About Us

Nash Kent

Bike-Fitting/Leadership

Nash has been part of the bike industry since 1995. He has represented NSW and Australia in road cycling and won state medals in road, track and MTB. Nash is an active member of Cycling Australia, Parklife Cycling Club & Bicycle NSW. He is also a Cycling Australia Level 1 Coach, a TrainingPeaks Level 2 Coach, Former Head Coach of the Western Sydney Academy of Sport Cycling Program, a former mechanic and coach for the NSW Junior Road Team. Nash is involved in product testing for Garmin.

Sydney born and bred, he has a passion for bikes, art, music, and design. In 2013 Nash was appointed to the Sydney Olympic Park Authority's Bicycle Advisory Committee who regularly meet with board members to plan for safer and better cycling in the local area. He believes strongly in the local bike store. 

 

 

Daniel Paine

Mechanic

"Painey" is a world-class mechanic. He's been involved with Park Bikes and Parklife Cycling Club since 2013. Notably, since then, he's also worked as the mechanic for some of the best mountain bikers in the world such as Jack Moir and the Intense Factory Racing Team. He's always cool and calm, and a great problem solver. 

Painey is a talented athlete. Formerly a State Downhill medalist, he's recently won his category at the Cannonball MTB festival. He's also raced at NRS level on the road, and banged out a couple of incredibly fast triathlons with almost no specific training. 

 

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Thomas Stannard

Mechanic

Thomas comes from exceptional stock - the famous Stannard family that many cycling fans will have heard of.

After travelling across the Tasman to join us from NZ, he's impressed us already with his infinite knowledge of bikes, coffee & arboriculture.

Thomas is here 4 to 5 days a week as a mechanic.


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Chris Boogert

Park Bikes Travel

Chris Boogert takes care of Park Bikes Travel. He is a brilliant communicator, and has a very strong work ethic. He is straight to the point and honest which is very important when helping customers. He has a teaching degree from Sydney University and has also worked for Waverley College as a cycling coach, and a premium cycle-touring company in Italy. Chris represents Parklife Cycling Club in A grade road racing, and also looks after the club's official communications. He has experience on the road, mountain bike, and track bike. 

 

Gordon Allan