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Welcome to first european

First European, number one in European quality and expertise.

Located on the corner of Ferry Road and Fitzgerald Ave in Central Christchurch, First European are proud to be the official sales and servicing agents for Royal Enfield, MV Agusta, Benelli, Norton and SWM motorcycles.
We are a passionate and skilled team, dedicated to providing the best possible service to all of our customers. So whether you want a full custom build or a routine service, give the team a call on 033662201.

Bike Servicing

First European is passionate about european motorcycles. This is why our fully qualified and certificated technicians will treat your bike as if it's their own.

Proud stockists

First European are proud to be the official sales and servicing agents of MV Agusta, Benelli, Royal Enfield, Norton and SWM motorcycles.

Our team of highly trained European motorcycle service technicians have a wealth of experience across most European brands and are here to help you with any query.

For more info on our great brands simply click one of the logos!

our blog featuring many of our projects and events

Benelli Leoncino De-Cat Pipe

Developed in-house and CNC mandrel formed for accuracy, these stainless steel de-cat pipes not only look more attractive than the standard cat box but also give the bike a beautiful sound. They areRead more

Himalayan Motard

We decided that the Royal Enfield Himalayan would be a great bike to modify. So we set about thinking which direction to go, should we do a madly aggressive scrambler? Nah, we've done quite a fewRead more

Triumph Tiger 800 Lowering Linkage

Got a too tall Tiger? Then why not fit one of our FE Lowering kits. Made from stainless steel our 800 Tiger lowering links allow you to alter the seat height of your tiger by 25mm, 30mm, 35mm or 40mmRead more

Around the World with Rhys Lawry

Rhys Lawry traveled around the world visiting 71 countriesand traveling an amazing 56,854 miles on a Triumph Tiger 800. He even call in to see us at First European here in Christchurch check out hisRead more

Mods 'n' Rockers

Since 2009 we have held an annual Mods 'n' Rockers event here in Christchurch. It's our bit of friendly rivalry between the smart dressed "scooter boys" (Mods) and the "leather clad" bike boysRead more

Cleveland Heist

No, not an American bank robbery but a bike that hailed from the USA never the less. The Cleveland Heist is powered by the mighty 250cc Lifan single cylinder four stroke. And so itRead more

Lance's Enfield 500

When Lance wandered into the shop, his first words were "I want something different!" So we sat down and over a cup of coffee worked out what Lance liked. In the end, we came up with a bike that is aRead more

Throttlestop Coffee Club

As part of our plan to make First European into more than just a bike shop we added our Throttlestop Coffee Club. With fresh barista made coffees and a selection of food from breakfast paninis toRead more

Distinguished Gentlemans Ride 2018 - Video

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Distinguished Gentlemans Ride 2018

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Kawasaki Z1000 Fighter

This bike was a two stage project. Initially we had been asked by the owner Phil to give the bike a bit of a fresher look and maybe a custom exhaust. This we did and Phil ended up with the bike you cRead more

Dri-Rider Legend Boot

The Dri-Rider Legend boot is again another of those bits of riding gear that I've been using for a couple of years now and really rate. I wanted a pair of boots to wear with jeans and particularlyRead more

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