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

A Quick Look at the new and Improved Bronson and 5010!

Words by bktr on 05/07/2018 16:10:00
  The big news we’ve been waiting for is finally here – we’ve got two newly updated Santa Cruz’s on the way, and the fact that they’re two of the brands best loved models only makes it more exciting. There’s lots of changes to go through on each bike, all with the aim of making bikes which are more.... More

S-Works Sagan Collection Tarmac Disc

Words by bktr on 02/08/2018 16:41:00
Green and glittering are two adjectives that sum up six-time Tour de France green jersey winner, Peter Sagan, pretty well, so it seems fitting that his latest signature collection for Specialized should feature plenty of green (well, ‘teal’) and glittery paintwork. While we like to think that the bold paintwork represents the World Champion’s.... More

Orbea Gain Arrives

Words by bktr on 02/08/2018 09:57:00
The new Orbea Gain range of road, gravel and hybrid ebikes is probably the most exciting range of ebikes we’ve ever seen here at Biketreks.  A brief carpark test of a prototype model on a rainy September’s day was enough to convince me that they’d hit upon a winning formula and since.... 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