Tag Archives: motivation

Jennifer Lucas // Meet Stolen Goat’s Latest Brand Ambassador

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Hi, I’m Jenny! I’m a swim-bike-run obsessive (and a fig roll enthusiast), so when I’m not cruising around on my bike I can be found hopping into lakes or out for a shuffle. My childhood and teenage years were mainly spent in a dance studio, so when it came to cycling I was already onboard […]

Trans Baviaans // Ashley Oldfield

Trans Baviaans

Trans Baviaans South Africans are a weird bunch. We have a penchant for the extreme, we only deal in absolutes like longest, furthest, highest. Any less and it isn’t worth the effort. That’s why a race like the Trans Baviaans exists, and has 1 500 riders aiming to ride 230 km, traversing the Baviaanskloof nature […]

Total Bike Forever // Baku To Dushanbe // #6

Baku – Dushanbe Follow us here: http://instagram.com/totalbikeforever/ Check out our progress here: http://totalbikeforever.com/map/ This month we’ve been getting acquainted with Central Asia: A completely new part of the world to us. So buckle up for the ride, here’s what went down… They say patience is a virtue and we put this to the test during the first […]

August 2018 Best Sellers // The Month Of Variable Weather

This month has been a strange one for weather. One day its nice, warm and the Sun is out, the next its cold and chucking it down…. Typical, fickle British weather. But, this shouldn’t stop you from getting out on the bike. Remember, we have a collection called Orkaan, designed especially for the Spring and Autumn…. and its […]

5 Of Europe’s Best Climbs That Not Many People Know About // Epic Road Rides

Hi, I’m Clare! I’m an avid cyclist, travel-lover and recent founder of Epic Road Rides, the travel website for road cyclists. In May this year, I quit my job as a lawyer to set up a site I’d been dreaming of for years: Epic Road Rides was born! Epic Road Rides is the one-stop shop […]

David Law // A Quick Overview

As one of the longest-running heatwaves in memory slowly starts to draw to a close, it’s time for an update from a recent addition to the herd, the official Stolen Goat product manager, a.k.a The Claw, or me, David Law. As the size of the herd increases annually, my role is to make sure the […]

Total Bike Forever // Istanbul To Baku // #5

Istanbul to Baku Follow us here: http://instagram.com/totalbikeforever/ Check out our progress here: http://totalbikeforever.com/map/ With the sounds of our festival-set still ringing in our ears, we hot-footed it back to Istanbul, ready to crack on into the heart of Turkey. Having read and heard many great things about this magical land it was time to see what the […]

July’s Best Sellers // See What’s Been Popular This Month

Feels like Summer has been and gone with the recent downpours we’ve experienced. However, It doesn’t look like it’s stopped the Herd from getting out on the bikes though. Thank you for tagging us in your photos on Instagram, It’s great to see you all. If you haven’t already followed us, make sure you do – […]

Stolen Goat // The Coffee Collection //

Yep, as the title suggests, stolen goat will be launching has just launched a coffee collection. It’s no surprise really…. cyclists and coffee go hand in hand like jam in doughnuts and French in fries? Maybe the last one wasn’t the best analogy but I’m hungry, anyway, we digress. Everyone at SG HQ loves a good coffee […]

Tirana To Istanbul // Total Bike Forever // #4

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Tirana to Istanbul Follow us here: http://instagram.com/totalbikeforever/ Check our progress here: http://totalbikeforever.com/map/ If our first two months on the road were all about finding our feet, then month three has seen us wiggling our musical toes in a big way. What a month it’s been! Starting with our first gig in Macedonia to putting out the floor-fillers […]

June’s Best Sellers // See What’s Hot

The sun is shining, the temperature is bliss, top it all off by treating yourself to this! ;-) Below you will find a list of our best selling garments from this month and remember, most of our jerseys are Limited Editions……Some of which are soon to sell out completely. Make sure you grab your favourites […]

