Zips 45th Parallel Mackinaw City H-D

Zips 45th Parallel H.O.G. Gaylord Chapter

Zips 45th Parallel H.O.G. Huron Shores Chapter

Authorized Harley-Davidson Rentals

Meet your Friendly Management & Staff at Zips 45th Parallel Harley-Davidson

Mark Mathews 

General Manager

Mark is a long time Gaylord resident and customer of our dealership. Mark took over as General Manager in January 2015.  He also serves on the Otsego County Fire Department. Mark has a pretty noticeable Fire Department Harley-Davidson.  We're sure you've seen him cruising around on it!!


Chris Bielski

Parts and Accessories Manager

Chris aka "Bielski" started with the ZIPS team in September of 2003. Since then, he has taken classes from the Harley-Davidson University, earning Gold Level and becoming the Manager of the Parts & Accessories Department. Chris's position has him meeting new people which he really enjoys. When he's not at the dealership or fighting fires, he enjoys spending time out doors and playing with his beautiful Golden Retrievers.


Dave Fehrenbach

Service Manager/Master of Power Train & Chassis

Dave started with ZIPS in August 2009. He has been with dealerships in Montana, Detroit and Saginaw. Dave is an MMI Graduate and has attended many dealership classes including, Master Chassis and Power-train. When Dave is not in the back working, he likes to spend time with his wife and kids, hunting, fishing, weightlifting and eating. He also loves riding his 2004 FLHPI Road King Police Bike

Tracey Kidd

Business and Finance Manager

Tracey is our Business and Finance Manager. Tracey joined our staff in 2013 with a background in the automotive field. She loves that she gets to help people realize their dreams of owning and riding a Harley Davidson. She enjoys spending time with her two boys, friends and family and, of course, riding with her husband on their Electra Glide.

Travis St. John

Road Warrior

Travis loves his job as Porter Extrordinairre.  He is usually out on the road delivering bikes or picking bikes up for service. Travis is also the reason our dealership is so sparkly clean!! He is a Navy veteran and we certainly appreciate his service to our country and to our company.

Bryan Wilson

Master of Service Technologies

Bryan relocated from Maryland with his wife to Northern Michigan, and started at ZIPS in May 2010. Bryan received his Master Technician certification from HDU and enjoys being able to ride all of the different models. When he's not turning a wrench, he enjoys riding his Customized Road Glide FLTRI.

Eric Halitsky

Motorcycle Sales Professional

Eric joined our staff in 2014 when he relocated from St. Johns. He loves riding his Heritage and meeting all of the Harley riders in Northern Michigan.  Come on in and visit Eric for your new ride.

Sonja Kates

Motorclothes Associate

Sonja has been working at Zips since May 2012. She loves riding her Harley! At work, she loves to chat with the public and especially visit with the out of town folks.

Brian Olejniczak

Parts & Accessories Associate & Rental Specialist

Brian originally started with the ZIPS team in April 2010 and returned in 2015. He has taken classes from the Harley-Davidson University earning bronze and silver levels. Brian's position has him meeting new people everyday, which he enjoys. When he is not getting you your parts, accessories or motorcycle rentals, you can find him out riding his 2003 Electra Glide or vintage 1969 FLH.

Kevin Burton

Service Writer 'Extraordinaire'

Kevin came to our dealership from our Mackinaw City store. He has helped our service department grow and really enjoys the challenges of being a busy service writer.  He enjoys hanging out with his friends and of course, riding his Harley.


Parts Professional and Rentals Associate

Quake has been riding motorcycles for 37 years. His first motorcycle was an '81 Low Rider.  He is a proud United States Navy veteran. He is also a graduate of MOTECH automotive education center with master motorcycle certifications.  You can often see Quake riding his '87 Electra Glide Shriner named Shamu. He enjoys the challenge of finding parts for unique situations.

 Carley Price

 Motor Clothes associate

Carley started in our Motor Clothes department in 2014.  She loves that she gets to help pick out the new clothing and accessories that show up in our store.  She enjoys talking to all of our friendly customers and helping them shop!  In her free time, she enjoys riding and spending time with her beautiful baby girl.