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 in a variety of roles
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.