The Goat Goes To Lanzarote // Brand Ambassador Helen Grosscurth // #8

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The Goat goes to Lanzarote After finishing my 2017 triathlon season with that niggling feeling that I hadn’t achieved my goals – it left me with the pesky decision of choosing another race. Go hard or go home….so Lanzarote Ironman in late May was soon signed up for. This meant a brutal winter of training […]

Riding in Mallorca // Ashley Oldfield // #2

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Riding in Mallorca   I do a fair amount of overseas travel for work every year, but it’s never the type of travel where I can settle in, take in the sights and get a feel for a new place. It’s high-paced. I’ll fly for anywhere from 8 to 16 hours to get to Europe […]

Stolen Goat X Bioracer Triathlon Suits // SS18

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You asked…. We listened…. They’re here…. We’re proud to introduce our first ever Tri suit collection for Spring/Summer 2018. It has been a long time coming but our Tri suits are here and selling quickly (thank you all). When it comes to releasing new products we’re always super excited to see the reaction from the ‘herd’. As you […]

Stolen Goat Shorts Comparison // Ride In Comfort // Ride In Style

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Need help choosing a new pair of bib shorts?…. Below is a comparison table outlining the differences in features between each of our shorts. We know it’s hard choosing the right bib short but it doesn’t need to be. We’ve got you covered! Pick your favourite now! Bodyline One Epic Orkaan £98.00 – £149.00 – £115.00 – […]

World Bicycle Day 3rd June 2018

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“Cycling is a source for social, economic and environmental benefits – and it is bringing people together” –  European Cyclists’ Federation Secretary General Bernhard Ensink What is World Bicycle Day? World Bicycle Day is on Sunday 3rd of June. It’s a day developed by the United Nations as a day of awareness in regards to the multiple societal […]

Luke Taylor // Season Change // #2

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Defeating Winter As we all know, Winter SUCKS! Getting through it is the hard part and all we do is look to Summer and hope that all our Winter training will have paid off. From using all of the various training platforms that are out there, to trying different riding genres, to braving the conditions […]

Milan to Tirana // Total Bike Forever // #3

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Milan to Tirana Follow us here: http://instagram.com/totalbikeforever/ Check our progress here: http://totalbikeforever.com/map/ If you haven’t read our previous blog post please read here! They say that it takes 6 weeks to form a habit and after a month of acclimatisation and finding our groove, our second month on the road has all been about putting what we’ve […]

My First Road Race of the 2018 Season // Eliot Ward // #2

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My First Road Race of the 2018 Season – Tour of the Mining Valleys – Aberystwyth, Wales I had my eyes on this race since early last year. I knew it was a race I would love to get stuck into. I didn’t really want/ envisage it to be my first race of the 2018 […]

Ashley Oldfield // Latest Stolen Goat Ambassador // My Story

Hello! Ashley Oldfield here from Cape Town South Africa. My cycling story has 2 parts to it, the first as a kid, building jumps in my parent’s backyard and learning to fly, whip and tuck and roll out of a bad landing. In the wide open spaces we have access to down south (way down […]

Stolen Goat Best Selling // April 2018

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In what feels like a blink of an eye we’re in the 5th month of the year…. almost halfway through!!! The weather has been extremely temperamental over the last four weeks and that has reflected in the types of garments sold. A real mixture of kit has left the SG warehouse, Orkaan jerseys and shorts, new EPIC bib […]

Gearing Up For Race Season // Nicole Pugson // #5

Gearing up for Race Season  And just like that almost four months of the year have disappeared! Race season is fast approaching so I thought I would share some of my experiences, training, tips and tricks before the races kick off. It’s been a long winter and for most of us we’ve been turning down […]

Vive le Yorkshire! The Route of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire

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The Tour de France comes to Yorkshire, 2014. Photo by Bryan Ledgard. Yorkshire, the proudest of English regions, a county that is home to some of the most sublime landscapes England has to offer, and a place that has managed to attract more than a few international events to its humble borders. The 2014 visit […]

Our Best Selling Cycle Clothing in March // 2018

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Best Selling in March 2018 It’s been another great month for us so I wanted to start this post by expressing our gratitude for all your support. We love what we do, we love creating great kit and content that inspires your next adventure. So, thank you! We launched our SS18 collection early Feb and […]

