The Botany Honda Team

Botany Honda Motorcycles has been in business in Auckland for over a decade.  Our team are a dedicated group of keen motorcyclists who ride, or race, both on and off road :-P   Below is a bit more information on our fabulous team…

Darrell Ladbrooke

Mechanic / Service Dept

Darrell has been involved in all areas of the biking industry for 17 years. 10 of which as a mechanic servicing all brands of motorcycle. 

He raced the northern regions championship in South Africa for a few years and now currently enjoys a spot of off road riding.

Hayden Lupton

Apprentice Mechanic

Hayden grew up on a cattle farm in Maungaturoto and moved to Auckland to get this apprenticeship.

A keen dirt bike rider since age 10, Hayden spends his spare time working on his MX bike and doing up his Hilux.

Lance Kilkolly

Mechanic

Lance has 18 years in the mechanical trade working on everything from heavy diesel through to race car & bike fabrication - with a passion for making things go faster!

His long term goal is to build a winning Pro Stock bike.

Nathan Evans

Apprentice Mechanic

A keen motocross racer since age 6, Nathan now races his CRF250R to competition level.

He commutes to and from work on various demo bikes with the excuse that he needs to ‘test ride’ as many new models as possible! 

Paul Bergmann

Senior Mechanic

Paul returns to Botany Honda after spending several years overseas working alongside the Factory Honda Teams in World Superbikes and MXGP, where he provided technical support to riders and their mechanics.

An excellent all-round technical & mechanical expert.

George V-Hamilton

Gear & Accessories

George's passion for road riding has led to racing small capacity and post-classic bikes for the last 10 years.

As our Gear & Accessories adviser, George's vast knowledge has enabled him to source good quality and well priced products for our shop. If it's gear & accessories you're after, he's your man.

Danny Evans

Service Manager, Parts, Honda Power Equipment

Danny (owner) is an all round motorbike enthusiast both on & off road. He takes every opportunity to get out on his road bike and you'll often find him and his sons competing in motocross & trail ride events around the country.

Any spare time is spent fishing or mountain biking.

Richard McFadden

Bike, Scooter & ATV Sales

Richard has been riding road bikes from the age of 16, surviving some of the evil handling bikes of the 70's & 80's! 

He is now trying to wear out a Honda CB1300 by clocking up thousands of k's all over New Zealand.

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