The ‘red neck’ at the Gooseneck is ‘ big hammer’ Steve Gilkes. Steve, who learnt to ride a bike the day after he could walk, is one of life’s true bikers with his collection of 17 bikes, some that even live indoors! Steve is the team’s main man, mechanic, pit crew chief and all round great guy!
Meet spanner man, the young Damion ‘Sky’ Walker. Part time local fireman and fitness fanatic Damion has also taken on the challenge of the team’s personal trainer to transform Steve into an athletic racing snake!
Stu ‘the helmet polisher’ Jackson, owner of KC Auto Colours, has been a long term sponsor of Steve, back as far as his BSB days in the late nineties. Stu also races motocross and enduro.
Last but by no means the quietest, is Elaine ‘pitstop’ Heckford, Mr Moody’s ‘one who must be obeyed’. Elaine who insists on naming her bikes, rides a Triumph Street Triple RX, Silver, on the road and off-road, rides a KLX125, loving known to all as Kermit! Elaine, the self-appointed team manager, looks after all the team’s PR work and mechanise, and writes the world famous race reports!