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

Orange Bikes 2016 - The Embargo is Lifted!

Words by andy on 16/07/2015 22:29:00
Despite much questioning about the 2016 Orange range we’ve had to keep shtum otherwise Orange would never tell us any secrets again... However, the embargo is officially lifted so now we can spill the beans on what’s new, what’s the same and what’s gone. So what’s changed? Generally the bikes are more trail ready.... More

Specialized Summer Bike Sale

Words by andy on 01/08/2015 10:29:00
It’s that time of year people when we need to make room for the shiny 2016 bikes that are arriving on  daily basis, which can only mean one thing – it’s sale time for the 2015 Specialized bikes!  Not all of them we might add but if you’re after an entry level road bike or a Gucci road bike with.... More

Let’s get to the ‘Gore’ of the issue…

Words by bktr on 16/06/2015 22:46:00
  It’s summer and it’s getting hotter.  The mercury is rising and the days are long and sultry.  It’s time to get out on the “Tarmac” and head for the open roads, kilometre after kilometre.  You’re going to work hard and sweat like a demon in the fires of hell. Hot and sweaty. Phew! The temperature is rising..... 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

Orange Mountain Bike Demo Day–25th July First in the UK to have 2016 Bikes!

Words by bktr on 05/07/2015 16:44:00
Yes there you have it people, after going to ride and preview the 2016 Orange bikes with Orange last week we have managed to secure the first public demo on them after they are launched on the 20th July. So if you’re after trying an Alpine or a Five then just click the button below, fill in.... More