Got time off over Christmas and fancy hitting the trails? We’re always happy to facilitate biking escapism here’s a round up of places across the South of England and their opening times plus a couple of organised rides that might be of interest. Biketart MTB Rideout 15 December – meet at Biketart HQ, Barham – 9.30am for 10am start https://www.facebook.com/events/228315537877299/ 29 December – meet at Biketart HQ, Barham – 9.30am for 10am start https://www.facebook.com/events/1197679897046234/ Ladies Multi Club Xmas Ride – Forest of Dean 22 December meet at 10am. Meet... Read More
Ard Events is rapidly building a reputation for delivering excellent racing on exclusive trails combined with camping and a festival atmosphere. Growing in popularity like it’s big sister, Ard Rock, Ard Moors is the early autumn race to be seen at. At Biketart we love a road trip and a chance to race a selection of North Yorkshire’s finest private land trails was too much to resist. Biketart team members Ryan and Vicky were joined by Tom, a good friend of ours and passionate Santa Cruz owner. Camping opened on... Read More
In celebration of the growing number of women riders we joined Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling 2018 with a ladies ride round the local woods and lanes. As the ride came closer we kept our fingers crossed that the glorious sunshine would hold and we were in luck. Our mechanic, Vicky, was leading the ride and she spent a couple of early mornings before work scoping out the route. Kent is known as the Garden of England and Biketart is set in the middle of the Elham Valley, with... Read More
Ladies – grab your bikes and join us for a social ride around the Elham Valley. Part of Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling the ride will be approximately 10 miles through lanes and forest fire roads at a gentle pace. To complete the celebration refreshments including bubbles and cake will be available at Biketart when we return. No bike, no problem! We’re offering a 50% discount on our hire bikes (including eBikes). Hire bikes must be booked in advance – for bookings and more information, please call Vicky on... Read More
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.
The last MTB Shop Ride of 2016 – sign up for the ride on Facebook and get updates for our regular rides in 2016 Ryan will be taking out the last ride of 2015 on Saturday 12th December from the Barham HQ There’ll be time for maintenance from 9am Ride out 9:30 Back 11:30 or thereabouts We’d like to invite you for Christmas refreshments when we get back! Cold Muddy Happy
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
It’s Halloween! Saturday 31st sees the return of the King’s Mile street Trick or Treat! Register to join in and come along from 1pm. Don’t be a scaredy-pants come and take a peek at the treats we’ve got in store!
The Lee Evans Partnership are a Kent based architecture company who have taken on the challenge of cycling from London-Paris, a common bike ride culminating the most popular English and French roads. We caught up with Ben Prince and he gave us a chat through the challenge and what they’re expecting! Hello Ben. Could you tell us a bit about the Lee Evans group and why you decided to choose this charity and get involved? We are eleven members of staff from Lee Evans Partnership, a firm of architects based... Read More