About us

Polished Racing is the creation of Pete “Polish” Michaliszyn, Head Technician at Atherton Racing. 

 As a sister company of Setchfield Cycles the company was established to deliver top quality suspension servicing, tuning and bike setup.

Specialising in Mountain Bike race preparation, servicing and advice, whether you’re a weekend warrior or a World Cup racer.


Pete "Polish" Michaliszyn

2011 - 2015 Head Mechanic at Atherton Racing

2007- 2011 senior shock technician at MOJO Suspension

and MOJO ORANGE DH Team Mechanic

 Pete has been a fixture on the World Cup Circuit for the past 8 years, playing a vital role in over 100 World Cup podiums, over 20 World Cup wins and three World Championship victories.

 Gee Atherton: "When I go into the start-gate I need to know that my bike is 100% dialled, every mm counts, every PSI,  that’s why I’ll be working with Polish Pete for the 2016 season, our 5th season together and Pete’s 6th with Athy Racing. "

 Pinkbike: "There’s Pro, then there’s Atherton Pro."

 Andrew Setchfield

 Andrew spent 23 years as a serving soldier before joining Atherton Racing for the 2014 season.

 He is an MIAS Mountain bike leader, a Pro mechanic and offers a fleet of brand new hire bikes all fuelling his passion for getting more people out on the trails. 

 “Dan Brown: Andrew’s meticulous planning and attention to detail  were  a huge asset to the Atherton Racing Enduro team, I’m sure he’ll have your bike running as good as he had Dan and Martin’s steeds for EWS 2014!