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 Coucil in the Treasurers Department. When she met Philip she had a Saturday job delivering cakes. Louise recons her fast driving did result in a few damaged cakes, however these ended up as damage in transit. We recon it was more a case of ate in transit!
ROBERT MURPHY – GENERAL MANAGER
Robert joined our Blackburn sales team in 2008 from a retail management position, he then moved over to our Manchester branch in 2012. He rides to work most day,s usually on a Bonneville T120, fighting his way through Manchester's rush hour traffic. "In Manchester, bikes are the only way to travel!"
JAMES HALLAM – SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE
Joined Youles in 2012. He currently owns a Speed Triple 955, which he occasionally gets to use around his 2 children who run rings around him. Just recently, he completed his latest project converting a van to hopefully use as a holiday tourer in the summer.
JONNY DAVIES SALES EXECUTIVE
Jonny joined the Manchester team in 2021. He previously lived in the USA having moved there aged eighteen. His family heritage has meant he was always destined for two wheels.
Jonny enjoys planning adventures with little more than a backpack & a full tank.
SAM - AFTER SALES EXECUTIVE
Sam joined the team in June 2017 and currently rides a STREET TRIPLE RS. When he's not at work he likes spending time with his wife and kids, and watching Manchester City with his season ticket.
MIKE – WORKSHOP MANAGER
Mike started with us in 2014. He is very interested in working on race bikes and loves watching road racing and Moto GP. He is also an avid bookworm!
HAYDN - AFTER SALES MANAGER
Haydn started out in the workshop and now after over five years on the tools he has now found his way into the warmth of the showroom. Always happy to help with your questions and not shy to get hands on where needed. Hobbies include working on his own bikes and drinking beer, however not usually at the same time! He will always make you feel welcome, so feel free to come in and chat bikes over a coffee.
LEE – TECHNICIAN
Lee is one of our Technicians, he started his time with us at at our Blackburn showroom and has now moved over to Manchester. Lee is a Guinness world wheelie competitor and is generally mad about all things bike. He recently became a Dad to his lovely daughter Violet.
JORDAN – SALES EXECUTIVE
I joined in 2023, I have a love of adventure coupled with risk. I took my old MT07 to Norway and back when I was 22 in the hopes of finding some work, it turned out to be a coming-of-age trip and cemented my love of biking, just give me the keys and I'll ring its neck. Next stop.. Argentina! Outside of traveling, I enjoy poker, cooking and UFC.
OWEN OSBORN – APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN
Owen was recently awarded Triumph Apprentice of the Year 2022 and commutes on his SV650. He is in the process of restoring a Honda NSR125. He is into kick boxing, holds a black belt and also got bronze medal at the 2016 world championship. He also is a mad dog lover and has a King Charles Spaniel call Zuki.
FINLAECGH – APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN
Started in Nov 2022 and is currently training up to begin his Triumph Apprenticeship. He commutes on his Yamaha Virago 535. He loves road trips, enjoying a drink at his local pub and his favorite food is a roast dinner.
JACK – TECHNICIAN
Has been with us since March 2022. He likes to involve his kids with his passion of working on motorbikes as well as fishing. He also loves holidaying on the beach in summer.
HELEN – AFTER SALES ADVISOR
I work on the After Sales team at Triumph, however I will always be a Honda girl at heart. I get the best of both worlds working at Youles with Honda being next door. In my spare time you will find me doing what I love, and that is riding my CBR600, capturing the footage on my Insta360 camera. I also like learning about the bike mechanics from our amazing technicians and sharing my biscuits with my colleagues
KIMBERLEY – AFTER SALES ADVISOR
I enjoy reading, hiking, swimming and going to the gym outside of spending time with my family. I have 4 children. I currently have a Honda SH mode that I use for commuting. Currently looking to do my full license.
RICHARD CUNLIFFE – VAN DRIVER / VALETER
I joined Youles Motorcycles in Jan 2023. I have been riding for about 30 years, and currently ride a Fazer 600. In my spare time I enjoy keeping fit, mountain biking, walking and motorsport.