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Biketart City Store Canterbury

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Wider Road Tyres – Busting the ‘Skinny is Faster’ Myth

Wider Road Tyres – Busting the ‘Skinny is Faster’ Myth Once upon a time, in the UK at least, the bicycle was a utilitarian beast. It had to get you to work, carried out leisure riding duties at the weekend, transported you to the neighbouring village for wooing purposes and, every now and then, got used for racing. As the sport of cycling progressed, however, such work horses were sidelined by the racing establishment in favour of lighter, faster, dedicated speed machines. Throughout the 1990s and into the 2000s, as... Read More

02/11/2015
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Biketart Maintenance Course

Save money on the regular basic maintenance for your bike by taking part in one of our monthly courses. Covering everything you will need to know to service your own bike from the basics & cleaning, to brakes & gears. BUY HERE A comprehensive one day course aimed at those riders who would like to take an active interest in looking after their own ride, with hands-on tuition from fully qualified & Cytech trained staff in our Biketart Barham HQ. Call 01227 832582 or email Canterbury@biketart.com to book a space in... Read More

03/12/2014
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Biketart chose the best & beautifully made children’s bike range from our top brands this Christmas

Here’s a few from our new range of quality children’s bikes from tinies to teens. We offer the same quality bike brands for serious riders, and adults to children, from Cube, Orbea, Saracen & Genesis. If you’re looking for the best bike for your kids this Christmas, Biketart are happy to help with free, friendly, no-nonsense advice about size, safety and suitability.   The Cube Cubie 120 kids bike is a lightweight balance bike, perfect for beginner riders. Perfect for learning balance and gaining confidence The lightweight aluminium frame is tailored to children’s physiology... Read More

03/12/2014
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Christmas Cheer: A special music and shopping event for our customers & friends

We should like to invite you to join us in a special day of Christmas Cheer 18th December. We will be serving mulled apple & cider, spiced biscuits and ginger cake to all our visitors and, later that evening at 7:30pm, the inimitable Adam Holy-Moses will play his mix of quirky and wistful songs for us – and he may be persuaded to give us a few Christmas favourites too! We’d like to say a BIG thank you to all our customers and the new friends we’ve made in the few... Read More

01/12/2014

Kings Mile expansion project update

We are very excited to be at the epicentre of the development & improvements to the Kings Mile in our fair city! There are various elements to the work.The road will be narrowed giving pedestrians much more space and for the cafes to be able to spill out with tables and chairs in the summer. There’s a new cycle rack planned just yards from our door so customers can drop off their bikes and have a browse. We are planning a ‘Lock Loan’ scheme to celebrate the finishing of the... Read More