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Kinetic Cycles on Instagram

We’re a social bunch, so it’s only right we keep people updated with whats going on. You can follow Kinetic on Instagram @kineticcycles – https://www.instagram.com/kineticcycles/ You’ll find day-to-day musings, pictures of the shop dog and also the Kinetic Kustoms gallery where all our finest custom…

Cantina Carnitas to cook up 6ft Resident Evil Themed Burrito at Kinetic

Now there’s a headline!! and there’s not much more to it really. Cantina Carnitas, Kinetic Hitchin’s pop-up maestros of all things Mexican, have been asked by Capcom (yes, that Capcom, of Street Fighter arcade machine fame) to create a 6ft, Resident Evil inspired burrito. Said…

Storck Picks up ‘Bike of the Year’ with road.cc

It’ll come to no surprise to you that have bought or borrowed (or seen or touched!) a Storck at Kinetic, but the prestigious German marque has just picked up ‘Bike of the year’ for the hugely popular Visioner C. Road.cc pitted the keenly-priced Visioner against…

Genesis Tarn 20 – ‘best we’ve tried so far’

27.5+ bikes are a pretty new niche, but gaining some real traction (pun very much intended). The combination of larger wheels and wider tyres offer a fun, fast and super grippy ride. Struggling in mud and loose conditions? a ‘plus’ bike will leave your mates…

Cycle Shop

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas is upon us again (seems to happen every year!) and that means only one thing; ‘Ride to eat’. With that in mind, please see the Christmas Opening Times: Monday 21st : CLOSED Tuesday 22nd: 9-6pm Wednesday 23rd: 9-6pm Thursday 24th: 9-5pm We are then…

Parlee now available at Kinetic Cycles

‘Over the last decade, Parlee has pioneered a host of industry firsts: the first customizable carbon fiber racing frames; Flex Fit semi-custom geometry; and the first sub-800 gram carbon fiber frame are just a few.’ Kinetic Cycles, as Hertfordshire’s premier cycle shop, re-affirm’s our commitment…

Letchworth Grand Prix – 3 weeks to go!

It’s only 3 weeks to go until the Letchworth Grand Prix, round 2 of the inaugural Tour of Hertfordshire Series. The Letchworth Grand Prix is an exciting new one-day cycling festival, forming part of the inaugural Tour of Hertfordshire Series; a new closed road race…

Tour of Hertfordshire Series Launched

As one of the principal organising bodies, Kinetic Cycles is pleased to announce the inaugural Tour of Hertfordshire Series. The Tour of Hertfordshire Series is without doubt the biggest thing to happen to organised Cycle Racing in Hertfordshire for 20 years. A collaboration between Hertfordshire…

Easter Opening Hours

Easter Weekend is traditionally the curtain raiser to the summer cycling season and what better time to welcome in spring than with a visit to Kinetic? Friday 3rd April 9am – 6pm Saturday 4th April 9am – 5:30pm Sunday 5th April – CLOSED Monday 6th…

Spring Demo Weekend 11th/12th April

After the Success of last year’s Demo weekend, it’s back for 2015 just bigger and better!! We’ve postponed it until post-Easter in order to hopefully coax some better weather and even more riders! The big news for 2015 is the addition of a range of…

Free Ritte Kit with Frames

It’s classics season and what better way to celebrate than with a truly modern classic? Ritte Bicycles blend classic style with contemporary design with a range of bikes that truly look as good as they ride. The only way to truly look as stylish as…

Get Bike Fit for the new season

A Specialized BGfit Bike fit is the ideal way of improving your comfort, performance and efficiency on the bike this season. Whether you’re a sportive rider targeting a summer of centuries or a Triathlete looking for that new PB, a full bike fit will be…

Storck Bicycles now Available

The ever-highly acclaimed Storck Bicycles are now available at Kinetic Cycles Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City. Storck’s engineered range of Carbon Fibre Road, CX and Mountain bikes are winner’s of such prestigious awards as Road.cc’s “Best Super Bike” for the Aernario platinum and Tour Magazine’s…

Whyte Bikes

Kinetic Cycles MTB Demo Weekend 15/16th Feb

The weekend of the 15th and 16th February plays host to our first MTB Demo weekend, to be held from our Welwyn Garden City store.  The weekend gives you the opportunity to ride some of the most desirable mountain bikes in existence. With a roughly…

