Mountain Trax is an independent bicycle retailer based in Barkham, near Wokingham in Berkshire, UK.The shop is ideally located within theM3/M4corridor close to Reading, Newbury,Bracknell, Basingstoke, and Wokingham. Although our true catchment is nationwide owing to some of the sought after brands and products stocked. For bike testing the store is seven miles fromSwinleyForest, with its excellent mountain bike trails.

Specialising in high-end performance and leisure cycles, we stock; mountain, road, hybrid, commuter, cyclocross and childrens bikes, and parts from the top manufacturers. We also sell everything else you’d expect from a good bike shop, from cycle clothing and footwear, through sports nutrition to technology like GPS units, cameras and lights. Our key bike brands include: Santa Cruz, Hope, Evil, Ibis, Yeti, Scott, Cervelo, Orro and Whyte. Looking for an easier ride? Santa Cruz, Scott and Whyte Electric Bikes are now instock and on Demo.

You can buy securely through our website and have items delivered, or use Click and Collect instore. Alternatively, come and visit us at our 3500ft Barkham showroom where we have 1000's more products in stock, as we don't upload every product to the web. There is plenty of free parking, an area to test ride bikes, and we're open 5 days a week Tuesday to Saturday 9am-5pm. We also have a DEMO CENTRE with a selection of mtb, electric, road & gravel bikes, lights, wheels and helmets to TRY BEFORE YOU BUY - 365 DAYS A YEAR. The SERVICE CENTRE caters for all your bike servicing, repair and customisation needs.

We’re committed to providing high quality products, excellent, friendly service, expertise you can trust and free coffee!

1 Barkham GrangeBarkham Street Barkham, Berkshire RG40 4PJ

Mountain Trax Limited Demo & Hire

In our DEMO CENTRE you'll find a good selection of current products to test 365 DAYS A YEAR, including; mountain bikes, road bikes, wheels, lights, saddles, and clothing.

Our HIRE CENTRE has; EVOC Bike Travel Bags, Whyte Mountain Bikes, and the ShockWiz Suspension Tuning System.

DEMO365 - Every Day is a Demo Day

The options available to test are carefully handpicked from our current ranges. Our experienced staff will assess your needs and guide you toward to testing the most suitable models depending on riding style, aspirations, budget etc. If you’re interested in a specific bike or size that we don’t have in our Demo Centre, we may be able to source it from our suppliers. So please let us know and we’ll see what we can do.

BOOKINGS: please phone 0118 976 1130 (test items must be collected from the store).

How does the demo scheme work?

When you sign up for the Demo Scheme we’ll make a small one-off charge (card payments only). You receive a demo card enabling you to test multiple products, to really get a feel for what suits you, and you only need to pay once. If you go on to buy one of the products you’ve tried, we’ll take the fee off the price.

  • £20 - Road bikes
  • £60 - Mountain bikes
  • No charge - Lights, wheels, saddles and clothing

You can take each bike out for up to 48 hours. You can try demo road bikes on the adjacent country lanes or from home. Most people take demo mountain bikes to Swinley Forest, which is an easy ten minute drive from the shop. Swinley has three easy-to-follow waymarked trails, graded green, blue and red, so you can compare bikes on identical test loops. There are also some good places to try bikes off-road in the woodland near the shop. Feel free to ask us for suggestions. Alternatively you can take bikes away to test on your usual local routes.

Demo terms

  • Please bring a form of ID such as Driving Licence or Passport, we retain these securely in our till whilst you have the bike.
  • Bring a Utility Bill.
  • We can supply flat or clipless pedals, or bring your own.
  • Please don't take demo bikes to trail centres further afield, such as those in Wales.
  • We reserve the right to refuse demos at our discretion.
  • Use of demo bikes is at the customer's own risk and we recommend wearing a safety helmet. A declaration must be signed prior to the demo agreeing to the T&C's. You are fully responsible for the due care of the demo bike and are liable for any costs associated with damage, loss, theft, confiscation etc.

We also sell off our Demo and Hire Bikes fully serviced after 12-18 months use on the test fleet, see what EX DEMO BIKES ARE CURRENTLY READY FOR SALE or let us know if you have anything in mind.

DEMO ROAD and GRAVEL BIKES

  • CERVELO 2021 Bikes Coming Soon
  • 56cm - Cervelo Aspero Gravel 2021 Coming Soon
  • 56cm - Caledonia Road Carbon Ultegra Di2 2021 JUST ARRIVED
  • ORRO 2021 Bikes Coming Soon
  • SCOTT 2021 Bikes Coming Soon

DEMO MOUNTAIN BIKES

  • EVIL
  • Large - Evil The Following - 29 new 2021 Coming Soon
  • Large - Evil Wreckoning - 29 new 2021 Coming Soon
  • HOPE
  • IBIS
  • Large - Ibis Ripmo Carbon V2 - 29 - New 2021
  • Large - Ibis Ripley Mk4 Carbon - 29
  • SANTA CRUZ 2021 Bikes Coming Soon
  • Large - Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon 27.5 - 2021 JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Santa Cruz Heckler Carbon CC Electric Bike - 27.5 - 2021 Coming Soon
  • Large - Santa Cruz Tallboy 4 C - 29 2021 Coming Soon
  • SCOTT 2021 Bikes Coming Soon
  • WHYTE 2021 Bikes
  • Large - S-120 C RS - 2021
  • Large - E-160 RS 27.5 - 2021
  • Large - E-180 S 27.5 - 2021
  • YETI 2021 Bikes
  • Large - Yeti SB115 Carbon- 29 - 2021 Coming Soon
  • Large - Yeti SB130 Carbon- 29 - 2021 Coming Soon
Suspension Forks & Shocks
  • Cane Creek Helm 27.5 & 29" , Fox 36s, Rock Shox Pike & Lyrik

Demo Lights

  • Exposure Lights

Demo Wheels

  • Hunt

Demo Saddles

  • Fabric, SDG, Selle Italia, ProLogo

Hire Centre

EVOC Bike Travel Bag Hire

The Evoc Bike Travel Bag has been designed to protect your bike wherever you travel. Mountain Trax can now offer you the chance to hire one of these fantastic bike bags. They are suitable for carrying road, mtb or downhill bikes. Please phone the shop to confirm dates and number of bags required - we have limited availability at peak times June to September so book early. They are for collection and return instore. If you require a hire bag to be delivered to you please contact us first for shipment charges. Return shipping is at the hirers expense.

