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

Santa Cruz Launch The Tallboy Mark 3 Version (think mini Hightower!)

Words by andy on 14/05/2016 11:11:00
  Revised for 2017 (yes we are there already!) the Santa Cruz Tallboy mark 3 has had quite the make over.  Learning from the Hightower the Tallboy offers you the same versatility to run 2 wheel sizes should you feel so inclined so you can think of this bike as a mini Hightower so the Hightower and Tallboy.... More

Out with the old and in with the new!

Words by andy on 25/05/2016 14:47:00
  With the opening of our new Ings store not far off now we have had a busy few months singing up new brands, refreshing some existing ones and promising never to bring you some again!  There’s a great mixture of road and mountain hardware, clothing and bikes on their way with some already here, so what do.... More

Donald Trump….

Words by bktr on 11/05/2016 09:27:00
In two words sums up all that is oh so wrong with the good old US of A. Let me say from the start of this ‘full on’ attack of Mr. D Trump, we have full and utter respect for all of our ‘across the pond’ neighbours and friends in America. After all we do have a special.... More

Langdale Bike and Beer Festival – Sunday 29th May 2016.

Words by bktr on 07/03/2016 20:44:00
A few weeks ago I got an email from a lovely chap called Dan asking me if I fancied sponsoring a new event in the Langdales involving a few bike rides, a couple of free beers, a hog roast and some music – as you can imagine it wasn’t a hard decision to make!  So people we’d.... More

Orange Five RS – Cyan Blue with Red Hope

Words by andy on 25/05/2016 17:33:00
Pete was one of those “unfortunate” customers who came on an Orange demo day expecting not to like the bike and then sadly he did!  Having invested in a pair of new Hope blue wheels the week before to fit his Giant he hadn’t planned on this invest! So based around his blue Hope wheels he.... More

It’s the little things that make all the difference.

Words by bktr on 25/05/2016 15:35:00
When Sam our Service Centre manager gets an order to build a very special custom build or something that is unique it’s usually from a recommendation by someone who’s already given us the opportunity.  We get this so regularly as Sam has an eye for the details that make all the difference.  Detail and more importantly the attention.... More