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PHILIP YOULES MANAGING DIRECTOR
Philip started Youles motorcycles in 1985. His first bike was a Honda SS50 and he passed his test on a YB100. Philip can ride anything from a unicycle to a supercharged Rocket 3. His most terrifying moment was a flight in a Jet Provost fighter trainer. He enjoys the banter with both customers and trade.
LOUISE YOULES - FINANCE DIRECTOR
Louise joined Youles Motorcycles in 2001 having previously worked at Lancashire County Council in the Treasurers Department. When she met Philip she had a Saturday job delivering cakes. Louise reckons her fast driving resulted in a few 'damaged in transit' cakes, but we reckon it was probably more a case of eaten in transit!
ROYCE WILLIAMS - GENERAL MANAGER
Having started out at Youles Motorcycles as a technician, Royce soon discovered that he preferred to be front of shop so he joined the sales team in 2000. He currently drives a Toyota Celica and rides about on a Bonneville when the sun comes out!
JASON NOBLET - SALES EXECUTIVE
Jason joined our sales team in 2011 after being in the motorcycle trade for 11 years. When he is not riding his R6 he can be found either cruising the lakes on a Moto Cruiser or rock climbing.
Andy Dawson - After Sales Manager
Andy made the transition from Customer to Team Member at the beginning of 2018 and he hasn't looked back since! Now our After Sales manager, he commutes in every day on his Suzuki Address and spends his free time with his partner, his son, and his new Street Twin!
MICHAEL BYRNE – WORKSHOP MANAGER
Mick joined us in 2005 and has been in the trade since 1991- he is responsible for the smooth running of the workshop. Also an M.O.T tester he often attends training courses to keep up to speed with the latest technology. He currently rides a CB500 and his most recent project is a diesel bike – that can be seen on Youtube
DANNY CROOK - TECHNICIAN
Danny joined us in 2002 as an apprentice technician – he is now fully qualified as well as being an M.O.T tester. He is highly skilled in all aspects of service and repair of motorcycles and scooters.
CHRIS THORNBER – DRIVER/VALETER
Chris joined us in 2007 and is responsible for the excellent presentation of our used motorcycles. His duties also include the safe delivery of motorcycles to our customers. His current bikes are CB600F Hornet . He also runs a dog named Oscar but we recon the dog walks him he doesn’t walk the dog !
LUKE WHITTAKER – TECHNICIAN
Luke joined the workshop team in June 2011 as our apprentice and has just been awarded the Motor Engineering Apprentice of the Year. He is now a fully qualified Technician and rides a Kawasaki ZX6.
NIKKI KARADOGAN – ACCOUNTS
Nikki worked in the motor industry for 10 years before starting at Youles Motorcycles. Nikki enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children at the weekends. She loves a good road trip or anything to do with travel and exploring new places.
NICOLA BIRCHAL - ACCOUNTS
Nicola has been with us since 2014, after working in the travel industry for 22 years and is responsible for a whole host of admin duties. Nicola has a daughter and son and spends most of her spare time taxi-ing her son around to his many sporting activities.
DAVID SCRAFTON - WEB CONTENT ADMINISTRATOR
David joined Youles in Jan 2016 and is responsible for updating the content on Youles websites on a part-time basis. Loves anything on two wheels with or without an engine.
NATHAN MCNEILLY - AFTER SALES
Nathan has been with us since August 2022, he currently owns and commutes on his Suzuki GSXR750.
ANNA DOSWELL - AFTER SALES & CLOTHING
Anna first started working for us in 2006 and left in 2018. Now Annas back where she belongs! she's a fountain of knowledge with all things Triumph and Clothing, She is now a Shoei accredited Technician.
PAUL THRELFALL - SALES EXECUTIVE
Paul Joined the sales team in 2021 and has fitted in great, He currently owns a Speed Triple 1200 RS as his daily commute. He's also a Blood biker so he will be out in all-weather helping others.
JOSHUA THOMPSON - APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN
Josh started working with us in August 2022 he is starting his journey on the Triumph Apprenticeship scheme. He is aiming for the apprentice of the year.
CHRISTOPHER HEATH - WARRANTY & AFTER SALES
Chris is our Warranty specialist he currently owns a Suzuki SV650 and a Lambretta for those nice summer days. he loves all things two wheels.
ADAM FRENCH - SALES EXECUTIVE
Adam has joined the sales team in August, he is very positive and will always be happy to help. He commutes on his VFR800 in nice weather, then he breaks out the old faithful Honda NTV650 when the weather is inclement.
JONATHAN KELLY - SALES EXECUTIVE
Jon is settling in great he joined the sales team in 2022 and has quickly fitted in. He owns a BMW S1000XR and commutes on his Verseys 650.
BOB - DRIVER / VALETER
Bob is our Driver/Valeter and has been an avid motorcyclist for 45 years he owns Fj1200 outfit, and has selection of big trail bikes. He is also the founder of the SC6600.
CHARLENE SHARPLES - ACCOUNTS
Charlene started working in our accounts department in 2020. In her spare time, she loves to paint and is a very talented artist.