Category Archives: Goat News

October’s Best Selling Cycle Clothing // Christmas Gift Ideas….?

With October drawing to a close and the weather being all over the place this month it’s not surprising that most of the best sellers have been from the Orkaan collection. The Orkaan is designed for variable weather conditions, the garments are made from a water-resistant material which is wind-resistant and breathable also. Getting caught […]

Behind The Kit p/b Stolen Goat: Tim Panagis – Motivation

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Behind the Kit p/b Stolen Goat: Tim Panagis – Motivation Hello Goaters! It’s been a long time since my last post and for that, you have my apologies. I do have a pretty good excuse though because in late August I got married to the love of my life and then soon thereafter headed off on a […]

September’s Best Selling Cycle Clothing // See What’s Hot!

With the launch of our new AW17 collection and the cooler, changeable weather conditions we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the sales of cold weather garments. For AW17 we had a big surprise install for you. We launched our new sub-brand called Kuro We added 3 more jacket designs for the men and 1 for […]

Rudy Testa // Fighting Back To Fitness // #2

Fighting back to fitness – an endurance cyclist’s guide to recovery post operation Chronology of a 13kg weight gain (and loss?): June 2016 I finally came back to Belgium after a one-month bikepacking trip in Italy. 70 kg and well-trained after riding middle to long distances almost every day. A few months before leaving Belgium, […]

Meet Our All New Brand Ambassador // Rudy Testa

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A bio about Rudy I have to admit,  I’ve never been the sportive type. A bit a jogging, played soccer as a boy and always saw bikes as a mean of transport….(apologies to all the bikes reading this). It’s only 3 years ago, at age 29, that I started to dig a bit deeper into […]

Most Popular In July // See What’s Been Moving!

With the Tour de France, hot weather and variable conditions, we’ve seen a wide variety of garments sold this month. See whats been selling and if you like something….. treat yourself! Get #KITDOPING Most Popular // July   More from the Blog //   Follow our adventures on Instagram //  

Meet Tim Panagis // One Of Our Brand Ambassadors For 2017

Tim Panagis – A short bio A little about me and how I got to where I am today. I am originally from a small town north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin called Cedarburg, where we are known for expansive cornfields, dairy farms and summer festivals. I attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where I earned a […]

A Race Report By Nicole // Deva Triathlon // Chester // 2017

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Deva Triathlon 2017 Of all the races I have both taken part in or volunteered in, I have never seen an event so seamlessly executed. Chester Triathlon Club truly out did themselves with their organisation, the goody bags and rounding up a stellar amount of support from the locals. I knew this race would exceed […]

A Bio About Nicole // Our latest Brand Ambassador for 2017

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My Journey // Nicole Pugson I was never really ‘sporty’ when I was younger apart from swimming. It was the one thing that I adored as a child, being in the water. My Mum will tell me her horror stories of when I’d swim out to the deep end of the pool, get rid of […]

Meet Sam Farrar // A Brand Ambassador For 2017 // Find Out What He’s About

An opportunity for an opportunist – Sam Farrar When I left college I got a job as a shelf stacker in my local Co-op. 6 years on I’m a Technician working for a well-known family-run business, Atherton Racing, better known as Trek Factory Racing DH team. Yep, that’s right: I travel the world as a […]

Most Popular Last Month // May’s Best Selling

Most popular items in May The variable weather has seen a steady balance of sales across both hot and cold weather gear. Our Limited Edition summer jerseys and some of our Orkaan range have been the most popular! Summer is arguably the best time of year to be out and about riding….. so I hope […]

Giro 100 Limited Edition Jersey // The 100th Edition Tribute Jersey By Stolen Goat

The Giro d’Italia is officially over and what an incredible event it’s been! Remember, it’s still not too late to celebrate the Giro’s 100th edition, this event will be forever remembered so make sure you’re a part of it. There’s still some time to buy our tribute pieces, a must-have for any true fan of […]

