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Kent

21/09/2018
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Ard Moors 2018 – epic big-country racing

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

09/08/2018
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Behind the scenes at Santa Cruz UK

A couple of weeks ago Santa Cruz and Juliana launched their revamped short and mid travel bikes across the world – the Santa Cruz 5010 and Bronson; and the Juliana Furtado and Roubion. A week later we headed up to Santa Cruz’s UK HQ in Yorkshire to find out more and see what they get up to there. The Bronson and Roubion have taken the same VPP/solid rear triangle that was introduced on the Nomad 4 last year and run with it.  The upper linkage is now anchored further back... Read More

23/07/2018
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Taking inspiration from the pro riders!

Whatever style of bike you ride – from road to gravel to mountain – the big events of the summer like the Tour de France, the Enduro World Series and the UCI Downhill Championships are great for inspiring us to get fitter, push harder and go faster. What’s the best way to do this when you’re a recreational cyclist. The short answer is simply to get more hours in on the bike but with busy lives it’s not always that simple. Drawing on the experiences of our staff and customers... Read More

18/07/2018
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Women’s Festival of Cycling – Biketart Ladies Ride – 8 July 2018

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

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Orange Bikes: A Brief History of the All Round Range

Orange Bikes: A History if the All Round Range   Big news at Biketart. We have a new bike brand coming on board. They are British. They hail from Yorkshire. They’ve been around since the dawn of MTB time. That’s right folks..Orange bikes are coming to Biketart. Time to let you know a bit about their history and development. Because that  sort of thing’s important, right? It all begins with wind surfing. Yep, that’s right, windsurfing. Keen outdoor sports guy and windsurf company owner, Roger Tushingham acquired, in 1986, a Muddy Fox Courier... Read More

28/11/2015

The last MTB Shop Ride of 2016

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  

23/11/2015

Job Opportunity – Online Content Editor

Biketart are looking for a new member of our eCommerce team to create new products on our website and engaging content for our customers. We’re in a fast moving industry and need to get the ever-changing products we stock onto the website and looking good. The role also includes assisting with production of blog, social media and newsletter content. You need to have a strong product knowledge of mountain bikes, components and accessories. You must be an excellent writer, able to describe products and convey their technical features and benefits... 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