The Trek Bicycle Corporation is a major bicycle manufacturer who distributes under several brand names including Trek, Gary Fisher, and Bontrager. Trek’s headquarters are in Waterloo, Wisconsin where their high end frames are manufactured. Over the years Trek has been associated with names such as Lance Armstrong and Gary Fisher to name but a few. One of the best selling Trek bikes is of course, the Trek Fuel Ex range.
Trek Bikes began in 1976, and their mission was simple: Build the best bikes in the world. Today, Trek Bikes have added to their mission: Help the world use the bicycle as a simple solution to complex problems. The bicycle is the most efficient form of human transportation. It can combat climate change, ease urban congestion, and build human fitness, Trek mountain bikes can take us places we would never see any other way.
For 2016 they have pushed the boundaries again. Introducing the Emonda plus the updated Fuel Ex and Madone ranges.
Products: Bicycles,rider gear, bicycle equipment and the latest bicycle technology innovations.
Headquarters: Waterloo,Wisconsin, USA.
History: Trek is a major bicycle and bicycle products manufacturer and distributer in 90 countries worldwide. It was founded by Richard Burke and Bevil Hogg in 1976. With one of the highest quality craftsmanship of producing bicycles it has the aim to bring joy of cycling to a broader audience. In 2014 Trek has been honoured with the EPA Green Power Leadership Award and Green Master certification. It placed the company in the top 20% of sustainable businesses in the state of Wisconsin,measured by the Wisconsin Sustainability Council.
Sponsorship of individuals/teams: Trek sponsor 3 professional bicycle racing teams in the USA professional cycling circuits.
Interesting fact: Trek produced the Butterfly Trek Madone which is world’s most expensive bicycle that was bought in an auction in 2009 for £500,000. The bike was designed by Damien Hurst and was ridden by Lance Armstrong in the 2009 Tour de France.
Cycles UK has stores across the South East of England concentrated in Essex, Kent, Norfolk, London and Hertfordshire. Our bike shops can be found in Basildon, Romford, Leigh-On-Sea, Braintree, Chelmsford, Norwich, Watford, Greenwich, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Canterbury and Orpington.