Mountain Trax is an independent bicycle retailer based in Barkham, near Wokingham in Berkshire, UK. The shop is ideally located within the M3 / M4 corridor 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 from Swinley Forest, 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, Intense, Ibis, Yeti, Rocky Mountain, Scott, Cervelo, Cannondale, Kinesis, Orro and Whyte. Looking for an easier ride? Scott and Rocky Mountain 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 7 days a week. We also have a DEMO CENTRE with a great selection of 40 mtb, 10 road bikes, lights, wheels and Gore clothing 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 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 901 Mountain Bikes, Electric Bikes and the ShockWiz Suspension Tuning System.

Demo Bikes


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.

Demo Road Bikes

EX DEMO BIKES FOR SALE ARE LISTED HERE...

  • 56cm - Cervelo C3 Ultegra Di2 2018 FOR SALE
  • 56cm - Cervelo S3 Disc Ultegra 2018 FOR SALE
  • 51cm, 56cm Cervelo R3 Disc Ultegra 2018 51cm FOR SALE
  • Med 55cm - Orro Gold STC Ultegra 2018 FOR SALE SOLD
  • Sml 53cm - Orro Yara 105 Disc 2018 FOR SALE
  • Med 54cm, XL 58cm Orro Pyro Disc 2018 Coming Soon
  • Med 55cm - Orro Terra Carbon Hyd Gravel/Allroad 2018 FOR SALE SOLD
  • Large 57 - Orro Terra Alloy Gravel/Allroad 2019 Coming Soon
  • Med 54cm Orro Venturi Ultegra Hyd Disc 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • 54cm - Scott Addict 2018 FOR SALE
  • 56cm - Scott Addict 20 Disc 2018 FOR SALE
  • 51cm - Scott Contessa Addict 25 Disc 2018 FOR SALE
  • 49cm - Scott Contessa Speedster 25 2018 FOR SALE
  • 56cm - Scott Addict Gravel 30 Disc 2018 FOR SALE SOLD
  • 56cm - Scott Foil 20 2018 FOR SALE
  • 50cm, 54cm - Whyte Wessex NEW 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • 56cm - Whyte Friston 2018 FOR SALE SOLD
  • 54cm - Whyte Glencoe 2018

Demo Mountain Bikes

  • Large - Evil The Calling - 27.5" / 26" Plus
  • Large - Evil The Following MB - 29" / 27.5" Plus
  • Large - Evil The Insurgent - 27.5" NEW 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Evil The Wreckoning - 29" NEW 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Hope HB160 Carbon - 27.5
  • Medium - Identiti Mettle GX - 27.5" FOR SALE SOLD
  • Large - Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon - 29" JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Rocky Mountain Instinct Carbon - 27.5" FOR SALE
  • Large - Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon C - 27.5" NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Large - Santa Cruz Blur Carbon C - 29" JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon C - 27.5" NEW 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon CC - 27.5" FOR SALE
  • Large - Santa Cruz Chameleon - 27.5" Plus / 29" Coming Soon
  • Large - Santa Cruz Highball Carbon C - 29" JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Santa Cruz Hightower Carbon CC - 27.5" Plus / 29" JUST ARRIVED
  • XL - Santa Cruz Hightower C 27.5" Plus / 29"
  • Large - Santa Cruz Hightower LT C 29" FOR SALE SOLD
  • Large - Santa Cruz Nomad Mk4 Carbon C - 27.5"  FOR SALE SOLD
  • Large - Santa Cruz Tallboy 3 C - 27.5" Plus and 29" Coming Soon
  • Small - Juliana Furtado Carbon C - 27.5" FOR SALE
  • Medium - Scott Contessa Spark 920 2018 - 29" FOR SALE SOLD
  • Medium, Large, XL - Scott Genius 920/720 2018 - 29" / 27.5" Plus FOR SALE
  • Small - Whyte SR NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Large - Whyte R NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Large - Whyte S-150 C RS NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Medium - Whyte G-170 S NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Large -  Whyte S-120 C RS NEW 2019 Coming Soon
  • Medium - Whyte G-170 S 2018 - 27.5" FOR SALE
  • Large - Whyte S-150 S 2018 - 29" FOR SALE SOLD
  • Small - Whyte T-130 SR 2018 - 27.5" FOR SALE SOLD
  • Large - Whyte T-130 S 2018 - 27.5" FOR SALE
  • Large - Yeti SB100 Carbon - 29" - JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Yeti SB4.5 Turq Carbon - 29" - Coming Soon
  • Large - Yeti SB6 Turq Carbon - 27.5" - JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Yeti SB5.5 Turq Carbon - 29" - JUST ARRIVED

Demo E-Bikes to HIRE (see fees below)

  • Large - Scott E-Genius 710 2018 - 27.5" Plus FOR SALE
  • Small - Scott E-Contessa Genius 720 2018 - 27.5" Plus FOR SALE SOLD

Suspension Forks & Shocks

  • Cane Creek Helm 27.5 & 29" , Fox 34s and 36s, Rock Shox Pike & Lyrik
  • Cane Creek DB AIr CS  Fox Float DPX2 & X2 CS

Demo Lights

  • Exposure Lights: MaxxD, Diablo, Race,
  • Light and Motion Lights: Seca
  • Xeccon Lights: Zeta 1600

Demo Wheels

  • Hunt road, Mountain Trax Custom Carbon road and MTB

Demo Saddles

  • Fabric, Fizik, SDG, Selle Italia

Demo Clothing

  • Gore Bikewear: Gore-Tex and Windstopper Jackets in a range of sizes

 

Hire Centre

EVOC Bike Travel Bag Hire

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. Bags are available for week long durations. Please phone the shop to confirm dates and number of bags required. 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

  • Up to 4 days £35
  • Up to 8 days £49
  • Up to 16 days £99

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 2018 Whyte 901 - an aluminium hardtail with a 130mm suspension fork, 27.5" wheels, and SRAM gears with disc brakes. And the Cannondale Beast of the East Plus with 27.5" wheels and grippy 3.0" tyres. The bikes are maintained to the highest possible standards to ensure your ride is as enjoyable and as safe as possible.

  • Medium, Large, X Large - Whyte 901 Medium, Large, X Large Coming Soon
  • X Small, Small - Whyte 604 2019 JUST ARRIVED
  • Large - Whyte 901 2018 FOR SALE
  • X Large - Whyte 901 2018 FOR SALE
  • X Large - Cannondale Beast of the East 3 27.5" Plus 2017 [ view bike ] FOR SALE

Hire rates

  • 1 day £19
  • Up to 4 days £60
  • Up to 8 days £130
  • Up to 16 days £240

E-Bike Hire

  • Medium - Scott Contessa E-Genius
  • Large & XL - Scott E-Genius 710
  • Large - Fantic Integra Enduro 160
  • Large - Fantic Passo Giau Road Carbon

E-Bike Hire Rates

  • 1 day £35
  • Up to 4 days £99
  • Up to 8 days £189
  • Up to 16 days £379

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 £9
  • 3 days £25
  • 8 days £39

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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