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

Biketreks Exclusive – Santa Cruz and Hope Demo Day starring Rachel Walker!

Words by bktr on 25/11/2015 11:22:00
Following on from our star studded Juliana demo day with Katie Zaffke we are now pleased to announce that we are hosting a Santa Cruz demo day on Saturday the 5th of December along with Hope Tech, a bunch of their new R4, R2i and R8 lights and the incredible Rachel Walker! Rachel is officially titled.... More

Disc Brake Road Bikes…Yes they’re here to stay!

Words by bktr on 08/11/2015 11:14:35
Right then, unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere for the last couple of years, it will have been impossible to notice the upsurge of disc brakes on road bikes.  To the traditionalists among you they may look strange or weird or mountain bikey but trust me when I say this, they are most definitely worth.... More

Tip TOP! Top to toe–why you shouldn’t be wearing your Goretex jacket when it’s not raining!

Words by bktr on 08/11/2015 10:12:00
It’s at this time of the year we here at Biketreks Towers start to notice the influx of guys and to a similar extent girls wearing T shirts, Polo shirts and even Rugby shirts. Nothing wrong with that I hear you say, agree entirely. As I type wearing my 100% cotton J.Crew pocketed T in grey marl, a.... More

Lights Roundup

Words by bktr on 30/11/2015 16:03:03
So we’re at that time of year again. Winter has come around quicker than ever, and more brutally than usual too!! It only seems like yesterday where we could finish work and get out on the bike into the evening sun. Alas, that couldn't last forever, and now it’s dark and grim outside. Having a half decent pair.... More

Juliana Club Launch & Bike Ride Success!

Words by bktr on 29/11/2015 10:56:00
Sunday the 22nd November saw us host the very first Juliana mountain bike demo day and Juliana club launch with the brand manager herself Katie Zaffke all the way from Santa Cruz California!  With her infectious laughter, Stateside enthusiasm and the fact she is so #stoked about everything a great day was had by all. .... More

Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert 6fattie First Demo Ride

Words by bktr on 29/11/2015 11:07:00
We had a very excited customer take out our demo Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert 6fattie at the weekend and after a few hours riding they could not understand why you would want to ride anything else! They were simply blown away by its straight line speed, stability, and climbing prowess. The bigger tyres provided more grip and.... More