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Griz’s Favourite Things

Tom (Griz) works at Biketart at weekends as mechanic and on the showroom floor. He’s ridiculously quick on a bike and is very good at making cider. These are his favourite things. Urge Down-O-Matic Helmet Comfortable, affordable and guaranteed by Mondraker and Fabien Barel to makeyou at least 23% faster on track. Also has funky looking vents. Orange 224 Evo Anyone who has been into mountain bikes for more than a few minutes will know the legend and legacy of Orange’s world beating 22X bikes. The latest incarnation is better... Read More

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Will’s Favourite Things

Will heads up customer service, so there’s a good chance you’ve interacted with him at some point. He’s also a former UK champion yo-yo’er(check out the video here!) and is faster than you on a bike. He’s also now sporting some fabulous mutton chops and a mohawk. These are his favourite things: 1: Adidas ID2 Limited Edition Green Goggles Badass goggles that don’t put any pressure on your face, have a solid lens so clarity is amazing, large field of view, they look sweet and they’ve got grippy bits on the strap!... Read More

Colin’s Favourite Things

Col runs the workshop at Biketart. As well as loving MTB and a bit of road, he co-founded Canterbury City Cycle Polo. These are his favourite things: 1. Saracen Ariel Best bike I’ve ridden for a long time and amazing value 2. EVOC 10CC Big enough for everything you’ll need on a day out and they look pretty cool 3. E.thirteen XCX Super simple and light chain device, works really well. 4. SDG/ODI Han Solo grips I like a rough bolt on grip that’s not too thick, these are perfect. 5. Pedro’s Workshop Hex Set... Read More

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Cal’s Favourite Things

Cal is the guy who picks and packs the vast majority of Biketart’s online orders. As he handles more products than anyone he has a pretty good idea of what’s hot. These are his favourite things: 1. Fox Antifreeze Gloves Really warm gloves for winter. 2. 661 Evo D3O Knee Pads Comfortable and clever material. 3. 661 Recon Helmet Really popular, cool looking and comfortable. 4. Jagwire Cables Come in lots of colours. 5. Endura BaaBaa Merino Base Layers Very light and very warm, plus they never smell! 6. Renthal Fatbars Look awesome, great feel.

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Tom’s favourite things

I’m Tom and I’m the Ecommerce & EPOS supervisor at Biketart – it’s my job to make the website and stock system run smoothly and to make sure all the new products get listed. I ride a Santa Cruz Nomad and an Evil Sovereign. These are my favourite things: Rockshox Reverb  I don’t think I could ever go back !   Drop the seat right down on the fly and huck over whatever comes your way, then push the button and fly up again . SRAM X0 I love the assuring... Read More

Swobo sale

We are clearing our stock of Swobo clothing. We’re sad to see it go and hope that it comes back into the UK soon. For now though, pick up a great deal on their merino jerseys or organic cotton t-shirts. There’s just 1 left in each size for most products.

Biketart MTB 1/2 day Experience

How do you fancy a half day MTB experience for yourself & a friend in Barham with Biketart? We’re offering a half-day taster for two people with lunch and the loan of a top-of-the-range bike and protection. Starting the morning or afternoon with a skills session for beginners or improvers and then an accompanied ride in Covert Woods and a spot of lunch. Our very own Will Simmons (photographer extraordinaire) will take action snaps of you both for the mantelpiece!! …This exclusive dollop of fun can be won at the... Read More