Luke Taylor // Our Newest Brand Ambassador For 2018

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Hey guys!!! Well to start off with, I am Luke Taylor, 33 years old from Ellesmere port in Cheshire and I will have been road cycling for two years on my 34th birthday this June. So I guess you could say I am still a newbie to road cycling, but when it comes to riding […]

Staff Favourites From The Newly Launched SS18 Collection

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Our SS18 collection was launched around this time last month. It’s too early to see which will be our best sellers for the season, it’s still very close. The Samurai jersey is leading for the men’s jerseys and Hypervelocity for the Women’s. Below is our very own – Staff Favourites….. Which are your faves?

Who Wants To RideLondon // Places Available Through RETHINK

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Who wants to RideLondon? Did you miss out on a place for this years event?…. Worry not….. we could help with that! Our partner – Rethink, has 12 places available for SG subscribers, for the event this year in July. Ride London 100 – Special offer for anyone coming through StolenGoat – No reg fee […]

Two Musicians’ Journey From London To Tokyo By Bike // 12 New Tracks – 12 Incredible Months // Bear Muda

They say that music makes the world go round. Music you’ve never heard, music you might never hear… the world is full of both – throw in two musicians, two bikes and a year-long expedition from the UK to Japan and you’ve got Total Bike Forever. We’re Adam and Tim, one half of London indie […]

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 […]

Snow Day – March Madness // The Jonesie Diary // #7

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Snow Day 1st day of spring brought with it Storm Emma – total nightmare! Races were cancelled, best-laid plans came to an abrupt halt. N+1 on the bike front – I dusted off the Fatbike and took the ‘Fatboy’ out. I’m told that fatbikes are designed to be ridden in the snow – but living […]

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 […]

A Trip To Mallorca // Sa Ruta Verda – Here We Come

Next Tuesday we fly off to (hopefully) sunny, warm Mallorca! Following our newly launched SS18 collection, we’re travelling to Sa Ruta Verda in Caimari, Mallorca for a joint launch of our new range and the season opening of the cafe. If you’re on the island on Thursday 1st March we’ll be heading out for a group ride which […]

Time To Talk Day 2018

What is time to talk day? Time to talk is a campaign created by Rethink and Mind – both organisations for Mental Health Illness. It’s a day designed to encourage everyone to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to learn, to change lives. For too long, many people with mental health […]

Nicole Pugson // Essex On Two Wheels + Cake! // #4

Essex on Two Wheels + Cake! Because of my job and it’s odd hours, I’m able to take advantage of getting out on some solo rides around Essex. We live north of the river, so it’s probably the easiest place to get to, although don’t get me wrong, I do like the Kent hills every […]

Mud, Slides And Gratitude // The Jonesie Diary // #6

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Mud, Slides & Gratitude Winter training is in full tilt. Never has the weather forecast been checked and rechecked so many times. It’s fair to say it’s the hardy cyclists amongst us that brave the bad conditions. The saying ‘no such thing as bad weather – just bad choice of kit’ does indeed come into […]

Cycling Holiday In Spain? // Yes Please! // ALS Cycling

Towards the end of last year we wanted to soak in as much of the Sun as we could before the poor weather set in. So, we escaped to Murcia, here’s what happened. Murcia Trip 2017 The temperature has dropped and loathe to settle for the poor weather we decided to make for the Sunshine…. […]

It’s Time To ‘Rethink’ Blue Monday // Show Your Colours

Last year we published a blog post in which Bruce (one of our brand ambassadors) explained his fight against Mental Health illness. Read here if you missed it. Since then, Bruce has been working very hard on himself and his future. Find out how he’s been getting on and what he’s been up to here. Following […]

Bruce Karsten // A Quick Update

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So its been a couple months since I last wrote for SG. A lot has happened in many ways I guess. I have made good strides forward in feeling better and seem to be coming to grips with depression and how it manifests itself in my day-to-day. The doc is pleased and thinks I’m ready […]

