Who We Are
Design and Engineering
David has a strong background in composites, stress analysis and aerodynamics. Since completing a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Auckland, he has worked in motorsport, aerospace and sports engineering. He was a co-founder of the University of Auckland Formula SAE race car team and also competed nationally in single-seaters and Porsches.
In aerospace he worked as a Senior Aeronautical Engineer responsible for stress analysis and FEA of composite and metallic structures.
He then went on to consulting to Avanti Bikes on the aerodynamic development of their track and time-trial bikes for the Commonwealth Games and London Olympics through CFD Analysis and Wind Tunnel testing. His bikes have received the international Red Dot Design Award and New Zealand’s top product design award, the Supreme Purple Pin. His bikes have taken Commonwealth Game Gold medals and World Championships.