Rat Race York Showroom
Store Opening Hours
· Monday to Friday: 12pm to 6pm
· Saturday: 10am to 6pm
· Sunday: CLOSED
Office opening hours
· Monday to Friday: 9am to 5.00pm
** Phone lines will be manned only during office hours **
Find us at Stirling Park, Off Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4WU. Tel 01904 409 401 Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Running Department and Gait Analysis Shoe Fitting
At Rat Race we want to make sure you train and take on your next challenge in the shoes that suit how you run. We offer shoes across the running spectrum, from Roads and Trails to Fells and Mountains; stocking the premium brands in running performance with a shoe fitting service to match.
When you're running you are constantly pounding your muscles and joints with up to 2.5 times your body weight. Using the right shoes and inner soles you can eliminate this stress by increasing the support of your feet, improving your running posture and joint alignment whilst maximising shock absorption. Our gait analysis shoe fitting service includes a 15 min session using our treadmill, Templo video analysis and Footdisc pressure plate. Book now for £15, free if you buy a pair of shoes. We even offer a 14 day test period to make sure the shoes are just right.
Looking for the very best deal? Buy a Membership Card for £7.50 and you can save an extra 15% off the cost of the session, shoes and clothing including brands such as Asics, Inov8, New Balance, Adidas, Saucony , Salomon, La Sportiva, Gore and Ronhill. The Membership card is valid for a year. Call us to book a session on 01904 409401.
Performance running gear
Our gear covers from road to trail to mountain.
We offer a range of servicing options for your bike, from a basic tune-up to a full strip down and rebuild. It’s all carried out in house by our expert team, so your ride and joy will be in safe hands.
A few reasons why we offer more than the average bike store:
- We focus on performance bikes, so we know how to give you a competitive edge
- Our head technician has a Cytech Level Three road bike certification: the highest standard in bike maintenance
- Our Calfee sizer cycle is the only one in the North of England, so when you come to see us you’re getting unparalleled access to the best equipment in the business
- As well as other top brands we stock and build Ibis cycles – each one is unique and tailored to the rider
- Our services range from a simple safety check to a full frame inspection using endoscopic cameras to check for internal wear and tear
Just like our events, we don’t do things by halves. Our workshop is the Formula One garage of the cycle world – once you see it, we’re sure you’ll agree! Your bike will respond as if it’s been to a luxury spa and come back rejuvenated.
|Introductory Prices |
|Bike Workshop Prices |
Inclusive of gear and brake parts
|£45 ||£65 ||£85 ||£120 |
|Service ||9 Carat Service ||12 Carat Service ||18 Carat Service ||24 Carat Service |
|Safety Check || || || || |
- Complete frame strip down
- All threads chased
- All bearing surfaces faced
- Degreased and reassembled
|Gear Overhaul || || || |
|Brake Overhaul (non hydraulic) || || || |
|All Fixings to Torque || || || |
|Headset Strip Inspect Clean || || || |
|Bottom Bracket Strip Inspect Clean || || || |
|Wheels Trued || || || |
|Wheels Serviced and Trued || || || |
|Additional Services |
|Wheel Service per Wheel - £15 ||Brake Overhaul – from £15 to £30 |
|Wheel Service Pair - £20 ||Gear Overhaul - £20 |
|Wheel True per Wheel - £10 ||BB Shell Overhaul - £25 |
|Wheel Build – Price on Enquiry ||Headset Faced - £25 |
|Fork Service – Price on Enquiry ||BB Fitting - £20 |
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Call us on 01904 409401 or email email@example.com to book your bike service.
Rat Race Bike Fitting and Analysis
As at a majority of Cycle Shops a bike fit simply means standing across the bike placing your heel in the pedals and reaching for the handlebars.
At Rat Race our bike fittings and analysis go beyond what a cycle shop can offer. Our two Bikefit® Technicians are trained and experienced to the highest standards within the industry and between them have performed hundreds of Fittings and Analysis. Whether you are looking for a new bike, getting the best from an existing bike or looking to gain more power, eliminate aches and pains or just re-discover the joy of just getting out and riding, then at Rat Race we have the right solution for you.
At Rat Race we use a mixture of our own expertise, a Calfee® sizer cycle, Gebiomized pressure analysis and Dartfish® video analysis to ensure the correct level of service. We offer this service to both genders and Kirsty also holds an M.Sc. in Sports Therapy so aches and pains can be dealt with.