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 […]

New Year New You //

New Year New You – A term easier said than done, for some of us it may last a few weeks, for others, longer…. but ultimately we end up going back to our old ways because it’s what we know! Here’s some pointers on pushing on through… Brush The Dust Off The Bike Now is the […]

Last Chance To Order For Christmas // Don’t Leave It Too Late

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For Uk Mainland customers the last chance to order for Christmas is Thursday 21st by 2pm and the only way to hopefully guarantee you receive your order is if you select ‘Next day delivery’. For International customers, we use DHL Air Express, it’s the fastest thing going so you should be good up until Friday 15th […]

The Day Of The Ninja // 5th December 2017 // Get Your Stealth On

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Today is the day of the Ninja, a day dedicated to remembering and honouring these ancient warriors of Japan. As you may have seen, we recently launched a new ‘ninja’-like range called Kuro, so, what better day to talk about it than on the day of the Ninja? Ninja – An acient Japanese warrior of […]

November’s Best Selling Cycle Clothing // Christmas Gift Inspiration

November is a busy time of year for us, we had our Black Goat sale and it’s the lead up to Christmas. This month’s best sellers are a mix-match between SS17 and AW17 kit. In the last couple of months, we’ve seen some of our Limited Editions sell-out completely! All Nighter, Sundown, Segment Green, Purple […]

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Cyclist In Your Life // Stolen Goat

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It’s that time of year again! The lead up to Christmas can get a little stressful for various reasons but finding the perfect gift doesn’t need to be a struggle. If you’re shopping for a cycling fan, look no further! Here are a few gift ideas for the cycling fan in your life! We’ve separated […]

Festive Bike Rides 2017 // ‘Tis the Season to be Cycling

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When the family are snuggled on the sofa watching Christmas TV, you can be out on the frozen roads, tyres scorching the streets in the cold air, icy snot like crystals on your chin.   Ah, Christmas, the season of sitting around over-eating whilst your bike sits lonely and unloved in the garage….But before cabin […]

The New Orkaan Jerseys For AW17 // Ride Any Weather

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At this time of year, many cyclists feel less inclined to get out on the bike during the season of unpredictable weather. stolen goat can’t do anything about the weather but…. we can offer our fellow cyclists a jersey that has great protection no matter the weather. Welcome to our Orkaan collection….. see the full […]

British Cyclists Break World Record // The Seven Day Challenge

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Aaron Rolph and Paul Guest make history on two wheels by breaking the World record for the most countries visited by bicycle in seven days On Friday 3rd November at 6.11pm, British amateur adventurers Aaron Rolph and Paul Guest crossed over the border from Bulgaria to Greece on their bicycles – their 14th country in […]

Castelli Gabba vs Stolen Goat Orkaan

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Castelli Gabba vs stolen goat Orkaan Ok, so, we frequently get asked how our Orkaan jersey compares with the Castelli Gabba so we thought we’d give you the low-down and let you decide for yourself. The Castelli Gabba, first to the scene, took the market by storm, it was the first water-resistant cycling jersey that […]

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 […]

World Mental Health Day 2017 // Why Everyone Needs To Speak Up

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Every time we have a mental health awareness week my spirits sink. We don’t need people to be more aware. We can’t deal with the ones who already are aware” – Professor Sir Simon Wessely, president of the Royal Society of Medicine. Full interview published via British Medical Journal Yes, you read that correctly. Mental […]

How stolen goat grew 1000% despite tough conditions in the cycling industry

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The last 3 years have been tough for the cycling industry. In 2012 when stolen goat was formed on a laptop from my kitchen table we were in the midst of a cycling boom. The Olympics, Bradley Wiggins etc etc all paved the way for a mini boost in the sport’s popularity. This is 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, […]

The Secret Sauce To Centenarian Cyclist Success

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“I did not see the sign warning me I had 10 minutes left. Otherwise I would have gone faster…”   Next time you feel like giving up on a hard ride, remember that this is the fighting talk of a 105 year-old man! If anyone needs a reminder of their limits, or their perceived limits, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Born In A Shed – My Thoughts On 5 Years Of Business

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A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. – Henry Ford This week stolen goat turned 5. Despite owning pairs of jeans that are older than this – I realise that 5 years is not an insignificant amount of time to survive in business. The word ‘survive’ is apt here. The first […]

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 […]

What Is CoolMax // The Features And Benefits Explained!

