Ron Kitching


Updated 10.11.2012

Harrogate, England

A top level road racer himself, Ron Kitching founded and managed one of the largest and most successful bicycle & parts importer in the UK for over 30 years. The exclusive original importer of Milremo, Zeus, Suntour, TA, Cinelli, Super Champion, Ishiwata, and much more. Kitching promoted his own bicycle frames and kits of components to equip them.
While not a builder himself, Ron Kitching frames were made at different times by some of the top British craftsmen, including Arthur Metcalf and Wes Mason, who operated Metcalf & Mason and “MKM,” revealing the silent partner, Kitching’s, initial in the middle…

Full page advertisment in International Cycle Sport 1973

A typical page showing the vast array of cycling goods offered...

Beryl Burton on RonKit in a time trial