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About Us

At Northern Ride bike shop in North Yorkshire we believe in providing an approachable and quality service. As a family owned business we pride ourselves on building long lasting and customer focused relationships.

Our Brands

We have carefully selected our brands to provide you the customer with a choice of quality products. Northern Ride are premium stockists of Focus, Frog, Lapierre, BH, Yeti, Kuota, Scapin, Olympia, Sarto, Epoca and Pashley bicycles at our shop in Malton, North Yorkshire. We carefully selected our range of brands to provide you, our customer with a complimentary range of bicycle's to suit your desired needs.

Our Service
At Northern Ride our ethos is 'Entry Level to Elite' therefore we endeavour to provide you with an open and welcoming service. If you make an initial enquiry we will discuss your the product or service that is most suitable for you whether this be a product, bike fit or one of our other services. We pride ourselves on selling bikes from a £115 balance bikes, somebody's first road or mountain bike all the way to superbikes in our custom geometry Italian manufacturers or full suspension custom builds. More recently we have seen a strong uptake in E-Bikes and keeping true to our ethos we now stock a range of E-MTB and E-Bikes available to demo and help you decide which is the most suitable for your requirements.

Buying a bike at Northern Ride
Starting to look for a new bike can be a confusing and daunting task, there are now so many brands available and so much information is available online, often contradictory. When you contact or enter Northern Ride with an initial enquiry we will discuss your requirements and provide options that fit your budget. We will explain in depth why we have chosen a specific manufacturer, geometry and why that particular model is suitable for you in terms of wheel size or travel in a mountain bike or fit and carbon layup in a road bike.

Our Promotion: Once a bike is purchased we provide a complimentary Bike Fit (worth upto £125) if a road bike or suspension set up if a mountain bike. Once you have purchased a bike from Northern Ride you receive a 10% discount on accessory purchases.

Who are we?
Northern Ride is a family run independent business. Our employees currently include Kevin Clark, Ashley Clark and yes Ashley Coning; confusing that there are two Ash's ask for little or big Ash! At Northern Ride we have put on the Malton Town Centre Races twice, a National B town centre crit attracting over 400 participants across categories and 6,000 visitors to the town (We are looking to put this event on again but budget can be an issue so email ash@northernride.com if you would be interested in sponsoring). In addition the Yorkshire Mountain Bike Marathon is now in its second year, an endurance MTB event across 12,000 acres of private land, check it out from the link at the top of this page....

Kevin Clark
Kevin has over 25years experience in the aerospace industry working in design and problem solving for a globally revered UK company. Upon leaving the aerospace industry to pursue a secondary career in his later life passion of cycling, Kevin first of all ran a shop that helped grow Lapierre into a dominant mountain bike brand in the UK when the Zesty won back to back bike of the year awards.

Kevin is Cytech qualified and authorised by Fox to service and repair suspension systems, however his previous experience means we also service all major suspension systems. In addition to been a keen MTB'r Kevin has also received Campagnolo Pro status after the high demand of Campagnolo builds on our custom Italian framesets.

In terms of riding Kevin currently rides his all mountain bike the Yeti SB4.5 T-Series build finished with a Float 34 fork and Sram Eagle on dry days over the moors. He has an all round cross country mountain bike in the carbon hardtail Scapin Oraklo finished in XT 2x11 and a Fox 32 Factory Series Fork. Kevin's road bike is the new Kuota Kryon with Ultegra Di2 and Miche SWR wheelset, bright green! The secret of Kev's riding though is his beloved single speed and rigid mountainbike that you may see him riding out on the trails.....

Ashley Clark
Ashley's original passion for cycling started out as with many from riding with family and friends. At a junior age Ash raced in the National XC mountain bike series and gained sponsorship in the UK via Orbea, CNP and Vittoria. After attending University in Leeds Ash opened Northern Ride in collaboration with Kevin, his father. Ash has since become one of the only people in the UK that has trained with both Eric O'Reilly of cyclingposition.cm and Paul Swift of bikefit.com two of the leading independent bike fit specialists in the world.

After gaining experience bike fitting, Ash now has collaborates with Sarto, Epoca and Scapin to design custom geometry bicycles by looking at your current setup, taking biomechanical measurements and using our bike fit jig to assess your perfect setup. Ash will then work with your desired custom brand to create a geometry that is suitable to your fit yet does not compromise the design and innovation in the chosen frameset. Ash has now conducted hundred's of bike fits and worked on numerous custom geometry framesets from customers around the UK and at a distance in Qatar, Dubai and the USA.

In terms of riding Ash currently rides an Epoca R60 custom geometry frameset finished with Campagnolo Super Record and Bora wheelset although he is striving for a THM Chainset! Ash is usually found on his Focus Mares Cyclocross bike and currently races at the Yorkshire Points series alongside Regional and National B road races. Ash has also ridden most trail centres in the UK and knows Majorca well if anybody needs advice on an upcoming trip! However Ash's secret love is the shop demo Focus Jam2 E-MTB which he utilises when preparing for our Yorkshire Mountain Bike Marathon or on the local terrain.

Ash Coning
Ash is our youngest part time member at the shop. Ash currently races for N-Fuse Identity, an U23/Junior team in the UK that race on Epoca RS99 framesets and Miche components. Ash races the national junior series as a second year junior and last season raced in a UCI 3 day race in Italy in which his team had a stage victory. Ash also enjoys hill climbing.......hence the name Little Ash as you have to be super light! Ash's hill climb bike is an Epoca R30 and weighs a secretly low amount but drop us an email and you can come and see it!