All New Brand Ambassador // Bruce Karsten // Where There Is A Will……

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It was almost 3 years ago and I was parallel on the sofa after having a knee operation that was a long time in coming. A few weeks previously I had gathered all my bike gear from around the house and garage and started to value it and sell it off on EBay. I was […]

Fun Friday // New T-Shirt Collection Now Available

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Hooooray it’s Friday! If you haven’t been on your bike since the weekend then shame on you!…… Wipe off the weekday dust, get the tubes pumped, an M-check done and get out and adventure! We want to see those riding photos plastered all over Instagram, so get tagging #stolengoat! We’ve entered the Little Lumpy – EPIC  on […]

The Jonesie Diary // Big climbs & ‘on point’ kit doping // #5

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Big climbs & ‘on point’ kit doping  Easter has finally sprung – the overshoes have been tucked away and the new kit is getting an outing.  I had the chance of squeezing in a week cycling with my race team Athlos – on the sunny island of Mallorca. The hills & mileage were daunting after […]

This month’s best selling cycle clothing // April’s best-sellers

It’s that time of the month again when we post what’s been our best selling cycle clothing. The recent weeks have flown by, don’t you think?! As you can imagine with the nice weather recently and many of you lucky goats riding abroad, our best selling clothing has been mainly Spring/ Summer kit. So what’s been […]

100 Limited Edition Pieces For 100 Editions Of Giro d’Italia

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The Giro d’Italia will celebrate its 100th race in 2017. The Giro has such history and passion and carries a massive amount of weight in the Pro Tour Calendar. We couldn’t let 100 years of the Giro d’Italia go by without celebrating the fact! So we have created 2 special, limited edition pieces just for this… Limited […]

The Jonesie Diary // Life after time off // #4 // Getting back to it

Jonesie Diary – Life after time off – Training The rest period has been and gone – I was itching to get back into my training routine, the busy juggle of home & work life, a hyper puppy that never tires – you name it I missed it. Keeping expectations real My first week back […]

Best selling cycle clothing March 2017 // See what’s been trending!

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Best selling cycle clothing March 2017- Find out what’s hot! We welcome the recent warm, sunny weather and long may it continue! The days are lighter for longer, which means for most, if not all of us, we can get out on the bike after work! We’ve seen a significant increase in mileage from you […]

Cycling in Mallorca // stolen goat give it the thumbs up!

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A cycling holiday in Mallorca Sunny Spain…. lucky for some ;) Our first team “business trip” and for some of us, our first experience of road riding in Mallorca. The days leading up to our trip were spent watching videos of the famous island rides, teasing ourselves waiting for the day we experienced them. Bags […]

Limited Edition Waves // Do not fear more stock on it’s way

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By now I hope you’ve seen our Limited Edition’s!? If not, where have you been hiding? Take a look at the collection now! – For men // For women. This year we are doing things a little differently from previous’ we have two jersey collections, a Core range and a Limited Edition Collectors range. Our Core […]

Team Dimension Data Kit – Support the Qhubeka Foundation

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We’re super excited today to announce that stolen goat will be one of the very first companies selling the 2017 Team Dimension Data Kit. This is a step away from the norm for us but we’re big fans of Mark Cavendish and the whole of Team Dimension Data and indeed the great work they are […]

7 uses for a water-resistant pocket

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7 uses for a water-resistant pocket Protect your valuables from getting wet Make cereal Save a fish from a dried-up pond Keep your cake dry on rainy days Find a hole in an inner tube Put a fire out Make tea or coffee // FOR MEN // The Orkaan Jersey collection // Shop Now // More […]

The Jonesie Diary // #3 // India Edition

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The Jonesie Diary # india edition Greetings from across the waters: I’m currently sat on a beach in North Goa. Most triathlete / athletes take a break from their training schedule post race season – for me this year my rest month was delayed by a few months to incorporate a 5 week trip to India […]

Limited Edition Womens Collection // Out Now // Colour By Numbers

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New Arrivals – Limited Edition womens jerseys We launched our mens and womens Limited Edition collection last week and it’s selling fast! Have a look at our mens collection here or scroll down for our womens collection! We are offering 11 brand new women’s designs this season. Limited numbers on each design, ranging from 200-300 in total. All […]

