Who we are

At Cycle Obsession, we are a passionate team of cyclists dedicated to providing an exceptional bike store experience. From seasoned riders to enthusiastic beginners, our diverse team is here to cater to your needs. With personalized assistance and expert advice, we ensure a perfect fit for every rider.



First Bike? Stunt tricycle

Favourite Ride/trail? Mr Black @ Skyline Rotorua

Favourite bit of kit? My Garmin

Post-ride bevy of choice? Protein shake all the way

Dream riding destination? Moab - Slick rock riding

Luke kivell

First Bike? Giant XTC Jr

Favourite Ride/trail? Jekyll & Hyde (Roturua)

Favourite bit of kit? Shimano RX-800 Shoes

Post-ride bevy of choice? Peach Ice Tea

Dream riding destination? North Shore Canada

johnny sanderson

First Bike? Custom HMX500

Favourite Ride/trail? Anywhere challenging with friends

Favourite bit of kit? That Chris King buzz

Post-ride bevy of choice? BRB Bouncing Czech

Dream riding destination? Too many to list

KANE forsyth

First Bike? Huffy

Favourite Ride/trail? Thompsons Track

Favourite bit of kit? My E full sus

Post-ride bevy of choice? H2O (on the rocks)

Dream riding destination? Colorado

Dwayne Swart

First Bike? GT Avalanche

Favourite Ride/trail? Fools Gold into 24 Karat Rotorua

Favourite bit of kit? Garmin Instinct Watch

Post-ride bevy of choice? Blueberry R-Line

Dream riding destination? Whistler

Bryce Raynes

First Bike? Raleigh 16"

Favourite Ride/trail? Whistler

Favourite bit of kit? My Avocado Socks

Post-ride bevy of choice? Lion Red

Dream riding destination? Bayfair Skatepark


First Bike? Giant TCR roadie

Favourite Ride/trail? Rocacorba climb in Banyoles, Spain

Favourite bit of kit? Oakley sunglasses

Post-ride bevy of choice? Choccy Milk

Dream riding destination? Alpe d'huez

Regan Doig

First Bike? Polygon Siskiu D7

Favourite Ride/trail? Taniwha

Favourite bit of kit? My Chromag Monk dirt jump frame

Post-ride bevy of choice? Choccy milk

Dream riding destination? Morzine Bike Park

Nick Gibbard

First Bike? Trek Precaliber

Favourite Ride/trail? Tūteata

Favourite bit of kit? My TRP DH-R Gold Evo Brakes

Post-ride bevy of choice? Crisp Water

Dream riding destination? Canada

the brief history of

cycle obsession

We are Mount Maunganui's original local bike store with over 50 years in business. Kris has been with the company since 1996 and the owner since 2004. Our store size and team have grown over the years, matched by our knowledge, experience and passion for the industry.

Our Ambassadors

We are privileged to able to support these local athletes on their sporting journey


Ambassador for Cycle Obsession - Trek


Trek Emonda SLR 9 eTAP

Trek Speed Concept SLR 9

Tristan Haycock

Ambassador for Cycle Obsession


Giant Anthem Advanced 29er

Giant XTC Advanced 29er

Giant TCR Advanced


Ambassador for Cycle Obsession


Giant TCR Advanced SL 1

Hamish Lane

Ambassador for Cycle Obsession


Pivot Mach 4SL

Pivot Switchblade

Trek Checkpoint SL5

Mikey northcott

Ambassador for Cycle Obsession


Trek Topfuel 9.7

Tyrone Laurent Stokes

Ambassador for Cycle Obsession - Transition


Transition Spire Carbon X0 AXS