Cycle Shop

Christmas Opening Hours

It’s been a big, big year for us all here, we’ve had a fantastic summer and what with opening the new Hitchin store the winter has been pretty flat out too.  As I’m sure you must all be aware (we hope!) Christmas is upon us…

Evil Uprising

Evil Bikes completes now available

Evil Bikes caused a huge stir when they announced the Undead and Uprising; class leading full carbon Downhill and Trail frames with stunning aesthetics mated to revolutionary, fully-adjustable, geometry and suspension setups.  An even greater stir was caused when they arrived in the UK several…

Bianchi

Bianchi Bikes now available at Kinetic Cycles

There are very few brands, cycling or otherwise, with a heritage to match Bianchi. The traditional celeste colourscheme has been ridden to victories by countless legends of the sport and now that “Passione Celeste” is available at Kinetic Cycles Welwyn Garden City.  With a range of…

Castelli Winter

Castelli Winter Clothing

We’ve just had the latest drop of Castelli Autumn/Winter ’13 clothing arrive at Kinetic Cycles Hitchin.  Featuring the highest quality fabrics and unmatched quality, design and flare, Castelli is sure to keep you riding comfortably throughout the winter.  The full range can be seen here:…

Kinetic Cycles : Stockist of GoPro

GoPro Hero3+ in Stock at Kinetic Cycles

GoPro’s wearable cameras have completely changed the way we document life (no, we don’t think that’s too much of an exaggeration!) and the latest variation takes things to the next level…..again! The Hero3+ compared to the outgoing Hero3 features: Half the thickness 30% Better battery…

Stages Power Meters at Kinetic Cycles

Stages Power Meters in stock at Kinetic Cycles

Stages Cycling revolutionised the Power Meter market with their crank-based meters.  Now for the first time, Stages Power Meters are available in the UK, and exclusively in the area through Kinetic Cycles.  Requiring a Bluetooth or ANT+ head unit to process the information (most smartphones…

Bike Shop Hitchin

Hitchin Contact Details

Just whilst we update the website with some new content, please find the contact details for the Kinetic Cycles Hitchin store here: Ground Floor Carling Building Coopers Yard Hitchin Herts SG5 1AR Tel: 01462 459068 - Email: info@kineticcycles.co.uk - Facebook.com/kineticcycleswelsyn @KineticBicycles We look forward to seeing you…

Cycle Shop Hitchin

Kinetic Cycles Hitchin Now Open

After months of planning our new store in Hitchin is now open for business.  With over 4’000 sq ft of showroom space and housing a Specialized BG Bike Fitting studio, along with space for sports therapy, massage and personal training, Kinetic Cycles Hitchin is home…

Cipollini Bikes Exclusively at Kinetic Cycles

Cycling is a sport dominated by Charismatic individuals and none more so than Italian sprint legend Mario Cipollini.  His brash style, bravado and hunger for perfection have translated into the beautiful range of bikes that bare his name.  100% hand crafted and finished in Italy,…

Felt Bicycles now available at Kinetic Cycles

Felt Bikes are one of the most respected marques in the world of cycling with their F series bikes being piloted to Grand Tour stage wins under the boys of Argos-Shimano through to the DA and new IA Time-Trial bikes breaking records at Tri events…

Enve Carbon Test Program

With the onset of summer, there truly won’t be a better time to start thinking about your ‘best bike’ now that the winter bike is firmly tucked away.  Everyone knows that wheelsets make an enormous difference to the behaviour of your bike; lower rotational mass…

Whyte Bikes

Whyte Bikes now available at Kinetic Cycles

We like great bikes and there are few companies that produce such Consistently great bike as Whyte.  Their range of ‘Great British Mountainbikes’ have won countless industry awards over the years including several coveted What Mountain Bike Bike of the Year gongs, including this year…

Easter Opening Times

Easter is coming, the clocks are going forward and it’s officially Spring (barring the snow)! Our Opening Times over the Easter weekend are as follows: Good Friday (29th) – CLOSED Easter Saturday (30th) – 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Easter Sunday (31st) – CLOSED In…

