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Stolen Goat Best Sellers April 2019

And just like that, we wave goodbye to another month of the year. This year feels like it’s moving at some pace, we’re almost halfway through in what seems to be a blink of the eye…. for us anyway. The recent spurts of sunshine and warm weather in the UK have naturally increased the sales … Read more …

Stolen Goat’s Best Sellers March 2019

Last month was a busy month for stolen goat, we launched our new Triathlon Collection at the beginning of the month which included new tri suit designs, and all new tri tops, tri shorts and swimming caps, plus another collection towards the end of the month, our first Gravel Collection. The Harris 19 jersey was … Read more …

Abby Fletcher
// Customer Relations // A New Goat Joins The Herd

JOINING THE HERD ‘Any plans for the weekend?’ ask my work colleagues. ‘Yes, I’m cycling to Cambridge’…jaw drop, confused look… ’From London?’ ‘Yes’ ’You’re crazy.’ I smile, shrug and say ‘It should be fun!’ Then I walk away whilst thinking ‘and back again.’ (but I keep that to myself!) This became a pretty standard exchange … Read more …

November 2018 Best Sellers
// Treat Yourself This Christmas

November 2018 best sellers As I write this blog it’s 24 days 13 hours and 15 minutes until Christmas! Do you think we’re excited?…. maybe…. Whether you enjoy Christmas or not, it’s coming and is right around the corner. If you’re thinking of gift ideas for yourself or for that cyclist in your life, look no further, … Read more …

Stolen Goat Winter Tops
// The Three Golden Qualities

Goodbye summer haze, hello winter breeze As the longest heatwave in recent memory comes to a definite close, attention quickly turns to keeping the rain out and the warmth in. Take note – we are talking about retaining warmth, not retaining humidity and perspiration! It’s no good if rain meets an impenetrable barrier in your … Read more …

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Trans Baviaans
// Ashley Oldfield

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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

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 – … Read more …

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Stolen Goat Best Selling
// April 2018

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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…. … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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The New Orkaan Jerseys For AW17
// Ride Any Weather

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 … Read more …

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Castelli Gabba vs Stolen Goat Orkaan

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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What Is CoolMax
// The Features And Benefits Explained!

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 … Read more …

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Fun Friday
// New T-Shirt Collection Now Available

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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Singletracks.com – Orkaan LS jersey review
// stolen goat reviews

23rd February 2017 // singletracks.com – Orkaan jersey review “Great value because I am able to wear this jacket year-round.” – Colton Lock (reviewer) Singletracks have just released another great review/ video, this time reviewing our Orkaan jersey. Colton (reviewer) reviewed our Bodyline jersey last year and during the video it suddenly began to rain! It caught him off … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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Friday adventure – Geocaching take 2 – we found it!

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 … Read more …

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Tim’s stolen goat review of the year – 2016

“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, … Read more …

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The best place to find Christmas gifts for cyclists

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 … Read more …

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This month’s best-selling cycle clothing

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 … Read more …

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stolen goat long sleeved Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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winter cycling jacket, why everyone should own one

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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Single Tracks – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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 … Read more …

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Outdoor Fitness – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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 … Read more …

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Ape to Gentleman – stolen goat aw cycle clothing review

21 September – Ape to Gentlemen – Orkaan Jersey & Shorts and Climb & Conquer Jacket – ‘ Ride in style’ “Hats off to stolen goat- we were most impressed with the quality, technical innovations and in particular the fit and style of the garments we tested. Ride in style gentlemen.” apetogentleman has just released … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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A new starters opinion on the stolen goat cycling shorts

 “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 … Read more …

cycling bib shorts for men and women

How to choose the right cycling shorts

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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Orkaan Weatherproof Fabric In Action [VIDEO]

So long as you’re happy to listen to my droning voice you can see the incredible Orkaan fabric in action below… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWzgip545O8&feature=youtu.be   This fabric features in the Orkaan Hats (as shown) and indeed the rest of the Orkaan range. Water proof, wind proof and yet breathable.

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 … Read more …

Salice Cycling Sunglasses – How to Choose

Salice are making serious waves in the performance sunglasses scene this year. They have received rave reviews from Cycling Plus magazine, Bike Radar and beyond. Knowing this, and armed with the knowledge that pro cycle team Lampre Merida exclusively use Salice shades you’d be forgiven for thinking that they were priced in the same ball park as Oakleys … Read more …

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 … Read more …

2013 In Review

Above – my 2 Children Daisy & Emily… could they be the future leaders of Stolen Goat Corporation??? On a personal level this year has been a genuine roller coaster for me. Ditching your steady, well paid, corporate job that puts food on the table for the whole family in favour of running a company … Read more …

ICEdot Crash Sensor Review

If you ever come to a show that we are exhibiting at you may just meet  Tim Morel, a good friend of Stolen Goat (and mine) and one of life’s true gents. He also happens to be a QA Manager, keen cyclist and owner of an iPhone so when he heard we were stocking the … Read more …

ICEdot Crash Sensor: All you need to know

The first thing to know about the ICEdot Crash Sensor is that Stolen Goat stocks it… right here :-) What is the ICEdot Crash Sensor? The ICEdot (In Case of Emergency) Crash Sensor is a small lightweight pod that attaches to your helmet (you can stick it or zip tie it). It pairs with an … Read more …

Chrome Industries Merino Cobra Hoodie Review

The Merino Cobra Hoodie by Chrome Industries has instantly become my go-to hoodie/jacket/jumper for times when there is a slight chill in the air. Let’s not beat around the bush, at £149 it is a considered purchase. Nobody is going to tell you it’s cheap. But it is very good value for money. Take a … Read more …

Alpe Duex Review – UK Made Merino Cycling Jersey

It’s not often we review a cycling jersey that we stock, or any item that we stock for that matter. But I have been personally riding with the Alpe Deux Merino Wool Jersey for the last few rides and I simply can’t get enough of it. When you first unwrap it, you can feel that … Read more …