David Mckinven is a professional
 Writer, bicycle mechanic, and illustrator living and riding in Bristol.
His articles have been published in magazines such as
Cyclist middle east, websites such as Gulf news, and web-based magazine Expat Bloke.
He also created the Wheels of Karma site.
David has over 16 years experience in the Cycling industry.
He is a master mechanic with a Cytech level 3 accreditation who has specialized knowledge in all aspects of
bicycle maintenance and customization. For The Cycle Hub David controlled the warranty department for both Specialized and Pinarello in the middle east. He is now the project manager for the first app based bike share company to launch in the U.K. YoBike.
Alongside his technical skills, David is a designer and illustrator with a bachelor’s degree in the arts. He also has an in-depth knowledge of Photoshop, CAD, and SEO practices.