Jacqui Madelin's passion for motoring was fired after spending weekends cleaning vintage bike and car parts for petrolhead cousins in the UK.
Arriving in NZ 23 years ago, Jacqui took up motorcycle travel, then writing, eventually working for Kiwi Rider
motorcycle magazine and NZ Autocar
Freelance for the last decade, Jacqui's worked for titles as diverse as NZ Classic Car
; NZ Top Gear
; NZ Investor
, and AA Torque
magazines, among others.
Regular motorcycle outlets include NZ's Manawatu Standard
, the NZ Automobile Association
and Kiwi Rider
magazine in between keeping her trail bike and aged BMW twin in running order.
Jacqui's currently the motoring editor of the NZ Herald
on Sunday and contributes to NZ Classic Car
and NZ Company Vehicle
as well as GoAuto