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It’s All in the Weave: Carbon Fibre Frames Explained

“Wow, it’s a lot lighter than it looks!” says my non biking friend, looking impressed, as he hefts my full bouncer with one hand. “That’s because the frame, cranks and wheels are made of carbon fibre.” I nod sagely, looking slightly smug. “Amazing! I didn’t think you could make mountain bikes out of carbon fibre. I thought they’d break.” “Er, no, its, um, stronger carbon fibre than in road bikes, so they can, you know, use it for mountain bikes and stuff.” I’m getting a bit out of my depth... Read More

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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 to book a space in... Read More

Hope Bleed 28/04/2015
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How to Bleed Hope Disc Brakes

Are you wondering how to bleed your Hope hydraulic disc brakes? Here’s a very hand video guide on doing it from Hope. This is based on the Tech 3 lever but the principle is the same across the Hope range. You’ll be bleeding brakes like a pro in no time!


Biketart Winter Service: Get Your Bike Ready for Winter

Biketart Winter Service Get your bike ready for winter with the Biketart Winter Service! All the features of our Standard Service plus: We’ll replace all your gear cables to keep your shifting smooth. For when you just can’t stop, we’ll fit new all-weather brake pads and new brake cables. We’ll clean your chain, and lube it with special all-weather oil. After all this, we’ll set it up to keep it running great all the way through ’til Spring (and probably longer!) Keep you steed trusty, not rusty! The Biketart Winter... Read More

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BIKETART WINTER COMPETITION WITH MyCanterbury! Win our PREMIUM Workshop Cycle Service & a BIKETART Windtex Windproof Cycling Jacket (worth over £200) Ends: Friday 14 November Get you and your ride all set for everything the weather can throw at you this winter. BIKETART WINTER COMPETITION WITH MyCanterbury! click the link to ENTER and WIN!! The Biketart Windproof Winter Jacket is constructed from Windtex fabric that resists wind-chill, keeping you warm and comfortable even in a howling gale and packed with thoughtful feature that ensures that this jacket not only works like... Read More



Biketart have a fully equipped workshop for servicing and repairs. We have three standard servicing packages offering a range of options for different bikes. For smaller repair and tuning jobs you can browse the store whilst you wait or have a coffee and cake at the bar. If you’d like to know more or to book in your bike please give us a call on 01227 832582 or email Standard Service £40 Our standard service package offers adjustment of brakes & gears, plus safety check • Gears indexed and re-aligned... Read More

Now Stocking Green Oil Products

We’re very pleased to now be selling Green Oil’s fantastic range of products. Their Green Oil, Ecogrease, Clean Chain and Green Clean products are multiple award winners for performance, and their environmental credentials are even better. Awards have included Cycling Plus ‘Best Buy’ for Green Clean, and a What Mountain Bike Gold for Green Oil. The whole range is non-toxic, completely natural and environmentally friendly. They use recycled packaging throughout. Be kind to your bike and the environment!