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Jamie Baigent // A New Goat Joins The Herd

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Jamie is new to the team, young and eager to learn, he has a strong passion for helping others and making sure everyone is happy. This is one of the many reasons we chose him and also why he’ll be looking after the customer service side of the business. Here’s a little about Jamie: My […]

Eliot Ward // Our First Brand Ambassador For 2018

Name: Eliot Ward Gender: Male DOB: 21/4/1991 Hometown: Coleshill, Birmingham Years riding bikes: 24 Discipline:  Road, Criterium, MTB Instagram:  @eliotward1 Facebook: e1iotward Bikes, bikes, bikes, I was born at a bike race. My existence has been spent on and around bikes; the hours I have spent with a bike between my legs are countless. It’s […]

Back On The Bike // Nicole Pugson // #3

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It’s that time of year where the weather is bleak, the festive cheer has disappeared, we’ve all eaten and drunk a bit too much and feeling perhaps a little less motivated to get back on the saddle. It probably doesn’t help that when we wake up it’s dark outside and being under the covers, wrapped […]

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, […]

Fancy Cycling Helmets // Designed By Artists // On Show In London

In the market for a new cycling helmet?….. Well, look no further! A collection of stunningly crafted helmets designed by various artists will be on show at London bike shop and cafe Look Mum No Hands from Friday 1st September. With artists such as Grayson Perry and Stephen Jones to name a few, this is […]

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 Beginners Guide To Summer Cycling Jerseys // Time To Treat Yourself

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Summer is now here and the weather’s great! We’ve had the hottest June day in over 40 years, let’s just hope the weather keeps. Time to treat yourself to a Summer cycling jersey. Summer is arguably the best time of year to cycle. The weather – motivating, the desire to stay outdoors – greater, the days […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Friday adventure – Geocaching take 2 – we found it!

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SG Friday adventure After the defeat we experienced from not being able to find our first cache, it didn’t stop us! Gutted and not going to let that happen again, we spent our Thursday lunch break checking/double checking the coordinate, trying to pinpoint the cache on the map and reading comments from people who had previously […]

Geocaching – stolen goat Friday adventure – what is Geocaching?

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stolen goat Friday adventure – Geocaching! Everyone loves a Friday! You can feel the freedom of the weekend upon you! Here at stolen goat, we love Fridays more than most. It’s our group activity day, a day when all the team get out and adventure together! So, what did the goats get up to? We […]

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 […]

stolen goat long sleeved Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly

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27th October 2016 – Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly The Orkaan has plenty of tricks up it’s sleeves – Paul Norman (reviewer) – Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly   The Orkaan long sleeved jersey in blue, was reviewed by Paul Norman of Cycling Weekly and features in this week’s magazine. Make sure to […]

cycling in the rain – clothing & attitude [video]

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Cycling in the rain comes down to clothing and attitude, simple as that. Riding a bike in the rain can of course be a touch sketchy at times but if you take it easy, wear the right clothing and keep a smile on you face then it can actually be crazy fun… As you’ll see […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to the Long Sleeve Cycling Jersey

The long sleeve cycling jersey comes in a few guises and these days there are a range of fabrics that can be leveraged to maximise the potential of the garment. This means that there is often a significant price gap between different types, so here’s what to look out for and ultimately how to choose […]

Cycling Weekly – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

  15th September – Cycling Weekly – Bodyline Jersey – Rated  9 out of 10 Did you guys see the review of our Bodyline jersey in cycling weekly? The jersey got a great write up! Our entry-level-price jersey was compared to many high-end jerseys currently on the market. The review explained how well the jersey fitted […]

How to choose the best cycling jersey for you

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Choosing the best cycling jersey for you Selecting the correct apparel is very important, not just in cycling, in every sport. Wear a thin Summer jersey in Winter and you’ll freeze; wear a thick Winter jersey in Summer and you’ll boil. You need to get the right balance. You also have to consider the type of fit. Do you want […]

How to choose the right cycling shorts

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A guide to cycling shorts Choosing the right set of shorts is definitely one of the most important things to get right Picture this, when on a bike, you are connected to it at 3 points. 1. Your feet – where the power is transferred from your legs to the bike’s gear system. 2. Your […]

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 […]

Essential Kit List for Beginner Cyclists & Runners

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If you’re a beginner cyclist or runner (or both) then you need to avoid some common mistakes including buying the cheapest thing available, and at the other end of the scale becoming the “all the gear, no idea” dude or dudette. Here are some top tips to get you started… Set yourself a budget and […]