Limited Edition MENS collection // Out Now // Get it while you can

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The demands of mass production are contrary to my temperament…  – Enzo Ferrari Today marks the release of our Limited Edition MEN’S jerseys! We are offering 15 brand new designs this season. Limited numbers on each design, ranging from 100-400 in total. All I can say is…. once they’re gone….. they’re gone! There are two […]

stolen goat core range – our Brexit Busting Business model…

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In June 2016 Britain voted on whether or not to remain in the EU. Whilst we are still waiting to see the full medium and long term effects of that vote, the impact on most small businesses in the UK was instantaneous. The cost of importing rose dramatically on that night and has remained high ever since. […]

How to start racing – The Jonesie Diary – #2 – Where it all began!

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How to start racing – The Jonesie Diary – Where it all began Where #teamjones began……How to start racing……Let’s start at the beginning…. I get asked these types of questions a lot….. ‘How do you do it?’    ‘I could never compete at that level – how to start racing?’     ‘You must be so strict with […]

Tim’s stolen goat review of the year – 2016

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“You can’t take over the world without a good acronym” ― C.S. Woolley What a year it’s been for SG! I’m physically tired and emotionally  worn out but at the same time full of energy and optimism for the future of this growing business. 2016, like every year I have headed up this business since 2012, […]

Best selling cycling clothing in November – Christmas gift inspiration!

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It’s December and the year is almost up… can you believe it? Christmas is fast approaching and if you’re struggling for gift ideas read on….. Last month we saw fellow goats purchasing a lot of cold weather gear and cycling t-shirts! Below is a few of November’s best selling clothing, any of these garments would […]

This month’s best-selling cycle clothing

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It’s that time of the month again where we update you on this month’s best-selling cycle clothing. We officially say goodbye to the sunny weather here in the UK and start preparing for the unpredictable Autumn weather. We have seen a significant increase in our wet weather cycle clothing, with most of the orders being waterproof […]

This month’s best-selling cycle clothing

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We’ve had a great month here at stolen goat, thank you all! Discover this month’s best-selling cycle clothing. The weather has been all over the place these past few weeks so we’ve seen a wide variety of cycle clothing sold. However, there have been a few popular sellers. If you haven’t already got one of these […]

stolen goat – dots and dashes

“If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity” – Samuel FB Morse Ever wondered what the small group of dots and dashes are on your 2016 stolen goat kit? Like farmers mark their prize collection with […]

Help us name our new team member

Meet our new goat! Rob is old news as we give a warm welcome to our new goat today. He’s quite a character as we’ve already been sent this CCTV snapshot of our new goat being mischievous on his lunch break. That didn’t take long! He’s probably the best looking out of the bunch and […]

A week without the boss, everyone’s dream!?

The boss is away hooray? For the past week, owner of stolen goat Tim has been away on holiday (much deserved) and left us to fend for ourselves. Everyone thought, great, come in, laze around, go out for rides, get away with the bare minimum and go home. Oh we were so wrong….. When the […]

#FunFriday

It’s Friday! Here at stolen goat we take our Friday’s very seriously! so…….. All of the SG herd are preparing to venture off into the wild, for their weekly Friday ride. The weather isn’t too good here, it’s not sure whether to rain or shine. So we’ve all got our Orkaan kit on, ready for any situation! […]

A new goat joins the herd

Introducing stolen goat’s latest recruit We welcomed a new goat to the herd this week and he goes by the name of Rob Simpson. He’s young, creative, thinks outside the box and will be handling the content on our website and social media pages. We might even let him loose with his camera for product […]

A Day In The Life Of A Cycling Business Owner

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When you run a small business, every day has the potential to bring something new to the table. Mostly this is because as the business owner you wear so many hats. It’s fair to say there is never a dull day at stolen goat HQ and the ever growing to-do list represents some fairly exciting […]

