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

I Am So Excited To Introduce You To…Alchemy Bikes!

Words by bktr on 11/09/2016 19:43:00
A few months ago me and Mike were sat in cafe Ambio next door to our new Ings store discussing an order of SIDI, Chris King and ENVE parts.  Having decided on what we wanted I had one final flick through the catalogue of other treasures that the distributor brought in when I suddenly stopped and fell quiet. .... 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

The Eagle Has Finally Landed–Only 3 Months Late!

Words by bktr on 08/08/2016 20:33:00
So for 6 of our customers reading this you’ll be finally glad to know that golden Eagle XX1 has landed and black is not far behind!  If like me you’ve simply starred at your shifter box for 2 months impatiently waiting for the rest of the groupset to arrive the wait is coming to an end!  .... More

Open UP Orange built for the 3 Peaks CX Race

Words by bktr on 04/09/2016 12:17:00
This is the second of our custom built Open’s that has left us destined for a trip round the 3 Peaks CX course in a couple of weeks.  Made ready for race day here (apart from the foam missing on the top tube obviously!) we have a SRAM Force CX1 groupset, a massive cassette for all those.... More

Hunt Wheels Arrive–Get Ready For The Chase

Words by bktr on 12/07/2016 12:41:00
Last year when I bought my beloved gravel bike Niall I spent ages looking for some wheels that suited my needs.  They needed to look good, not making a noise (Hope hubs drive me insane!), have the ability to fit an XD driver, be tubeless ready, be proper disc i.e without the stupid braking surface left on the.... More