meet the team - J's Cycle Shack

J’s Cycle Shack was founded in 2014 by a group of passionate cyclists with the aim of bringing premium brand products to local riders with industry leading service through people with real life cycling experience and passion for bikes! Now shipping products from a variety of fitness brands to customers worldwide whilst still retaining the passion for the product and the people we had on that very first day.

Operating out of two retail stores we now offer an abundance of multi-sport products along with cycle workshop services, specialist bike fitting andpremium after sales. Our small, but dedicated team, learn, analyse and hand pick each product before offering them for sale and are proud to work with brands such as: Scott Sports, Cannondale, Cervelo and BMC.

We hope you enjoy our site and find the products you are looking for.

The J’s Cycle Shack Team.

James Wagner
Owner / Founder

James has worked in the cycle industry since leaving school. He has vast experience in all tasks from making the tea, sweeping the showroom, head mechanic to Business manager.

James holds the highest Cyctec Mechanics qualification and customer service accreditation. He is revered for his knowledge and expertise on Di2 systems, so whether it is the purchase of a new bike or a repair to an existing one James will be able to meet your every need. Although currently not competing, James has ridden mountain bikes and road bikes competitively all over the UK. This has given James an extensive knowledge in both areas from a rider and bike point of view.

Kevin Dawson
Store Director

Cycling Legend – With a pal-mares including: 11 X British Best All Rounder ,2nd National Elite RR champs, 2nd British TT champs, Yorkshire RR champion  ,5 X 100 mile TT champion, 3 X 12 hour champion – Yes Kev can certainly ride a bike! Now more at home competing in a triathlon you will find him at the Epworth Store 5 days a week where he can talk you through the latest watt saving products or help you shave those seconds off with a bike fit, He’s a Retul trained bike fitter and takes pride in helping any type of cyclist get comfortable and fast! 

Ash Finney
Head Technition / Sales

Ash Loves bikes – Also a Keen mountain biker he recently took to downhill racing, can be found building and riding dirt jumps along with some BMX from time to time. Ash is head mechanic across both J’s cycle shack workshops and takes pride in quality workmanship and offering a premium reliable service no matter what bike or product we are working on. Have a technical question – give Ash a call, if he doesn’t know the answer he will definitely find out! 

John Tanner

John Tanner is a British racing cyclist was born and still living in Doncaster. He competed in the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games. He has won the season-long British Cycling Premier Calendar five times.

John competed in the 1996 and 2000 Olympics and has won the BC Premier Calendar five times. In 1999 and 2000 he won the British National Road Race Championships. Other notable wins include the prestigious Lincoln International GP (1997 and 2001) and the Tour of the Cotswolds (2001). He is currently part of the Strategic Lions cycling team, a group or ordinary people achieving extraordinary things, including the current World Record as part of an 8 man team completing the prestigious 3000 mile Race Across America.

Scott Rogan
Sales / Workshop

Scott is an avid mountain biker and recently started his enduro racing career! Riding Bikes is his passion and will certainly help you full-fill your cycling dreams by offering expert product knowledge on any aspect of cycling. With Scotts background in team sports and actually starting out as a J’s cycle shack customer he brings a different fresh dynamic to the team and to our customers offering genuine impartial product advice and reviews on items we sell. Scott is a great guy so be sure to speak to him if calling into store!