Moda Finale, finally

We first saw this bike in a pre-production version back in August and all we could say was “wow”. Now, after being launched at the London Bike Show in January to much fanfare and industry excitement, the 2013 Moda Finale is in Stock.  The frame…

Time Build Kits – Save 25%

To help simplify things for those of you considering a build on a Time frame this year we’ve got together and created some “off the shelf” build kits to make things easier. Typically these kits are supplied as a Shimano or Campagnolo Groupset, Fulcrum or American…

Just Arrived: Garmin Edge 810

After being launched to the world’s press earlier this month, we’ve received the first batch of new Garmin Edge 810 units. The 810 features better hardware, software, a more intuative interface and is now blutooth enabled allowing you to connect with your smart phone for better…

New Year, New Brands

So, it’s 2013, and we’re kicking new year off with a bang.  We’re both pleased and proud to announce that Kinetic Cycles are stockists of Yeti Cycles and Whyte Performance Cycles. Yeti, based in Golden Colorado, have become synonymous with pushing the boundaries of technology…

End of Season Offers!

This post does exactly what it says on the tin: For the bike trade, 2013 is well and truly upon us and that means we need to free up some showroom space from the last remaining 2012 bikes. We have the following bikes available in…

New Eddys

After a brief delay we’ve had some shiny new Merckx in to complete the lineup. The award winning AMX-1 alloy bike at a more accessible £999 price point is in, as is the stunning EMX-3 Centaur at £2199 with Fulcrum racing wheels and campag Centaur…

Pashleys are just nice!

A lot has happened in such a small space of time, so much so that we haven’t really had time to get stuff updated so there are a lot of updates coming at once! First off, We’ve had our first delivery of Pashley. Pashley are…

6 months in, what’s going on?

As some of you might be aware we’ve really neglected the blog recently and we’ve found Facebook ( www.facebook.com/KineticCyclesWelwyn ) and Twitter ( @kineticbicycles ) an easier medium to quickly keep people up-to-date as oppsoed to long, rambling blog posts. But enough of that…. So,…

ZipVit offer! (free gels!)

ZipVit Sports Nutrition is used by some of the world’s top athletes, including Cervelo Test Team and Team BMC, to celebrate their new range of products, we’ve got a great in-store offer, spend £10 on any ZipVit Nutrition products and receive 3 free Blackcurrant Energy…

All the colours – Lovely Fox Clobber

The heavy downpours of the last 48 hours can tell us two things: Firstly Veolia Water’s rain dance is clearly working and more importantly; Summer is almost here! What better way to cheer one’s self up than with some lovely spring/summer clothing? We’ve just taken…

Spring Cleaning (pics, pics and more pics)

Well, despite the weather we’ve been run off our feet! However, we’ve made time in our busy schedule to get the shop in order. We’re still adding brands and as such it’ll constantly be evolving over time. You can check out how things are looking…

Mondraker Foxy RR Demo

A Work in Progress on our Mondraker Foxy RR Demo Bike. Built with E.Thirteen XCX wheels – Custom Extruded Scandium Rims, 6 Pawl Engagement (instant Pickup), Through Axle Compatible, 1400g Trail Wheelset! also featuring the new RaceFace Turbine and SixC Components. This bike will be…

New Brands Ahoy

For anyone who has been a regular reader of the blog, you may well have noticed that we’ve been a bit slack on putting up posts over the last few days. Well, it’s not slackness, it’s just the fact that we’ve been run off our…

Kinetic Cycles Welwyn Garden City – Stockists of Moda

We’re really excited about this, Kinetic Cycles has just taken delivery of our first shipment of bikes from British brand Moda . Moda bikes have been receiving rave reviews and the ride quality, specification and value for money truly has to be seen to be…

Moda Strettos now in stock

We’ve been waiting a while but we’ve had the first of our Moda Stretto full carbon bikes in stock. This model is equipped with full SRAM force including Carbon cranks, American Classic 420 Aero wheels and Barelli carbon finishing kit @£2199.00

Free Garmins!

Yes, it’s true, all you have to do is purchase a road bike at £2000 or over and receive a free Garmin Edge 500 GPS enabled computer. Don’t just attempt to beat your mates on Strava, but make sure you do with some new wheels!

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