Biketreks. A passion for cycling in the heart of the Lake District.

Specialized 6Fattie Bikes…The Future of MTB?

Words by andy on 05/10/2015 08:52:51
Riders have been fitting fatter tyres to their mountain bikes for years now in an effort to squeeze as much grip as possible from the trail.  I am definitely guilty of pushing this too far on my own bike and wearing away the frame because I didn’t leave enough clearance.  This problem is now a thing if.... More

2016 Specialized Diverge

Words by bktr on 18/09/2015 12:34:00
  Now a year into its life on the market, the Specialized Diverge has proven to be one of the most popular bikes in our shop.  Termed a “gravel bike” or in our words a comfortable, versatile, everyday road bike with brakes that actually stop you, the Diverge has caused a stir amongst not only the press but also.... More

MT500 II Jacket Lands - As different as Chalk and Cheese..

Words by bktr on 12/09/2015 12:30:00
How incongruous that I stand here typing this ‘ditty’ with the July sunshine streaming through my window, yet my thoughts are focused on a wet, cold, windy November day.  For those that know me although not exactly a soft lad and growing up on the wrong side of the ‘border’ in some people’s view I do not.... More

Route #008 Little and Great Langdale via Blea Tarn, Road Bike, Moderate 16 miles.

Words by andy on 12/08/2015 10:05:00
A popular road route for us after work or a great demo bike circuit, this tour of Little and Great Langdale has the feeling of remoteness and isolation but safe in the knowledge civilization is never too far away.  With a few great pubs on route (not that we’d advocate needing one on only a 16 mile ride!).... More

2016 Orange Five RS - Kermit Green

Words by andy on 30/08/2015 17:06:10
So this might not be the first 2016 Five we’ve done but it’s one of the nicest so far! Using the new for 2016 Kermit Green colour this is an RS spec but with upgrades to the Easton ARC 27 rims and the Fox Kashima shock.  An upgrade you can’t really see is the Invisiframe frame.... More

Santa Cruz & Juliana Demo Day – Saturday 10th October

Words by bktr on 12/09/2015 10:40:00
To tie in with the launch of the new Nomad, Bronson, 5010, Furtado and Roubion we are lucky enough to have secured a late season demo with the brands!  Our demo days are always enjoyed by all and offer you a unique experience to try bikes in stunning location straight from our door. We offer 2.... More