examiner for motorcycle claims.
Dave then went to night school and achieved a Post Graduate Certificate of Education; he then ran evening classes in Motorcycle maintenance at several colleges.
Motorcycle Inspection & Service or M.I.S. as it is known was started in 2000 as a specialist motorcycle inspection service, as Dave wanted to offer something unique and different.
In 2002 he set up in a large workshop in Aldershot as part of the Swiftest motor group where he passed the VOSA MOT course and is now fully qualified VOSA mot test examiner.
Dave developed ‘No Spanners Maintenance’ system for motorcyclists and now lectures on this throughout the country. He has also been Secretary of the Guildford Motorcycle Club, is currently an IAM member, a Honda owners club member and has ridden and supports SERV or the Blood Bikers as they are better known.
In 2006 Dave relocated M.I.S again to Newbury where he lives. His large modern workshop is on the popular Greenham Business Park. There he is able to offer motorcycle restoration and motorcycle sales alongside his other services.
Being a keen biker himself Dave believes that he knows what bikers want.
Quality Servicing at Affordable Prices by someone who is honest , friendly, and gives bikers what they want.