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What is CoolMax? Coolmax is a specifically engineered fabric which is created from a blend of Polyester fibres. Designed to improve breathability compared with natural fibres.  A trademark of Invista (the world’s largest integrated fibre, resin and intermediates company), CoolMax was developed in 1986 by DuPont Textiles & Interiors (now Invista). The CoolMax fabric was originally […]

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 […]

Giro d’Italia // Stage 16 – The Queen Stage

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Giro stage 16 is underway! In this stage, the greatest riders will take on some of the most legendary climbs the world has to offer. The ‘queen stage’ 222km, passes across the Alps and features a double over the Stelvio. The stage starts at Rovetta (a starting stage in 2008) and the course climbs steadily over to Val […]

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 […]

Top 10 Pro Cyclists To Follow On Instagram // Get To Know The Pro’s

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Top 10 pro cyclists to follow on Instagram, it’s not about the number of followers…. Instagram is one of the best ways to see the goings on of a pro cyclist. Follow them and have an insight into what their busy lives entail: race days, training, travelling, dietary plans, hobbies, time off, messing around, personal things, cool products […]

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 […]

stolen goat Bodyline cycling jersey features // Take a closer look!

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Take a closer look at the stolen goat Bodyline cycling jersey features, find out what sets our jersey miles above the others. Our Bodyline cycling jersey is split into two design collections this year, CORE and our all new Limited Editions. The CORE range has been designed to look understated but still provide the highest level […]

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 […]

Top 10 best selling cycling clothing // February // Last months best sellers

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A ‘new year new me’ has spurred a lot more interest in the cycling community the past few months! Let’s keep pace and may it continue throughout the year! #adventuremore #rideanyweather February was a busy month here at SGHQ, there were many orders placed, we cycled in Gran Canaria, lost Andy due to the arrival […]

7 uses for a water-resistant pocket

7 uses for a water-resistant pocket

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 […]

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 […]

A Boxing Day Ride – Brand Ambassador – Helen Jones – Winter Riding

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Winter Blues Winter riding – Short daylight hours, layers of kit, freezing extremities, poor riding conditions, all add up to the reality – I HATE WINTER! I find it a real struggle to get the outside bike miles in once the clocks have changed. I have a little chart: So as you can see, slim […]

stolen goat coolmax cycling socks have landed – start sock doping!

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Latest arrival – stolen goat coolmax cycling socks! New for 2017 is our stolen goat coolmax cycling socks! Start sock doping with some killer socks, great for riding in and an awesome gift idea for the cyclist in your life. It’s time to start sock doping ;-) A lightweight sock with a compressive fit, to perfectly mould […]

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, […]

Last chance to order for Christmas

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Last chance to order for Christmas is Thursday 22nd by 4pm and the only way to hopefully guarantee you receive your order is if you select ‘Next day delivery’. Merry Christmas from the stolen goat team! If you’re stuck for gift ideas we have a range of gift ideas for all! You can be sure that […]

The best place to find Christmas gifts for cyclists

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Finding the perfect present can be stressful at the best of times and especially stressful at this festive time of year. So we thought we’d make it easier for you and create a post with many Christmas gift ideas at different price points. Gift Ideas from ourselves plus our sister companies – Cycling Souvenirs and Cycletribe, there’s […]

Top 10 Interesting Instagram accounts to follow for cyclists

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Keep up to date with the latest going ons in the cycling world with our top 10 Instagram accounts to follow for cyclists. Instagram is one of the best ways to see what’s happening in the cycling world as well as following the lives of your cycling idols. As an adventure brand, we take a […]

How to prepare for winter cycling – #FOGO? There’s no excuses!

