Business helps put Brownlees on the road

THEY’RE famous for their exploits on two wheels, but they also need a little help to ensure they can motor around on four wheels.

Leading triathletes Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee have given their backing to Leeds car repair company

The Brownlee Brothers are driving cars provided by Wheel, after the company’s owner and managing director Dan Besau heard the brothers needed sponsored vehicles. The sponsorship of the Brownlees coincides with move into new premises at Copley Hill Trading Estate in Whitehall Road, Leeds. The company has taken 7,500 sq ft of industrial accommodation on a five-year lease with landlords Towngate.

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Mr Besau said: “This is a new venture for us as we undertake solely bespoke high-end alloy wheel repairs.

“We have invested in new CNC lathes and equipment to carry out the diamond cut repairs to a high standard and we are the only combined CNC Lathe and powder coating facility of this type in Yorkshire promoting an environmentally friendly paint-stripping method”.

Mr Besau, who is originally from Pickering, North Yorkshire, founded, a mobile car repair company in 1995. is now sharing the same industrial unit at Copley Hill as its sister company.