NEW stolen goat Autumn / Winter Cycling Collection

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Launch days are always great fun. Months of designing, sampling, refining, sampling, refining, sampling, testing, photographing etc finally culminates in releasing the products to the World. You never really know what to expect and it’s always such a joy to see people enjoying your creations. But this Autumn we have some exciting new products for […]

stolen goat acquires cycling souvenirs

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Today I’m very pleased to announce that stolen goat has picked up cycling souvenirs. Late last year we were approached by owner Jerry Greatorex. Jerry is a great chap and started cycling souvenirs with the vision of bringing cycling inspired gifts and souvenirs from around the World to the UK. The business grew nicely for […]

It’s Our Third Birthday!!! Here’s 20% Off To Celebrate…

I bet Nibali wishes he was in a position to wish us happy birthday like this, this year ;-) Yep, this week marks the third full year that stolen goat has been in existence! When we started, Bradley Wiggins was wearing yellow in the Tour de France and about to smash the Olympics too. 2012 […]

JOIN OUR VELOGAMES MINI LEAGUE AND WIN A GOODIE BAG

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The Tour De France is about to kick off!!!! We’re all crazy excited here. So we’ve created a fantasy league on Velogames. It’s free to sign up and enter, all you need to do is… Go to Velogames: http://www.velogames.com/ Register / Login Create your team of riders Go to your team page and click “Join League” […]

Introducing stolen goat Bundle Kit Deals

When we first decided to create and launch our own cycling kits we set two clear goals to achieve… The kit needed to be without question above and beyond in terms of quality and performance The kit needed to be sensibly priced. To achieve this we needed to alter the business model for the typical route […]

Aled Jones Smashes Ironman Staffordshire 70.3

A race report from sponsored Triathlete Aled Jones…   After the slight disappointment of Ironman 70.3 Mallorca last month it was time again for Team Jones (The Wife and I) to take on the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire. I won’t go into the logistical nightmare of having T1 and T2 20 miles apart or we would be […]

stolen goat Kit Spotted at the Wiggle Dragon Ride 2015

Last weekend saw a few of us and indeed customers take on the epic Wiggle Dragon Ride 2015. 142 miles of glorious Welsh mountains in beautiful sunshine. Here are some snaps of the team and some customers at the ride… Joe Yeates wears Cafe Racer Red Mk2 Jersey and Bib Shorts and a “take my […]

Get Some Speed This Father’s Day with 15% Off New Kit…

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Dad’s are ace. I know because I am one, and I can confirm that as a species – Dad’s are pretty damn cool. So here’s the deal… the summer is well and truly on the way now, Father’s Day is nearly here and frankly you need our new kit on your body for getting some […]

All NEW Ibex cycling Kit – for riders who mean business…

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The Alpine Ibex, also known as the steinbock or bouquetin, is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. Notorious for it’s super strength and ability to climb like, well… a mountain goat! The Ibex range in a nutshell, is for riders looking for speed and comfort through perfectly […]

Meet Aled Jones: Sponsored stolen goat Rider & Triathlete

This week I had the pleasure of meeting Aled Jones, who was an existing stolen goat customer and also happens to be the Team Captain for both the Royal Navy Triathlon Team and Royal Marines Triathlon Team. He also represents GBR at the European and World Championships at all distances. Aled is also sponsored by LIOS […]

2014 – A Year In Review – And A Glimpse of 2015…

It’s around about this time of year that I get all reflective on the year gone past. I like to share these thoughts and experiences, be they good or bad. It is perhaps a little self indulgent but people always ask me – “how is business?” – from which I am expected to give a […]

BLACK GOAT – Featuring Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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Black Friday is the Friday after the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving day in the US) and is highly regarded as the start of the shopping season. Cycber Monday is the following Monday and is focused around e-commerce businesses. Traditionally these two days incorporate some big saving deals in the run up to Christmas. Well […]

Retro In The House

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Today is an exciting day, no question about it. Today we have received many large boxes. Today we have taken on UK distribution of Retro Image Apparel cycling jerseys for men & women. This is our first UK distribution partnership. And whilst it was never in our plan to take on distribution agreements – I […]