The Bike Fitting at Rat Race could not be simpler to understand and is as follows:
Dynamic Bike Analysis: (Option C)
This is a 3hr+ process and involves a personal and body assessment evaluating your goals be they recreational or competitive. An assessment to ascertain your current flexibility, joint range of motion, strength and more. This is carried out by Kirsty our in house Sports Therapist. It is then followed by time on the bike under the gaze of our technicians and Dartfish® video capture. We aim to work from the foot pedal interface up and have a range of accommodations to optimise your riding and comfort. This is also enhanced using Gebiomized pressure analysis and mapping to target key areas.
Current Bike Fitting: (Option B)
This is a 1-2hr process and involves the use of Dartfish® video technology to assess your current set up on your existing bike. A current bike fit combines our fitting experience and training to look at real time joint angles and measurements. Once assessed it allows our technicians to target key areas to improve power, comfort and performance at a more competitive price
Sizer Session: (Option A)
This session is for any rider who is interested in a new bike but is unsure as to whether they will get the optimum fit from an off the shelf cycle. The sizer session is undertaken on a Calfee® sizer cycle and will define the optimal bike position. This is achieved because the Calfee® sizer bike does not have the restrictions of a normal bike and is fully adjustable.
Finally all the above can be broken down into more manageable chunks or to target key areas. These all take approximately 45-60 mins each.
At Rat Race the quality of our services comes from not only knowledge and experience of the cycle but the knowledge and experience of human performance and physical movement, this is the difference in the quality of the ultimate outcome a quality riding experience.
|Option A: Bike Fitting – choose the right bike ||Option B: Fit and fine tune your existing bike ||Option C: Dynamic Bike Analysis || |
- 45 min session
- Full fitting service including Calfee Sizer cycle session
- Session costs deducted from your bike purchase
- Ideal when unsure of what bike to purchase
- 2 hour session for Road bikes
- 2 hour 45 min session for Tri bikes
- Rider Questionnaire and assessment
- Cleat assessment and set-up
- Assessment of your existing bike
- Dartfish video analysis and adjustment
- Road Bike: £99
- Tri Bike: £125
- Recommended for cyclists who want to have their current bike fine tuned.
- 3hr+ session
- Rider Questionnaire and assessment
- Functional Movement Screening
- Foot Pressure Analysis with Cleat Assessment.
- Knee Path Analysis
- Saddle Pressure Analysis
- Dartfish Video Analysis and Adjustment
- Max Power Testing
- Exercise and Training Program upon request.
- Road Bike (Single) £200
- Road Bike (Two) £300
- a. Functional Movement Screening - £45
- b. Foot Pressure Analysis with Cleat Assessment - £60
- c. Knee Path Analysis - £45
- d. Saddle Pressure Analysis - £45
- e. Keo Fit Cleat adjustment - £20
all the above take approx 45-60mins
Choosing the right gear can make a huge difference to your triathlon and endurance event performance. Come and see our experienced team at our York HQ to take full advantage of our state of the art swim lab – we’ll boost your buoyancy and wriggle you into the perfect wetsuit.
The Endless Pool
Sessions take place in our Endless Pool, so you can forget the Great British weather and focus on your performance.
|Introductory Pricing |
|Option A: ||Option B: ||Option C: |
- Tri before you buy
- 30 min session
- Demonstration wetsuits included
Session costs deducted from your wetsuit purchase: £20 (Members pay £17)
- Tri different suits and scrutinise your stroke
- 40 min session
- Contemplas video analysis of your stroke
- See how different wetsuits affect your swimming and buoyancy
Session costs deducted from your wetsuit purchase: £35 (Members pay £29.75)
- Swim coaching and analysis
- 1 hour session with British Triathlon level 2 coach
- Contemplas video analysis of your stroke
Single session: £55 (Members pay £46.75)
Pack of three: £150 (Members pay £127.50)
Pack of 6: £285 (Members pay £242.25)
Call us on 01904 409401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your swim session.
The Rat Race Performance Store has all the best equipment for your challenge, whether you’re tackling the Dales or the Dolomites. Using the right technical kit is vital on the mountain and we want to make sure you’re equipped with the right fabrics and the right fit.
Our trained team are outdoor enthusiasts and have the inside track on the latest gear including hardware, clothing and footwear – so before you go up to the slopes, come down to the store.