Posts Tagged: spotlight

Total Bike Forever
// Bangkok to Hanoi // #11

Bangkok to Hanoi Check out our youtube channel: youtube.com/c/totalbikeforever Follow our progress: http://totalbikeforever.com/ Follow Oli and Ruth here: https://www.intandemstories.com/ Here’s the lowdown on the latest chapter of our adventure east. As the clock ticked from 2018 to 2019, we brought in the new year with our dear cycling compatriots, Oli and Ruth, casting our eyes … Read more …

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 Best Sellers
// February 2019

Last month was a crazy month for weather, we saw all the extremes and everything in between, here in the UK. Sometime at the beginning of the month, we witnessed snow storms and then for a week… the complete opposite – highs of 22C with not a cloud in the sky. Am I going too … 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 …

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The Off-Season Is Here
// Nicole Pugson

I can’t quite believe that I’m typing the words ‘off season’ already. Where has this year gone? For many of us, our race season started back in May (even earlier in March if you’re into that duathlon malarky…). So for five straight months we have put the pedal down both in training and our chosen … Read more …

October 2018 Best Sellers
// Christmas Gift Ideas?

October 2018 Another month over and we draw ever closer to Christmas and the New Year! Again, this month’s weather has been extremely variable and as I write this the sun is shining and it’s a nice day, a few days ago it was a different story. We’ve seen a significant decrease in temperature this past month, … Read more …

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Total Bike Forever
// Dushanbe To Bishkek // #7

Dushanbe To Bishkek Follow us here: http://instagram.com/totalbikeforever/ Check out our progress here: http://totalbikeforever.com/ If there’s one word to describe the last month there can only really be one – Mountainous. We had been looking forward to reaching the dizzy heights of Tajikistan and making music on ‘the roof of the world’ as the locals call … Read more …

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Thibaut Pinot Strava Art – Goat

Strava Art x Stolen Goat? Thibaut Pinot, Tour de France stage winner, draws a Goat during his 208km “warm-up” ride. Love it or hate it, eventually, everybody takes a quick look at Strava. If you fall in the latter camp, it’s possibly when you see that somebody has ridden a route that when uploaded to … Read more …

Trans Baviaans

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 …

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 … 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 …

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 – … 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 …

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 … Read more …

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Stolen Goat X Bioracer Triathlon Suits
// SS18

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 … 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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World Bicycle Day 3rd June 2018

“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 … Read more …

spring preparation

Luke Taylor
// Season Change // #2

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 … Read more …

milan to tirana

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

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 … Read more …

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 … 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 …

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Our Best Selling Cycle Clothing in March
// 2018

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 … Read more …

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Luke Taylor
// Our Newest Brand Ambassador For 2018

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 … Read more …

staff favourites

Staff Favourites From The Newly Launched SS18 Collection

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?

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Who Wants To RideLondon
// Places Available Through RETHINK

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 … Read more …

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 … 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 …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

winter riding

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

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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Bruce Karsten
// A Quick Update

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

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

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British Cyclists Break World Record
// The Seven Day Challenge

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 … Read more …

orkaan vs gabba

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

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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

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 … 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 …

stolen goat Bodyline jersey features

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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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 …

friday-adventure

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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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 …

#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! … 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 …

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 … Read more …

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

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 … Read more …

Bio Racer Pixel Fabric – What is it & How is it Used?

Back in January when I first walked around the Bio Racer factory in Belgium, they showed me their new Pixel fabric technology that they had developed and started using in anger. At the time we were supposed to be discussing summer jerseys but they were planting a seed in my head. It worked. A cycling … Read more …

Popular products at The London Bike Show

It’s been a few days now since returning from the hustle and bustle of the London Bike Show. I’m starting to recover from the insanity that is the pack down on the final day. The London Bike Show really isn’t designed to be done by just one man – next year I am definitely taking … 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 …

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 … Read more …

Product Spotlight – 1952 Vuelta Cataluna Retro Cycling Jersey

Retro cycling jerseys come in many forms. Some are retro replicas – which bring back memories of great cyclists and teams, Molteni, Merckx and Peugeot spring instantly to mind. Other retro cycling jerseys such as this 1952 Vuelta Catulana jersey by Retro Image Apparel  are more about enhancing a vintage or retro poster featuring a … Read more …