Tour o’ the Borders 2015

We extended our backup of the marvellous Tour O’ this year. As well as John and Calum in the backup van, we had two more mechanics, Keith and Gordon, further up the road on motor bikes. Plus we had three friends of the Bike Co-op (Markus and the two Andys) cycling the short 50 mile route while offering mechanical assistance along the way.

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Brooks Cambium Saddles

Brooks – the company most famous for their handcrafted leather saddles – caused a stir in cycling circles last year with the launch of a new range of saddles that retained Brooks’ trademark elegance but dispensed with the cow hide.

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NEW Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op Jersey

Our new Revolution Team Jerseys have just come in – and we think they are the absolute bomb. Designed by our in house team and made in Scotland by Endura, the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op jersey comes in three colourways: red, green, and pink.

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Specialized Helmets

As well as being the most frequently spotted bikes at this year’s Tour, Specialized’s are also the headgear of choice of teams Tinkoff Saxo, Astana and Etixx QuickStep’s pro riders.

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Summer rainwear

Sorry to state the obvious but this has been the sort of summer where it has made sense to pack a rain jacket on most trips. Here are five that we particularly recommend for their outstanding features and their value for money.

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Cervélo road bikes

Here is a roundup of five of this year’s most impressive Cervélo bikes, available to anybody looking to transform their road bike experience.

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Track Mitts

Track mitts are fingerless (or rather short finger) gloves you can wear all summer long. Track mitts fall into the category of cycling equipment you didn’t even know you needed. But once you’ve used experienced the improved grip, shock absorption and comfort they bestow, you’ll want to wear track mitts every ride.

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