• Derailleur Hanger 421

    Posted in on 20th June 2018.

      BETD are excited to announce that the Derailleur Hanger 421 is a new release to the hanger family. ‘What is a derailleur hanger?’ I hear you ask. It is a small piece of metal that is attached to the rear axle of your bike, it is also known as a rear mech or gear hanger. This hanger is designed to absorb any impact and strain that would be focused on the frame of the bike; it will bend or break off to protect the main body of the fram...

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  • Shock Bushings

    Posted in on 31st January 2018.

    You’re probably familiar with the tell-tale signs that your shock bushings need replacing. These rubber or  polyurethane cushions help absorb road shock and to control the amount of movement in the joints of your bike. Similar to bearings, their role reduces both friction and the extent of wear between two materials, so when the bushings finally start to degrade, there are a couple of obvious signs: 1. The rattle of the shock on its mount — ...

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  • Betd's Top Destinations for Europe Cycling Trips

    Posted in on 24th January 2018.

      Christmas has flown by in a hurry and the January blues are settling in, which is why Betd have previewed some top destinations for European cycling trips to help you look forward to the summer. Lake Garda, Italy Combining breathtaking scenery - from olive trees, mountain sides and the dazzling lake - with one thousand kilometres of cycling trails around the breadth for the area, Lake Garda is a dream come true for cycling enthusiasts wh...

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  • COREbike Show 2018

    Posted in on 19th January 2018.

      It’s certainly a busy month for events! The COREbike show 2018 joins the foray from the 21st to the 23rd of January at Whittlebury Hall in Towcester. Well-known for its relaxed environment, it’s the perfect show to attend if you’re interested in meeting suppliers and gaining insights into future products and brands. Over 250 brands will be showcased from 28 of the UK’s leading bike companies. Last year, the COREbike show attracte...

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  • The Bike Place Show 2018

    Posted in on 13th January 2018.

    The Bike Place Show - 14th - 16th Jan Introducing the new year is The Bike Place 2018, The Bike Place’s 8th show hosting a number of visitors, exhibitors and a plethora of bike industry speakers. It’s the perfect show to take your time if you’re in the market for a new bike or a new kit, engaging with the sellers and brands and finding out as much as possible to help with future purchases. Based in Silverstone, Northampton, The Bike Place...

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  • BETD Christmas Opening Hours

    Posted in on 13th December 2017.

      BETD would like to thank all our customers for the support this year and we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! If you need to contact us, please keep in mind that our opening hours during the holidays will be as follows: December 22nd: 8:30 - 13:00 December 23rd: Closed December 24th: Closed December 25th: Closed December 26th: Closed December 27th: 9:00 to 12:00 December 28th: 9:00 to 12:00 December 29th: Cl...

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  • Latest Derailleur Hangers in the BETD Range

    Posted in on 13th December 2017.

      We have been busy adding new hangers to our already extensive range of CNC derailleur hangers with many, many more waiting in the wings to be machined. They include Hanger 419 Boardman Road Team Carbon and Hanger 420 Carrera Gryphon. Boardman derailleur hanger This hanger is machined out of Aerospace grade aluminium as all our hanger are. This material will enhance the performance of your bike, and as the hanger is CNC machined and comes w...

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  • Top 4 Signs Your Bike Needs a Service

    Posted in on 13th December 2017.

      During the winter your bike has a tough time – grit and grime is washed up from the road and when it gets cold salt spreading can corrode components. You can avoid any negative effects from all of this by looking after your bike, and maintaining it regularly. If you’re unsure on what to look out for, below are a few signs your bike may benefit from a service: 1. Braking is difficult Your brakes are one of the most important things on y...

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  • GT Retro Scene

    Posted in on 13th December 2017.

    Here at BETD we not only make hangers and parts for current bikes but we also produce components for the GT LTS and STS range of bikes. These iconic bikes, once very popular in the late nineties and early 2000s, featuring the Horst Link suspension system, are now finding a new lease of life with the ever-growing retro scene. Owners are refurbishing their bikes with our precision made bearing upgrade kits, allowing them to ride these bikes long af...

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  • Locations to Ride: West

    Posted in on 27th November 2017.

      In this month's Locations to Ride blog, we're taking a look at some of the sights and routes in the West. From Blackpool to the Lake District, have a read through some of our recommendations. Route 62 - Fleetwood to Selby Forming the west and central sections of The Trans Pennine Trail, Route 62 is a mixture of on road and traffic free cycling against a backdrop of towns, canals, cities and the northern Peak District. Spanning from Flee...

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