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

2019 Specialized Stumpjumper–The Evolution of The Trail Bike

Words by bktr on 17/04/2018 21:01:00
I know, I know, we’ve not even hit “in season” for 2018 bikes and already Specialized have jumped the gun with the new Stumpjumper.  It was too good to keep under wraps until June when everyone else will launch, and after meeting in a hotel to see the bikes a month or so a go on an “invite.... More

Mason Buyers Guide

Words by bktr on 28/03/2018 10:34:00
As Mason's only retailer we are incredibly proud to be able to supply riders worldwide with their stunning bikes.  We have supplied clients and staff alike with over 50 custom built bikes in the 18 months we have worked together, and that range covers everything from off the peg Resolution's as winter "hacks" to gravel grinding Bokeh Ti.... More

3 for 2 On Clothing 16th to 30th April 2018

Words by bktr on 14/04/2018 12:15:00
Up until the end of April we are offering 3 items for the price of 2 on all our in stock clothing ranges.  With Ambleside under going a refit we are keen to get our new lovely stock out of the door to a new home before it all needs to go in boxes whilst we drill /.... 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

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