• Locations to Ride: The North

    Posted in on 25th August 2017.

    From the north to the south, over the next couple of months we will be releasing a series of blog posts based on the best locations to ride in the country, highlighting each point of the compass with different cycle routes we’d like to recommend. With our first post we’re starting with the picturesque heights and valleys of the north. The North Pennine Circular The stunning scenery of the North Pennines are no mystery, which makes it an easy...

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  • Cyclecross Sponsorship

    Posted in on 25th August 2017.

    The 2017 cyclocross season is about to kick off and we've got some exciting news to share about our sponsorship of a small cyclocrossrider.com Racing Team. Our guess is that cyclocross racers probably break more derailleur hangers per head than any other riders, it is rare to see the end of a cyclocross race without someone, somewhere breaking their rear mech. It appears to be an occupational hazard and with BETD manufacturing one of the UK...

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  • Upcoming Cycle Show 2017

    Posted in on 25th August 2017.

    It’s that time of year again - the Cycle Show 2017 is just around the corner! On the 21st to the 24th September we’ll be exhibiting at the NEC Birmingham on Stand G10, amongst 280+ other cycle companies and manufacturers showcasing hundreds of brands. This follows on from a highly successful show in 2016, with a record number of 29,000+ visitors, and importantly a chance for us to showcase the new BETD brand as part of the KMF Group. Furthe...

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  • Choosing the Right Crank Arms

    Posted in on 25th August 2017.

    Length, durability, strength - choosing the right crank arms is no easy task! Below are some of our recommendations and tips on how to make this process easier, plus details on what our Middleburn collection has to offer. Determining crank arm length A key consideration when upgrading or replacing crank arms or crank sets is crank length. Most cranks for road and MTB use are 175mm long, but riders with legs shorter or longer than the average may...

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  • Tour de France – All you Need to Know

    Posted in on 24th July 2017.

    The 2017 Tour de France has just drawn to a close and what an exciting event it was! In this blog, we’re going to talk about the winners of all the prestigious jerseys and some of the big highlights from the event! Continue reading →...

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  • Being Healthy with BETD – Ride Preparation

    Posted in on 24th July 2017.

    People have different ways to prepare for a bike ride that suit them, but there are a few things that you can do that will absolutely help any rider before they embark on their bike ride. We’re going to talk in this blog about a few things you should absolutely do before a bike ride and a few things you absolutely should not do as well! Continue reading →...

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  • Coast to Coast Charity Ride

    Posted in on 24th July 2017.

    From the 14th to 16th July our hanger extraordinaire Kate took part in a charity bike ride alongside several other KMF employees! The purpose was to raise money for Douglas Macmillan and this blog is going to focus on what we managed to achieve. Continue reading →...

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  • Bearings and BETD – The BETD Collection

    Posted in on 24th July 2017.

    BETD stock a large collection of Bearings and we often get questions about them so this blog is going to focus on our bearings collection! Continue reading →...

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  • Boardman Hangers

    Posted in on 27th June 2017.

    If you’ve paid our websites hanger collection a visit recently then the chances are you will have come across our brand-new hanger for the Boardman Team 29er or “hanger 418”. This blog will focus on this fantastic piece of equipment and hopefully enlighten you about how we have managed to form the largest hanger collection in the world! Continue reading →...

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  • 8 Awesome Bike Hacks You Need to Know

    Posted in on 27th June 2017.

    1 -  Hold on to that leftover holiday currency A flat tyre can ruin a long-awaited ride or trail in a split second. Most of us don’t ferry a spare tyre and so an unexpected tear in the tyre casing or sidewall, often means we are back home in a terrible mood very soon after. However, unused ‘plasticky’ money from your recent trip to the USA or Australia can sometimes help recover your ride by making excellent temporary tyre patches. Our new...

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