Cycling Clothing 2014 Developments – The Future Is Bright…

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Cycling clothing has come along way in the last few years. It wasn’t that long ago that all cyclists had a very limited choice of cycle clothing, most of it was poorly fitting or uncomfortable and not properly suited to all day efforts. And as far as style goes… it seemed that cyclists weren’t aloud […]

Not All Bib Shorts Are Created Equal

Everyone makes “the best” bib shorts right? Of course they do – why would they make the worst shorts? “Best” is about opinion in reality. What is it that you’re looking for in a pair of shorts? Personally, I want to stop thinking about my shorts after I put them on. I should only notice them […]

Introducing our all new Bodyline Jerseys – pro performance at a reasonable price

Last year, whilst searching for new products to add to our collection I looked high and low for a performance jersey that looked great, felt luxurious, actually performed well, had an understated or stylish design and cost less than £100. I failed. I could rarely satisfy 2 of those conditions. So I went to Belgium […]

The Grand Depart at the Festival of Cycling 2014 in Pictures

What a cracking weekend!!! First off, let me give kudos and credit to Tim & Dave Morel – you guys made it a truly enjoyable experience and without a doubt the most fun I’ve ever had at a show before – thank you. Thank you also to Emily for your help and unique understanding of […]

Retro Image Apparel 2 – A phoenix rises

Around about this time last year we started stocking Retro Image Apparel jerseys. I decided to stock them quite simply because I liked the look of them and the quality was high. I had no idea how popular they would prove to be. What I didn’t know is that a few months prior, the owner […]

Don’t Be More Dog… Be More Goat

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If you live in the UK and watch TV, chances are you’ve seen the Be More Dog campaign by O2. It’s a good campaign, good fun – and engaging. The essence of the campaign being that dogs are care free and have a “Carpe Diem” or seize the day attitude. That’s cool. But I’m not […]

Choices Mean Power… FREE UK SHIPPING AVAILABLE

Life is about choices. Being blinded with options is never a good thing but sometimes we definitely need to be able to make the choice we want. Shipping is expensive for small companies like us, if you saw how much we spend on postage, packaging and fulfilment you would probably have a small heart attack. […]

We were rated 4/5 instead of 5/5 – time for a shake up!

If you’ve ever bought something from Stolen Goat then you will probably have received a request to review your experience a few days later. It is completely optional of course, some people feel compelled to offer feedback, some don’t. It’s all good. I made the active decision when embarking on the review system that I […]

Stolen Goat Giving To Crisis Homeless Charity This Christmas

This weekend contains Small Business Saturday (7th December). You may or may not have heard of this – it’s a way of getting people behind small business in the UK. Stolen Goat definitely falls into the Small Business slot, we’ve only been going for a year or so and whilst we are growing we are […]

Cheer Up Chaps

It’s looking pretty gnarly outside today it has to be said! Here are 4 products to add some fun to the Monday Rain Cloud… Limited Edition Cycling T-Shirt We are uber proud of our On A Mission T-Shirt, over 30% of the stock has already been snapped up happy cyclists. The jewel in the crown […]

New Products for the Autumn and Winter

Normally we announce all the new products via the newsletter but we have had so many arrivals this week that it was too much to squeeze in. So here is a roundup of what has arrived… Thermal Cycling Jackets We have received some first class jackets from Primal. Each with their own set of features but […]

King of the Mountain Goat Choco Beans

We all know that cycling and coffee go hand in hand. But unless you carry around an Espresso filled Thermos on your bike, it’s tricky to sustain your caffeine addiction whilst putting the miles in. We have solved this major problem by creating King of the Mountain Goat Choco Beans. While stocks last, we are […]

Pebble Smartwatch for cyclists?

A few days ago the Pebble Smartwatch (E-Paper Watch for iPhone and Android) finally became available for pre-order. If you’ve not heard of the Pebble Smartwatch before then here is a quick run-down. The Pebble Smartwatch (or just Pebble) was pitched on the crowd funding site Kickstarter last year. They wanted to raise $100,000 to develop […]