Repairs and Servicing


At Central Plateau Cycles, we will treat your bike like it's one of our own. Whether it be for the casual ride or the day before a race, we know how important it is to make sure everything is as good as it can be.

Our head mechanic Darrell Koenig has been in the cycling industry for over 25 years is highly regarded and has a substantial C.V. Therefore you can feel reassured that when the bike is returned to you, it will have been repaired to the highest standard.
His involvement with bikes spans many decades, from repairing friends bikes whilst still at school, to preparing Pro Ironman athletes and Paralcycling bikes.
Over the years he has also provided mechanical support to many local and international events, some of these include;

• Ironman NZ Taupo (NZ mechanic for Meredith Kessler and Marko Albert)
• Lake Taupo cycle challenge and the Elite men’s race
• MTB world cup and national events (Shimano neutral service)
• BMX world champs (Team AUS)

• NZ certificate in Retail (bicycle strand) level 2
• NZ certificate Bicycle Mechanics level 3 (co-authoring the qualification)
• NZ certificate Bicycle Mechanics level 4 (co-authoring the qualification)
• Shimano service centre NZ certified (1997 to 2014)
• Shimano service centre NZ tutor (2007 to 2014)
• Shimano Technology and Education Certification 2019.