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AvantiPlus Blenheim

The only Avantiplus dealer in the famous Marlborough region  - Avanti is an international success story producing cutting-edge bikes and sponsoring top level athletes.  AvantiPlus Blenheim the family bike shop, for more choice and better service.
Four great reasons to choose an Avantiplus bike GUARANTEE:SERVICE:PROFESSIONAL MECHANICS.
Dream a little with AvantiPlus Blenheim. 

Shop hours:   8.30am till 5.30pm     Monday - Friday
                       9.00am till 2.00pm     Saturday
                       Sunday CLOSED (hire bikes by arrangement)




Here at AvantiPlus Blenheim we offer: -
    1.    Free 4/6 week service on all new bikes sold in store, then a free service at 6 months and 12 months.
    2.    Comprehensive safety check on all new bikes before they leave the store
    3.    Free bike fit with every new bike sold to make sure you enjoy the ride.
    4.    Lifetime manufacturers frame warranty on Avanti bikes
    5.    A team of people who are here to help you to achieve your dreams on a bike

Need to check out our full range or unable to purchase in-store go to www.avantiplus.co.nz buy your bike and/or accessories and nominate Marlborough - we will assemble your bike and offer three free services on all new bikes. 

Congratulations to the winners of the Westpac Marlborough Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence awards that were held at the Marlborough Convention Centre last night.(06.03.2015)
AvantiPlus Blenheim:  Second Place.       Investing in People & Skills Award.

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Bill, Lynne, Chanelle, Brendan, Mike, Conner (not present)

Brendan Green: Head Mechanic and 2IC  (14 years)
Head mechanic in charge of the workshop.
Shimano Qualified Mechanic


Training: -
Retail Modern Apprenticeship - (Retail Modern Apprentice of the Year finalist)
Specialized University Maters Program
National Certificate Bicycle Sales and Service L2, L3
A+ Dynamic Bike Fit system trained fitter
Trained on Di2 electronic componentry software
Sram training
Update courses for Shimano
Oct 2014 Shimano update course

Bike-fits, running maintenance nights.

Courses attended: -
Leadership Course with Forte Management
Customer and Sales Service with Trust Power and GIST
Friedman Sales & Service courses,  have completed various courses - last being in June 2014
Avanti Training Academy - 2 day course
GEM Visa training

2012, 2013, 2014  New product training at Avanti
plus receive in-house product training with Area Manager
 

Lynne Haines: Accounts/Marketing/Selling (3 years)
I have been working at AvantiPlus Blenheim for approx 3 years now and have a varied role here.
Accounts, wages, budgets, reporting and weekly sales figures.
Over the advertising, marketing, networking, website adn social media.
Retail, selling bikes and all things needed for biking, I also when required cover stock and invoicing, updating systems.
Over the daylight saving months I run a Womens Only ride on Monday nights departing at 6.00 from 61 Queen St. 
Also run a 5km running series from mid January through to end of April along the Taylor River pathway on Tuesday nights

For the last 4 years I have sat on the Bike/Walk committee, Marlborough City Council. 
Am a qualified L3 Cycle Safety Instructor NZQA - teaching children cycle safety through the Ride On Programme here in Marlborough.

My interests are:
Cycling is my number one passion, completed many Round Lake Taupo, Source to Sea, Lake Brunner.
and a wee bit of mountain biking on the amazing tracks here in Blenheim.
Have toured around NZ and oversea countries in my earlier years.
Completed few half marathans and have successfully completed 2 half ironmans.  


Qualifications and courses attended: -
September 2015 Social Media one day course
May 2015 Women in Leadership Course - Sue Lindsay Total
Customer Services seminars ran by Trust Power and GIST
Business Info – Spreadsheet, Budget Accounting
GEM Visa training
A+ Dynamic BikeFit system

NZQA National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Coaching and Instruction) Cycle Skills L1, L2, L3, L4
First Aid Sports Certificate
Many years of experience in office management and accounts work
MYOB courses

Mike Kane (mechanic)

Has recently joined AvantiPlus Blenheim our 2nd mechanic and sales retail.

Connor McLeod (schoolboy)

Has recently joined AvantiPlus Blenheim as a trainee mechanic under the guidance of Brendan. 

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We are proud to be able to sponsor local Marlborough athletics, Dan Moore, Annabelle Latz, Connor MacLeod.

Proud to be involved with the    rideonRide On Marlborough programme teaching kids to ride.
Lynne is a qualified instructor Level 1, 2 and now 3, 4 for on-road skills receiving NZQA National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Coaching and Instruction) Cycle Skills Instructor
'Bike instructors get NZQA ticket to ride'   - extract from Marlborough Express 31/01/2013
Five instructors from Ride On Marlborough have been recognised for their dedication to teaching bicycle safety by being recognised as fully qualified by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority [NZQA].Tina Fortune, David Speedy, Lynne Haines, Gillie Smith and Wendy Hughes underwent their assessment in December last year, with all of them making the grade. All five have been involved with Ride On Marlborough since it began in October 2011 and have been working towards their qualification since.
The Ride On programme is designed to teach children over six weeks, with one and-a-half hour lessons once a week.
They also do condensed six-hour days when visiting rural areas.
 

For frequently asked questions click here.

OUR GUARENTEE TO YOU

Our customers. Avantiplus Blenhein is locally owned and operated and has been partners with AvantiPlus for over 29 years. You can trust us for EXPERT ADVICE, TOP BRAND BIKES and ACCESSORIES. Our certified Shimano service centre, Shimano and SRAM qualified mechanics ensure our promise to look after you and your bike. Winners of The Small Business Enterprise Centre Superior Service Award. Members of BIANZ and Retail Association.

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FINANCE OPTIONS:-

We welcome GEM Visa, Finance Now, Farmlands, Farmers, Q Card, Gold card, Grey Power and now Rural. Layby welcome.

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