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How to prepare for Winter cycling SG style! ‘FOGO’ – Fear Of Going Out The dark nights and bad weather are drawing in, Winter is here and most of us despise it! But it shouldn’t stop you from getting out on the bike. Don’t let ‘FOGO’ get a hold of you! Below is a guide we’ve […]

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 […]

reflective waterproof cycling jersey? Yep, we can do that…

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Looking to buy a reflective waterproof cycling jersey? You’ll find yourself surprisingly limited, choice wise if you want both in one jersey. Luckily we sell the best performing cycle clothing on the planet and we do indeed make a number of reflective, waterproof cycling jerseys! The market offering for waterproof cycling jerseys (or rain jerseys as […]

Cold weather cycling gear – Make sure you’ve got the essentials

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Cold Weather Cycling Gear – Preparing for Autumn & beyond As the mornings get bitter, now’s the perfect time to make sure you’ve got the correct cold weather cycling gear for the forthcoming months. As always, we are here to help! Here’s our  Autumn cycle clothing checklist and temptations (if you need anything). Firstly, empty out […]

winter cycling jacket, why everyone should own one

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Keep smiling this winter, stay warm and dry on the bike with a good winter cycling jacket. Why do we cycle?……..Because we enjoy it! So why suffer unnecessarily in winter by not wearing the appropriate cycling clothing? Stubbornly not wearing a jacket doesn’t make you ‘manlier’, just foolish. By getting a cold, you could set your training […]

Robin William’s bike auction

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams Robin Williams still has one last gem to give. It comes in the form of a bike auction. Trawling through the internet (as you do), we came across something that you don’t see every day. We found an extremely unusual bike collection up […]

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 […]

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 […]

Road.cc – Stolen Goat Ibex bib-shorts review

13th October ’15 – road.cc – Ibex bib-shorts – 4.5 out of 5 – “Hard to fault. Good quality materials, decent pad and all of the stitching is neat and tidy” “Excellent summer-weight bib shorts with added water-resistance, ideal for damp but warm autumn days” Back in October 2015, road.cc reviewer Jez Ash wrote a […]

Bike Envy – Stolen Goat Women’s Bodyline Jersey review

12th May – bikeenvy.co.uk – Bodyline women’s jersey  – 9 out of 10 –  ” What a pleasure it is to wear” “The stolen goat Bodyline jersey not only looks great, the fit is second to none” Back in May, Bike Envy published a very detailed review about our women’s Bodyline jersey. They scored it […]

Single Tracks – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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28th July – Singletracks.com – Bodyline Jersey – “This may be the best fitting jersey I own” Have you seen the review/ video that SingleTracks did about our Bodyline Jersey? It’s a great review and an even better video….. at one point Colton (reviewer) gets caught out in a thunderstorm, do you reckon he should have […]

Outdoor Fitness – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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1st July 2016 – Outdoor Fitness Magazine – Bodyline Jersey – “feels like a much more expensive jersey than it’s price tag suggests” A few months ago Outdoor Fitness Mag compared our Bodyline Pro Black jersey against 6 others and we scored the highest out of all reviewed. They scored us a 9 out of a […]

Cycling Active – stolen goat Bodyline One bib-shorts review

15th August – Cycling Active – Bodyline One bib-shorts – 9 out of 10 Cycling Active published a review of our Bodyline One bib-shorts scoring a great 9 out of 10. It was compared to another brand’s more expensive short, scoring a less 8 out of 10. As you can see the review describes the […]

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 […]

The cycle clothing we sell is the best. Here’s why I can say that…

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The cycle clothing we sell is the best. There, I’ve said it. And I’m not talking “probably the best” or any PC term like that. I’m literally saying, pound for pound, if you’re after the best performing cycle clothing on the open market, it’s right here. That’s a pretty bold claim. It’s also incredibly boastful, […]

Adventure cycling – what is it and what to wear…

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Adventure cycling is defined in different ways but the gist is cycling over a long distance, taking in different areas and often camping overnight. The real beauty of adventure cycling is that it is a low cost way of getting some serious adventures into your life. Just you and the open road… As such this […]

