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About the Owner
Hello and welcome to my site my name is Derek Say and I have lived in Cirencester since 1985, (originally growing up in Tetbury some 10 miles away). I have always been involved with bikes in one way or another having built and maintained my first bike at the age of thirteen and then when I left school I decided to attend and complete a “Time Served Apprenticeship” at the Mid Glos Technical College in Stroud back in 1974 -
The first bike I ever built was a 197 Francis Barnett, which was a scrambler rolling chassis that came with a big box with a mixture of 150 and a 197 Villiers bits in. I couldn't wait to get home from school to finish it and run it up and down the street. My first real road bike was a 1974 Purple (Fizzy) FS1E and after a few modifications I could get 72 mph down-
For a number of years I rode MotoX in the Cirencester club with our home track being at Purton, nothing like it on a muddy day. As you can guess I did all my own preparation work which saved me a fortune, and the bike always looked the business.
In 1990 I set up my own small business running alongside my full time job carrying out race preparation, rebuilds and tuning for MotoX bikes. I had a large following looking after the Mid wilts schoolboys club, and also a top 25 rider. During all of this I still had my day job which was a Company Engineer for a Corrugated Fibre Board and printing Company. This meant I was responsible for everyday engineering, projects, budgets, health and safety, pressure systems at work and a large maintenance fleet running three shifts on three sites.
I have also worked as a consultant engineer for a design and development company , designing and building a machine that deals with clinical waste.
As you can tell throughout the years my #1 passion has always been motorbikes in any shape or form, it has made me understand and appreciate all that goes in to making one of these fantastic machines and so I decided in 2008 to setup my own business with the help of my wife and children and now as my grandchildren are growing they too share my passion and love and support me in moving this business forward.
I hope that you too can come and join our family unit and I look forward to seeing you in the future.