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

Introducing the Zest – the 26” Trail Ripper from Orange!

Words by bktr on 09/11/2016 17:18:00
  In the last few years we’ve seen a quiet revolution happening in the world of mountain bikes. A revolution which has seen whole brands built around it, and has made high quality bikes more accessible to huge numbers of people. I’m not talking about head angles or rear axle spacing; this is the kid’s bike revolution, and Orange.... More

2017 Specialized Roubaix Lands Under The Cover Of Darkness…

Words by bktr on 18/09/2016 16:47:00
The Specialized Roubaix was originally launched in 2004 and at the time it changed the face of road bikes.  Built for endurance, sportives and comfort, it was the beginning in a long line of similar bikes designed for long days in supreme comfort but no compromise on speed. Specialized decided that the Roubaix required a much needed.... More

We Bring You Sweet Protection Clothing with Helmets and Armour to follow!

Words by bktr on 07/11/2016 20:49:00
“With heart, talent and attitude we create the best equipment possible” is the motto of our latest brand to hit the Ambleside store Sweet Protection which is a brand we looked at around 4 years ago when it was in its infancy with respects to the cycling industry.  All those years later the range is now comprehensive, stunning,.... More

The Service Centre At Ings Is Finally Open For Business!

Words by bktr on 16/11/2016 13:28:00
Since opening the doors to our Ings store 6 weeks ago we have been inundated with requests to service peoples bikes but have had too much work on building bikes for the shop in all honesty!  Well we are now glad to tell you that we have all our stock bikes built up and ready for you to.... More

Juliana Furtado Custom Build With Hope Kit

Words by bktr on 06/11/2016 14:14:00
Here is one very pretty Juliana Furtado tricked out subtly with Hope brakes, Hope Chainset and Hope wheels.  Based on the XT spec Julie the new owner came on one of our demo days in the spring and fell in love with the bike deciding to invest in this beauty. With an upgraded.... More

Giro Switchblade – An Enduro helmet you can use for DH

Words by bktr on 29/10/2016 11:20:00
Who remembers the original Giro Switchblade? I’m guessing only the “older” readers amongst you as it debuted in 1998 when something called “freeride” was becoming cool, think of it as the foundations of Rampage for the yoofs reading this!  Essentially it was a cross-country helmet with a chin bar literally bolted on so that when you got.... More