A new starters opinion on the stolen goat cycling shorts

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 “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.” Katharine Whitehorn. As the company newbie, I felt inclined to test the products out for myself. So, last week I ordered my first pair of stolen goat cycling shorts. I chose the ‘Bodyline one’ with the red leg stripe. They arrived […]

How we work 5 hour days and why it’s vital for our survival

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Two office workers are talking. The woman says, “Bet you I can make the boss give me the day off.” The man replies, “And how would you do that?” The woman says, “Just wait and see.” She then hangs upside down from the ceiling. The boss comes in and says, “What are you doing?” The […]

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 […]

Why I’ve turned off my phone notifications, and 6 reasons you should too…

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“You can always find a distraction if you’re looking for one.” ~ Tom Kite Here at stolen goat we’re all about working more effectively in order to free up time for fitting more adventures into our life. Whatever your chosen sport – cycling, running, mountain climbing, whatever – I think we can agree that being stuck […]

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 […]

The art of wearing the right cycling kit

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It took Goldilocks three attempts to get the right porridge, the right sized chair and the perfect bed. For us cyclists, on a ride, we don’t have the luxury of taking three different choices of kit with us! The boffins at stolen goat have crunched the data and created a little table that charts the comprehensive […]

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 […]

Going Through Hell – Limited Edition Jersey – Just 100 In Existence

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Sometimes we like to break from the norm a little. Running stolen goat – I’m not too sure what the norm is exactly but regardless – every now and then we like to create something a little different. Watching the Tour de France, and of course riding ourselves, it’s quite apparent that cycling is synonymous […]

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 […]

Aled Jones Tackles Ironman 70.3 Mallorca

Training Well, after a good block winter of training, a new coach and four warm weather training camps it was finally time to get the tri-suit out for the first race of the season last weekend. Learning from my first competitive season as a GB age grouper, where I over raced and dipped mid season, […]

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 […]

Say OK (not NO) to winter with the Orkaan Head & Ear Protector

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Sometimes a product comes along that is so simple, and yet so incredibly advanced that it changes the way we approach and feel about certain things. Personally, I have no reservation in admitting that I’m what you call a “fair weather cyclist”. Sure we all prefer to cycle in glorious sunshine but I admit to shirking […]

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 […]

2 years in – running a cycling business – my personal journey

stolen goat has been running for just over 2 years now. Friends & family are always interested to know what it’s like running my own company, and I think that most people are very curious about what it’s actually like. I know that I was very curious for the 7 years I spent working in a corporate […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Reasons Why You Need a Holiday

Image: my 2 daughters enjoying a pedal powered roundabout on holiday The Goat is an awesome animal. But it needs food, drink and occasional play & relaxation to keep it performing at it’s best… It’s been over 2 years since I had more than a day off work. In that time a second daughter has […]

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 […]

How To Survive The Tour Of Flanders

Last weekend was the spectacle that is the Tour of Flanders (or how the locals call it the Ronde van Vlaanderen or just the Ronde). Apparently, the viewing rate of Fabian Cancellara’s third win was 85% and I’d hazard a guess that the remainder were along the course or watched on big screens, just as […]

Climbing out of a black hole

No, I’ve not rewritten the laws of Physics. Though, who wouldn’t mind a cheeky Nobel Prize? No, this is about a different sort of black hole. Last weekend, I did an 18 mile trail race. It’s a distance I have never done before. It was a completely new experience and a big challenge and my […]

Primal Fusion Thermal Jacket Review

Thankfully the last week or so here has been pretty dry. Dry but cold. These are absolutely perfect conditions for the Primal Fusion Thermal Jacket, so I decided to put one through its paces. The jacket is available in black and also high viz. I personally tested the black version but they are the same […]

2014 Miles in 2014 – up for the challenge?

I recently received a request from a Stolen Goat Facebook Fan (Mark Doak) to share his facebook page 2014 miles in 2014. I have to say, it’s not often people are so courteous about asking to share a page through your page. Normally people just spam bomb your fb page and hope that you decide […]