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

Even Long, Even Slacker – the new 2018 Specialized Enduro

Words by bktr on 16/08/2017 17:33:00
Specialized have just launched their 2018 Enduro, and it looks like we’re in for bigger changes than expected! Just a year after their overhaul of the classic big travel trail slayer, Specialized have tweaked their design even more to make what could be the definitive long-travel bike. As per the status quo, the design tweaks have come in.... 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

Chapeau Clothing Arrives At Our Ings Store

Words by bktr on 16/08/2017 11:15:00
As some of you may know I’m heading off to the Alps shortly to take on a few big passes on my faithful Niner RLT and as such I wanted some funky new outfits to go away with.  Having wondered around our Ings store nothing quite fulfilled my brief of funky, bright, different, and not full on race.... More

Five Ten District

Words by bktr on 16/08/2017 13:12:38
Look good, don’t they? FiveTen’s new do-it-all shoe might just be their smartest looking trainer to date, so it’s a bonus that they’re probably their most versatile too. The intention of the District range is to provide a shoe that can be worn all day, for a variety of different riding. It’s comfortable enough to use as a.... More

2017 Specialized S Works Tarmac Disc Custom Build

Words by bktr on 16/08/2017 12:37:00
Out of tragedy comes great triumph someone once said, and this bike has a tale of woe involving a previous Tarmac and a ride round London surrounding it.  Story aside this is the latest S Works custom build to come out of our Ings store highlighting just how pretty a disc bike can look. Featuring.... 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