Sep 25, 2015
Here at ATK Towers we have watched our range of karts grow rapidly over the past three years. Not only do our young customers have a choice of ride, we are now selling an adult kart too so that Mums and Dads can join in the wooden go-karting fun too. Well reviewed by Wired magazine, recommended by Theo Paphitis, The Times and The Telegraph (Daisy Bridgewater) we've built quite a following! We have a range of three children's go karts: ATK Start At £119.99 the Start is our basic model designed to get you on a set of wheels (with a fitted dual-action brake of...
May 31, 2013
We love the ATK Classic (not to mention the new ATK Start), but then we're biased, so it's always good when other more independent critics say nice things about it. Wired Magazine (July issue - out now) are the latest in a series of magazines and bloggers to feature the ATK: The on-line blogger "Geek Dad", tested the ATK Classic last year and said lots of nice things about it and was "even tempted to have the odd go and the ATK seemed to survive fine" And let's not forget GQ magazine: And of course many other bloggers have...
Mar 27, 2013
Safety testing is a crucial part of the development process of any toy. Designing toys that appeal to children can be a challenge but making sure that they are safe is vital. The days of the Kite Mark are long gone; it's now EU Directive EN71 and the "CE" Mark that are required before you can sell your toy in the European Market. And even in the days of the nanny state, no-one would argue that it's sensible. In the case of the ATK it doesn't make the product any less fun - it just makes it safe. There are...
Feb 10, 2013
The next few weeks were pretty frantic, with so many things having to be done simultaneously. Yucca, our Digital Agency, were busy building our website but, to do this, they needed photography. We spent a fantastic day at Ashton Court in Bristol shooting still photos and a video with the help of three willing test-pilots. We were keen to demonstrate the versatility of the ATK and show it going down grassy slopes and being scooted along on the level - our photographer, Jim, did a fantastic job. The children were on their karts for 6 hours and loved every minute...