Hire rates

  • STANDARD BAG upto; 4 days £35, 8 days £55, 16 days £99Evoc Hire Standard Bag

    For many years the BIKE TRAVEL BAG is our approved solution for transporting almost any type of bike. As a hybrid construction it combines the advantages of a hard shell case with the properties of a soft bag.
    Capacity: 285L
    Weight: 9.1kg
    External dimensions: 138x39x85cm
    Internal dimensions: 130x27x80cm
    Collapsible to: 136x39x25cm
    Maximum wheelbase: 126cm
  • PRO BAG upto; 4 days £39, 8 days £65, 16 days £109Evoc Hire Pro Bag

    The PRO is our High-End solution for safe and easy bike transport. Based on a MOLDED BOTTOM CASE with an extra wide MONOCOQUE WHEEL CHASSIS with smooth running skate wheels and front-to-end ALUMINIUM SLIDE RAILS it offers a maximum in protection and travelling comfort. The bike is mounted on a supportive rail using the front and rear dropouts/axles.
    Capacity: 310L
    Weight: 10kg (including Clip-On Wheel + Bike stand)
    External dimensions: 147x36x85cm
    Internal dimensions: 136x27x80cm
    Collapsible to: 147x36x22cm
    Longer maximum wheelbase: 130cm

Hire terms

  • Photo ID: either a Driving Licence or Passport
  • Utility bill with current address

Mountain Bike Hire

Whyte Hire Bikes Our hire bikes are high quality mountain bikes suitable for off-road xc and trail riding. The models we currently hire out are the Whyte aluminium hardtails:

Note the hire fleet is depleted whilst we are awaiting new 2021 bikes.

Hardtail Hire rates

  • 1 day £20
  • Up to 4 days £60
  • Up to 8 days £130
  • Up to 16 days £250

Full Suspension Hire rates

Note the hire fleet is not available whilst we are awaiting new 2021 bikes.

  • 1 day £35
  • Up to 4 days £110
  • Up to 8 days £220
  • Up to 16 days £430

E-Bike Hire

Sorry, bikes currently not available whilst we await new 2021 models.

E-Bike Hire Rates

  • 1 day £39
  • Up to 4 days £125
  • Up to 8 days £250
  • Up to 16 days £490

Add MTB Helmet Hire per day

  • £5

Hire terms

  • Photo ID: either a Driving Licence or Passport
  • Utility bill with current address
  • We can supply flat or clipless pedals, or bring your own.
  • Use of hire bikes is at the hirer's own risk and we recommend wearing a safety helmet. A declaration must be signed prior to the hire agreeing to the T&C's. Please note the hirer is fully responsible for the due care of the hire bike and is liable for any costs associated with damage, loss, theft, confiscation etc.

BOOKINGS: please phone 0118 976 1130 (bikes must be collected from the store).

SHOCKWIZ SUSPENSION TUNING SYSTEM HIRE

ShockWiz

This exciting new gadget is now AVAILABLE TO HIRE AT MOUNTAIN TRAX.

What is ShockWiz?

ShockWiz is a suspension tuning system for air-sprung mountain bikes that combines high-tech hardware with an intuitive smartphone app. Lightweight, durable and powered by a long-lasting coin cell battery, ShockWiz automatically records and evaluates suspension performance every time you ride. The ShockWiz app displays straightforward adjustments that unite bike, terrain and riding style.

Who is it for?

ShockWiz works for all mountain bike riders, regardless of their experience or bike’s intended use. It works on hardtail and dual suspension bikes, and for all levels of skill, speed and terrain. With ShockWiz, you know exactly how your suspension is performing – and how to make it better.

What are the Features & Benefits?

  • Automated tuning recommendations.
  • Shock tuning score — a snapshot of how well your suspension is set up for you.
  • Works on hardtail and dual suspension bikes.
  • Works for Cross-Country, Trail, All Mountain and Downhill.
  • Inexpensive, replaceable CR2032 battery lasts for months.
  • Waterproof and dust proof — IP67 rating.
  • Two alternative hoses (included) offer a range of fitting options.
  • Free Smartphone app is compatible with Apple and Android phones.

Essential Details

ShockWiz is designed for all mountain bike riders, regardless of your experience or bike’s intended use. You can tune for every riding style: Efficient (pedaling), Balanced, Playful or Aggressive. Advice for air pressure, spring rate, compression and rebound is displayed in the intuitive smartphone app. In the box: ShockWiz hardware, two hoses, rubber mounting boot and zip ties.

Hire Rates

Rates are per single ShockWiz that can be fitted to either your fork or shock.
Or hire a pair to gather data simultaneously (double the hire rate).

  • 1 day £12
  • 3 days £29
  • 8 days £69

Hire Terms

  • Photo ID: either a Driving Licence or Passport
  • Utility bill with current address

BOOKINGS: please phone 0118 976 1130 (ShockWiz must be collected from the store).

More information

ShockWiz App used to calibrate, select your riding style and view adjustments and detections.

Online help

Is ShockWiz compatible with my suspension?

Known incompatibility list

User manual

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