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

The Alpine 6 E–Electric Powered Orange

Words by bktr on 05/09/2017 17:14:07
Back at the start of 2017, a ripple of excitement to swept the Mountain bike community as Orange announced their plan to develop a pedal assist e-bike. Granted, if you spent enough time in the murky world of internet mountain bike forums you’d see that not all of this excitement was necessarily positive. As is always the case.... More

2018 Specialized Allez–Redefining The Entry Price Point

Words by bktr on 12/07/2017 20:34:00
All too often, corners are cut to meet price-points in the entry-level road bike market, but the new 2018 Specialized Allez range redefines what it means to be "entry level." Focusing on weight, refinement, and reliability like nothing else in its class, the Allez strays from the norm. And while these things are expected in bikes.... More

Ready for Winter? Fox’s New Cold Weather Kit has Arrived

Words by bktr on 08/09/2017 09:06:00
It might have felt like winter started back in July, but for the cycling industry it’s September which marks the transition into wet, windy weather. As always, we have lots of exciting new kit for you this September, with Fox kicking us off with their completely reworked ‘Water, Wind and Fire’ lines of technical cold weather kit. .... More

Pizza, Peroni and Pedalling–September 29th 6pm Ings Store

Words by bktr on 20/09/2017 11:51:00
Join us at our Ings store on the 29th September at 6pm for a road or mtb ride, a pizza and beer all for £10. As the nights are drawing in we would recommend bringing your lights along just in case we have a multitude of punctures to fix en route, but we should be back for.... More

Open Upper Custom Build with Custom Paint Job For The Boss

Words by bktr on 06/09/2017 12:01:00
My Open Upper arrived back from Fat Creations this week and looked wonderful in its new livery, all matt black , gloss undercarriage and a subtle burnt orange colour to the inside of Opens new U-turn fork. A single vertical orange stripe emblazoned onto the down tube and continuing through onto the seat post with my logo neatly.... More

Bike, Beer and Curry Night–25th August 6pm Ings Store

Words by bktr on 16/08/2017 10:06:00
Following on from our steak and beer event last month curry was requested for our next one so it’s curry that you’ve got! The format is simple, we head out for a mountain bike and a road ride from our Ings store on the last Friday of every month, and for just £10 Cafe Ambio will feed.... More