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Adam Westwood

03/09/2019

Job Opportunity – Ecommerce Support Assistant

Role summary We have a position available in the ecommerce team at Biketart. This is to provide support and advice to our online customers and assistance to the internal website and multi-channel team. You will also need to liaise with other members of the Biketart team, trade suppliers, manufacturers and couriers. This is a varied role providing support in the following areas: Product enquiries Telephone and email sales Advice on component compatibility and fitting Assistance with the administration of customer returns & exchanges Organising demo bikes Dealing with custom bike... Read More

02/11/2017

Vicky’s Juliana Roubion

Vicky is sponsored by Biketart and chose a Juliana Roubion for her season. This blog entry by Vicky is the full lowdown of the new bike experience and some of what she’s got up to on it so far!! Over to Vicky: How do you honestly review a bike that makes you yell ‘I love my bike!’ every time you ride it?! It’s not easy! Three months ago my Juliana Roubion, aka, Liberty, was delivered to Biketart HQ in Barham, Kent. Since then we’ve racked up over 730km shredding trails... Read More

23/08/2017

Santa Cruz Rocks the 2017 Vital MTB Audience Survey!

Santa Cruz was voted number one during the 2017 Vital MTB Audience Survey in six of seven classifications in the bike and frame intent-to-buy categories: Bike Brand, Frame-Only, Trail Bike, Enduro/All-mountain Bike, 29-inch Bike, and 27.5-inch Bike. That’s pretty impressive we think! “We’re blown away about how the demand for our bikes continues to grow,” said Santa Cruz Global Sales Director Tom Larter. More than 10,000 visitors completed the survey, 25% of whom either work, or had worked, in bike shops themselves. At Biketart we have an extensive range of Santa... Read More

01/06/2017

The All-New Santa Cruz Nomad

Today Santa Cruz have launched the brand new Nomad. The 4th generation of this famous bike sees an overhaul of the design introduces new features to keep it on top of the enduro stack. The 2018 Nomad brings more travel, adjustable geometry, killer looks and some very cool build kits. Key changes: 170mm travel (up 10mm). More pedal efficient – the Nomad surprises everyone at how well it pedals. It’s now even better. If you want a big travel bike that you can pedal up this ticks the boxes –... Read More

24/06/2016

Biketart Preview : Le Tour de France 2016

This year’s Tour is set up for a Grand Depart from Mont St Michel – and a depart of sorts from a familiar Tour format. This year, the route reaches the fabled Pyrenees before the first rest day which is set to put a spanner in the works of Grand Tour hopefuls looking to impress on World Cycling’s biggest stage. This year’s parcours is very much changeable and sees an opportunity for Climbers, Breakaway Specialists and Roulers as the Tour progresses. Undoubtedly the overall favourite is Chris Froome – already... Read More

03/06/2016

Five Ten’s Stealth Rubber Shoes

Why Five Ten’s Stealth Rubber Soles Set The Benchmark For Mountain Bike Shoes For over 30 years Five Ten has been at the pinnacle of stealth rubber sole technology. The original Five Tennie approach shoe that hit the market in 1985 set the ball rolling and allowed mountain bikers and climbers to go beyond their limits with a revolutionary stealth rubber sole. It allowed for far better grip which really tested the boundaries of what bikers could achieve. We know that you have all probably heard of Five Ten shoes... Read More

09/04/2016

Canterbury Cycle Show

Organised by Biketart, the Canterbury Cycle Show debuts this April giving you the opportunity to check out and test some of the best bikes out there. The Canterbury Cycle Show is at the Westgate Hall in the centre of the City and entry is free. Bike brands confirmed include Genesis, Santa Cruz, Ridley, Saracen, Banshee, Volt, Ridgeback, Pashley, Ibis, Rapide and more. Click the image to visit the show website and to register for your free tickets.  

19/06/2015

Biketart Feature : Your First Century

Riding 100 miles is a daunting challenge. Even on flat terrain, over 5 hours of constant riding is enough to stress even the fittest of endurance cyclists. With most UK sportives now offering an 100 mile option, more and more recreational cyclists are taking on longer miles this summer. If you’re doing an event like the London-Paris, chances are you’re going to encounter a long day (80-95 Miles) consecutively. So, how do we prepare? Long Term Plan (4-6 months) Get the base in – Riding long miles in the winter... Read More

16/06/2015

Biketart Does : Eastbourne Criterium

On Sunday 14th June I (Will) returned to the Sunshine Coast in Eastbourne for the 4th Category Criterium. I went to University for my first year here so know the town pretty well and was excited to make my return. Setting off from my home in Lympne it took approximately 1hr 40 so it was a chance to relax and breathe in the rest of the journey.  – The View from Eastbourne Pier. It looks muggy and cold but it was a very hot day with humid conditions. After unpacking... Read More