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

Kendal Mountain Festival Weekend…

Words by bktr on 23/11/2015 16:26:00
So this weekend we’ve had some time out of the Shire and into the big city lights of Kendal, don’t worry Andy took his passport with him just in case!   As part of Kendal Mountain Festival we’ve had the amazing opportunity to “hang” with the elite of the bike world and we’ve met everyone from Greg Minnaar.... More

Juliana Demo Day – Proud to introduce you to Katie Zaffke the boss of Juliana!

Words by bktr on 11/11/2015 10:30:00
In conjunction with Kendal Mountain Festival which is proudly sponsored by Santa Cruz and Juliana we are running an exclusive demo day on Sunday 22nd of November with Katie Zaffke the Juliana brand manager from the big old U S of A!  Obviously she’s tired of all the sun and dust that she gets on her Roubion.... More

MTB Winter Tyres–What Should I Choose?!

Words by bktr on 11/11/2015 10:31:00
Yes, it’s that time of year again. The Lake District has been aptly named over the last week, with a diabolical amount of rain coming down! This has prompted us to review our winter tyres. There’s lots to choose from, we stock Maxxis and Specialized with a smattering of Mavic and Continental. There’s lot of technical jargon being.... More