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An introduction to our staff, skills and history.

Dave Barringer- Northants V-twin

Owner, Skilled Mechanic and Technician,
Harley Davidson and Buell Specialist

Julie Barringer- Northants V-twin

Owner, Shop Manager and Buell Specialist

Steve Rattley- Northants V-twin

Skilled Mechanic and Technician,
Harley Davidson and Buell Specialist

When Dave Barringer bought his first Harley-Davidson, an Ironhead Sportster, in 1978 he knew he’d found the only bike that could satisfy him.  Soon after he added an Evo 883 Sportster, closely followed by his first Buell.

In May 2000 Dave set up Northants V-Twin, Harley Davidson and Buell Specialists workshop in Northampton, word soon spread and the business quickly grew, with Harley enthusiasts from all over the Europe coming to buy bikes, spares, or just having a cup of tea, a biscuit and a chat about all things Harley and Buell.

Julie later joined Northants V-tiwn after meeting Dave, sharing the same interests and love for American motorcycles, they fell in love and they got engaged in 2009 and later married in July 2010.

Since then Northants V-twin has blossomed into the wonderful workshop that it is today. With a growing customer base for reliable servicing and customising of Harley Davidsons and Buells.

Dave and Julie both work hard, ride their American motorcycles (classic and Modern) regular together and with their friends and their loyal customers throughout the UK and across Europe.

Dave still enjoys to this very day riding Harley Davidson Sportsters and has been blowing away big twins since 1957!

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