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

The Fox Flux is Back - Redesigning a Classic Trail Lid!

Words by bktr on 15/02/2018 12:24:07
March is nearly here, so according to the bike industry we should all be just about ready to ditch our Polartech and Gore-Tex and head out into the sun in our shiny new Spring/Summer 2018 kit. Ok, I’ll admit that anything other than gale force winds and freezing sleet might seem like a pretty far off concept right.... More

Vielo V Plus Road / Gravel Bikes Land at our Ings Store

Words by bktr on 17/02/2018 11:27:00
When it comes to gravel bikes here at Biketreks we’re proud to the UK’s premier stockist of Open Cycles and sole stockist of Mason’s Bokeh, we’re even prouder now we can add newcomer Vielo to the list of gravel/adventure bikes we stock - launched just last month (Jan) Vielo is the brainchild.... More

Colour is the New Black with the Gore Shakedry Collection

Words by bktr on 17/02/2018 11:33:00
With the introduction of the Gore One Active Shakedry in 2015, the geniuses behind Gore-Tex achieved the seemingly impossible by producing a cycling jacket that was not only extremely waterproof and breathable, but also ultra packable, and unbelievably easy to care for, with no need for reproofing or a special detergent. .... More

Our Nicest Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon To Date?

Words by andy on 20/01/2018 11:31:00
When uploading the images for this Santa Cruz Tallboy build I had to label the folder with the year of bike as this is the 3rd generation of Tallboy this chap has had from us, and as per usual there’s no expense spared on his build. Riding globally, Mark is in love with the Santa Cruz.... More

New Open UP in Green & A No Messing About Spec!

Words by bktr on 20/01/2018 11:32:00
Open announced their 2 new colourways at the back end of 2017 having run the orange and brown for the last couple of years.  This is the new green colourway which looks soooooo much better built as a bike then it does hung as a frame on the wall, and your other option is electric blue (we’ve.... More

Workshop Classes are back for 2018!

Words by bktr on 20/01/2018 11:26:00
  Be honest – how often do you get your suspension serviced? Once a year, twice at a push? Whatever the answer is, I’m willing to bet that it doesn’t meet the 20 hour service interval guidelines suggested by Fox and Rockshox. It’s hardly suprising that so many people fail to meet these requirements – for many riders, a.... More