Posts Tagged: strava

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400 Minutes Of Freedom Strava Challenge – Stolen Goat

Stolen Goat is excited to announce the creation of our first Strava Challenge – 400 Minutes Of Freedom. As the title suggests, the challenge is to complete 400 minutes of activity registered through Strava from the 5th – 25th April. Qualifying activities include: Handcycle, Hike, Ride, Run, Swim, VirtualRide, VirtualRun, Walk, Wheelchair. I’m sure this … Read more …

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 …

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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 …

Five Different Ways Cyclists are Using Strava

Before you get into this – did you know you can join us on strava! Maligned by many for encouraging competitive riding on public roads, the fitness tracking app Strava has the ability to turn even the most ordinary ride into a race. But not everyone uses the app in quite the same way, or … 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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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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Top 10 Pro Cyclists To Follow On Instagram
// Get To Know The Pro’s

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 … 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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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 …

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 … Read more …

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 … Read more …

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 … 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 …

Ride up Goat Mountain (virtually) and win a Jersey

Enough of the chitter chatter, it’s time to put tyre to tarmac, foot to pedal and stats to Strava. In case you didn’t know Stolen Goat has a Strava Club – 100 Goats – which you can join here. So here is our very first Strava based competition. I’m not sure how prolific Strava competitions … Read more …

Find Your Inner Goat

Let’s face it, most of us (OK all of us) cannot climb the Pyrenees like some kind of Columbian Mountain Goat. Watching the Tour de France makes me realise just how lame I am at climbing, but hey – it’s what cycling is all about. We all “hate” hills and yet we all seek them … Read more …