BikePark Wales to feature Trek products for retail and hire fleet

Screen shot 2013-05-28 at 11.57.01

BikePark Wales, the UK’s most eagerly awaited trail centre, has partnered with Trek UK for retail and hire fleet services. The venue, set to open in Gethin Woodland Park later this summer, will feature a full range of Trek hire bikes, and an additional fleet of flagship-level bikes, including the all-new Fuel EX 29, and Remedy 29 platforms. The on-site shop will carry Bontrager parts and accessories, in addition to select brands.

Along with the retail space, Trek’s involvement with BikePark Wales stems from a longer term objective to encourage more people to take up cycling in the UK. BikePark Wales will serve as a destination demo centre for those wishing to try a cross-section of Trek bikes, and the brand will utilise the venue for Trek demo, dealer, and media events.

Nigel Roberts, Director of Trek UK, highlights facilities such as BikePark Wales as playing an important role in cycling’s future in the UK. “BikePark Wales is more to us than just another place to ride bikes. The directors of the park share our commitment to encouraging more people to take up riding. It plays a vital role in the growth of mountain biking in the UK,” said Roberts. “Our partnership with BPW allows us to take advantage of it’s key location, the quality of the trail network, and the outstanding facilities that will make a trip there an enjoyable experience that visitors will want to repeat.”

According to Liz Scaife, director at BikePark Wales, Trek coming on board was an ideal scenario in the early stages of the planning process. “We are all so happy to have Trek as the official bike partner for BikePark Wales. When we first began this journey over four years ago, we had a feeling Trek would be the brand we would partner with,” she said. “We admire the advocacy work that Trek do, and it’s exciting to be involved with a brand that wants to give back to the sport. And it’s great to know that we’ll have a fleet of bikes that our customers will be able to enjoy across the variety of terrain available.”

BikePark Wales will feature trails for all abilities, and all types of mountain biking. Six trails will traverse 1750 vertical metres of descent, with additional trail options contained throughout the trail network. Trails will be added over the coming years, thanks to a full-time trail crew. Uplift services will run run alongside a singletrack trail to top of the mountain. The site will also consist of a pump track, and a 1KM trail for families and children, and will be classed as a coaching centre of excellence.

The 400-square metre visitor centre will be home to the Woodland Cafe, as well as the hub for the hire fleet, and retail concession. Trek and Bontrager products will be available to purchase from the retail store. Visitors to the park will be able to ride bikes from a hire fleet that will include a variety of full suspension bikes from Trek’s range, including Women’s Specific Design bikes, as well as hardtails and bikes for kids.

To follow the progress of BikePark Wales, visit the park’s page on Facebook.


This one will keep you glued to the screen. What does your dream trail look like? Does it include loam-filled forests, steep terrain, huge rock slabs, and mou...

1 week ago
2,168

Vaude Vertriders Axel Kreuter and Sylvia Leimgruber shows us how to descend some of the steepest trails that Madeira island in Portugal has to offer! Check ou...

2 weeks ago
1,775

This is absolutely massive! Nico Vink, Vincent Tupin and crew absolutely shred the Chatel Bike festival course....

6 days ago
1,046

Oh yeah...can we have some more, please? Scott Bikes delivers with a mack edit of Brendan Fairclough rippin' the new Gambler 710 in Schladming, Austria....

7 days ago
920

Nothing like a little flow to get you hooting! Take a GoPro run down Antur Stiniog Blue trail with Taylor Vernon, following team manager Dan Brown. Browny show...

1 week ago
862
Mountain Bike Magazine Online and Free

IMB is a free international online mountain bike magazine that focuses on all aspects of mountain bike. It is published every 2 months and is completely free to read. This free online mountain bike magazine is the most successful online mountain bike magazine of its kind. With readers in over 150 countries round the world it is the only mountain bike magazine to achieve a true global status.

Each free issue of IMB comes packed full of articles about the sport of mountain bike. Regular features include our very popular video technique section with moves for beginners intermediates and experts alike. Add to that a mix of mountain bike news, travel and interviews from around the globe and you have everything you will ever need to keep you up to date with mountain bike.

IMB is the world's number one online mountain bike magazine. IMB is FREE to read and published 6 times a year by Next Element Ltd.

Total Page Flicks 91,847,374
TOP