A Bit About Cosmo

Evan Cosmos is a fully trained and qualified Technician Engineer, specialising in motorcycle engineering with over 35 years experience on motorcycles and having a keen interest in classic machines. 

Cosmo trained at West Kent College for a BTEC National Certificate in Motor Engineering and at Merton College School of Engineering for a BTEC National Certificate in Motorcycle engineering. He also obtained numerous City & Guilds qualifications. 

Cosmo spent a number of years working for a well known Triumph and Norton dealership in South London; and has completed training at the Shenstone Norton Rotary Workshops and at the Triumph Hinkley factory. He also has great experience of other classic British motorcycles as well as other European, Japanese and American machines.  

Although specialising in classic machines he is qualified to work on modern machinery. Later he spent a number of years working for the Royal Automobile Club undertaking further specialist courses in vehicle diagnostics and repair.  

Cosmo has also served in the R.E.M.E. as a V.M. and is able to service and repair military motorcycles old and new such as BSA B40's, Harley Davidsons and Armstrongs etc. 

Qualifications

Evan Cosmos Tec. Eng. A.M.I.M.I

  • Associate member of the Institute of the Motor Industry
  • BTEC National Certificate in Motorcycle Engineering
  • Awarded 1989 - Merton College of Engineering
  • BTEC National Certificate in Engineering
  • Awarded 1992 - West Kent College of Further Education. Winning the 'Rawson Cup' for outstanding achievement
  • City and Guilds of London Institute - Motor Vehicle Mechanics
    • Part II
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Light vehicles
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Heavy vehicles
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - General
      • Certificate for Motor Cycle Mechanics
    • Part III
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Diagnostic Techniques (Engines)
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Automatic gearboxes
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Diagnostic Techniques (Transmissions)
      • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanic's Craft Studies - Compression ignition engines
      • Certificate in Motor Cycle Mechanics - Motorcycle repair and Maintenance skills
      • Certificate in Motor Cycle Mechanics - General Technology
  • Merton College of Engineering - Certificate in Machining, Welding and Fitting
  • Norton Motorcycles, Shenstone - Service Course Diploma, Norton F1 - 1991
  • Norton Motorcycles, Shenstone - Service Course Diploma, Commander - 1991
  • Triumph Motorcycles, Hinkley - Service Training Course Certificate - 1993
  • Royal Automobile Club
    • Certificate in Automotive Electrics
    • Certificate in ABS Technology
    • Certificate in Electronic Ignition Technology


Personal Interests

  • Classic Sprint Racing; Cosmo has competed in the 2001 classic series achieving 2nd place in the championship campaigning a Triton T150 triple in the Open Pre 1980 class against machines including GPZ 750’s and CB 900’s.
  • Classic Racing; Cosmo has competed in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 CRMC classic motorcycle racing Formula 750 championship campaigning a Rob North T150V 750 triple in the against machines including Yamaha TZ 750’s.