Our Team


Staff Name


Scott Guyton - Owner/Operator

Scott is a double Olympian (Sydney 2000, Atlanta 1996) and Commonwealth Games Representative (Kuala Lumpur 1998). Represented NZ just having turned 19 in Atlanta. Raced in European Pro Teams from 1997 to 2004. Won NZ's most prestigious tour - Tour of Southland twice 1998 and 2003 and placed in the top three on other occasions. Scott has coached Westlake Boys High School cycling team, and Takapuna Grammar cycling team.

Vanessa Guyton - Owner/Operator

Represented NZ at World Championship level as a junior and senior. Won numerous national titles as a junior (U19) rider. Represented NZ at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Is a qualified Sport Scientist and a Nutritionist having completed a BSc with a double major in Sports and Exercise Science as well as Human Nutrition in 2005. Raced on one of the worlds top woman's cycling teams for five years.

Dan Furminger - Cycling Dynamics

Having dipped his toes in road racing, mountain biking and triathlon, Dan brings a wealth of multidiscipline experience to our team. Outside the workplace, he enjoys building and refurbishing bicycles from years past in addition to providing coaching and technical support for his wife. Employment at Kiwivelo affords Dan the resources needed to support her professional triathlon career.

Lance Maitland - Sales

Lance has been at the shop for a long time, he is a very friendly guy and likes to help out where possible, for example taking you for a training ride. Lance has been riding his bike for many years and has a lot of knowledge to give to beginning cyclists.

Ben Higham - Sales

Ben has come to Kiwivelo from Sigma sports in the UK he has years of experience in the bicycle trade and he will be coming on to lead our sales team. He is new to the shop but not new to bikes, you will see him out riding on wednesday mornings with the crew.

Isaac Schuurman - Operation's Manager

Isaac is a competitive mountain biker with an enviable skillset when the trail gets technical. This ability crosses over to our workshop and store operation's where he manages the day to day task and ensures all services are completed to the highest standard.

Jiri Pilik - Workshop

Originally from the Czech Republic, Jiri reached the highest league of competition in ice hockey and used cycling as a form of cross training. Amateur races played a large part in preparation for the hockey season and soon became an important part of his life. Jiri first came to the bicycle industry in 2006 and has occupied a variety of positions in the retail space.

Vicki Cheatly - Accounts

After numerous years of supporting her kids and husband at bike races, Vicki finally decided to give it a go herself. Now she is a keen cycling fan riding her own events!


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