Meet Our Team

Management & Sales

David Garwood at Garwood Custom Cycles

David Garwood


David, a North Carolina native currently residing in Lexington, NC. He has had a passion for motorcycles his entire life. As the owner of Garwood Custom Cycles, he is committed to changing the way the traditional sportbike dealership operates: to provide an honest and open approach. David's experience comes not only from his business but also building and racing his own bikes. David’s down-to-earth and hands-on approach to every aspect of the Garwood experience allows him to provide a unique and fresh experience to the motorcycle community and the customers they serve.

Mike Jones

Mike Jones

General Manager

Mike, comes to Garwood's after working in the nonprofit sector for the last ten years, building business relations, fundraising and handling day to day operations.  At Garwood's he has taken the role of General Manager to the next level, helping Garwood's partner with some of the top companies in the sportbike industry, re-establishing the company as one of the top customization shops in the country, garnering awards such Best Paint Job to Best Of Show.  During his time away from the company he spends it with his family, coaching his son's sports teams and being a family man. Known for his alter ego, Moto Mike, he also enjoys riding his bike and doing stoppies.

Parts Manager

Thayer Bates




Tristan Norton at Garwood Custom Cycles

Tristan Norton

Parts Manager

Tristan comes from a mixed background in motorsports and the automotive world.  Having run a successful business of his own, he comes to Garwood's to help push the company further. As his role in Parts Management, he will handle the procurement of parts, the online store as well as vendor relations. 

Aftersales (Service)

Josh Hendrick at Garwood Custom Cycles

Josh Hendrick

Service Manager

Josh has spent the last ten years with Garwood helping them transition from being a locally known company to being established and having shipped bikes globally.  Outside of work, he is a family man that enjoys spending time with his loved ones and friends.


Marketing & Content Creation

Matthew Hand

Matt manages the different social media platforms of Garwood Custom Cycles. Including media for website and social platforms.