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Cycling in a time of Coronavirus

We are all being asked to stay indoors while the UK struggles to come to terms with the effects of coronavirus. We should all adhere to government guidelines and do our bit to help our health workers combat the crisis. As a Bicycle and Repair shop, we are exempt from the enforced closure of businesses,… Read more »

An update on our stores – Coronavirus

customer notice

CUSTOMER NOTICE – 24 March 2020 Edinburgh Bicycle stores remain open Yesterday, the government has announced that all non-essential retail outlets should close. Bicycle shops have been exempted from these closures, and – after consultation with our staff and members – we are announcing that our stores will remain open for business until we are… Read more »

Repairs and collections during Coronavirus

customer notice

We are all concerned about the spread of Coronavirus, so we are changing the way we are working to protect customers and staff. You can also download this statement. As the Coronavirus situation develops we want to reassure customers and colleagues that we are closely following the recommendations of the Government and World Health Organisation… Read more »

Kalkhoff Endeavour 1.B Move Electric Bike Review

Rob Greenland runs Leeds-based social enterprise Zero Waste Leeds (or you an find him on Twitter – @TheSocBiz) and took a demo Kalkhoff Endeavour 1.B Move electric bike out for a couple of days. Here are his first impressions: “It’s probably happened to all of us.  You’re quietly minding your business, steadily climbing a hill.  And then out… Read more »

Muc-Off Project Green

Project Green is the latest initiative from Muc-Off. We stock a wide range of Muc-Off products – and have done since 1994! As well as making decent products, they’ve always been keen on minimising their environmental impact by developing biodegradable products but with Project Green, they aim to take this mission further. For 2020 and… Read more »

Cycle Routes in Aberdeen ideal for Electric Bikes

Scott from our Aberdeen store has a few cycle routes in Aberdeen and surrounding areas that he recommends for all cyclists, but especially for electric bikes. Deeside Way Distance: 10-11 miles Description: Starting from Duthie park in Aberdeen the Deeside way can be followed all the way out to Ballater, Largly offroad on the old railway line… Read more »

Cycle Routes around Edinburgh ideal for Electric Bikes

Euan from our Canonmills shop has come up with a few cycle routes in Edinburgh and surrounding areas for all cyclists, but especially good for electric bikes. Forth road bridge & North Queensferry Distance: 24 miles (2-3 hours) Description: The national cycle network route 1 (NCN1) can be picked up from just West of Haymarket Station, initially utilising… Read more »

Cycle Routes in Leeds ideal for Electric Bikes

Paul from our Leeds shop has come up with a few cycle routes in Leeds and surrounding areas for all cyclists, but especially good for electric bikes. Roundhay to Temple Newsam Distance: 10 miles Description: An easy ride of approx 10 miles. Quite flat and on quiet roads or cycle lanes for the vast majority of it.… Read more »

Extra £700,000 for Scottish Electric Bike loan funding scheme

If you are considering purchasing an electric bike there is additional funding available through the Energy Saving Trust. Additional funding of £700,000 is available as interest-free loans for people in Scotland looking to buy an electric bike. A total of £700,000 has been allocated by the Scottish Government from its low carbon vehicle loan budget… Read more »