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

Santa Cruz Hightower LT–The Wait is Over!

Words by bktr on 12/07/2017 19:21:00
  ‘Hype’ doesn’t even come close to describing the level of speculation, excitement and general fervour surrounding Santa Cruz’s new 29er Enduro machine. It started during the 2016 Enduro World Series, when a few keen-eyed fans noticed something not-quite-right with Mark Scott’s Hightower. Before long the internet was ablaze with rumours of new linkages and longer travel. It seemed.... 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

Wisper E Bikes Give An Entry Price Point In Our New E Bike Store!

Words by bktr on 12/07/2017 19:03:00
With Biketreks 3 under construction just behind Biketreks 2 we were wondering what we were actually going to put it in.  Obviously we’ve got mountain bikes in Biketreks 1 and road, gravel and hybrid in Biketreks 2 so what could we do with the latest (but knowing Simon, definitely not the last!) addition to the burgeoning Biketreks empire?.... More

Route #012. Nan Bield - Short

Words by andy on 11/02/2016 21:34:00
Pretty much the shortest way of getting the Nan Bield experience it's still a long day out despite the relatively low mileage to be covered and it's still very exposed with some terrain that can easily have you off.  So still very much a black route basically. Grade: Black Distance: 15.9km Total Ascent: 952m.... More

The New Santa Cruz Chameleon Gets the Biketreks Treatment!

Words by bktr on 17/07/2017 13:24:18
July has been an exciting month here at Biketreks – with the release of the new Hightower LT, a new Turbo Levo and – at last – the arrival of Santa Cruz’s brilliant new Chameleon. The Chameleon was announced back in April, and we’d sold out of our pre-ordered ones by May! In fact, the Chameleon had.... More

More Beer, Burgers and Bike Riding–Friday 21st July at Ings

Words by bktr on 12/07/2017 19:22:00
It’s a sweeping statement but everyone who rides a bike generally likes BBQ and beer too, so following on from our beer and bike ride with Langdale estate last week, we are hosting another event on Friday 21st July from our Ings store. We have teamed up this time with Cafe Ambio nextdoor and the.... More