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So what are the UK’s Best Electric Bikes?

Best Electric Bikes UK

Thinking of going electric? You’ve come to the right place. The Bike Coop was one of the first UK retailers to supply e-bikes and that means we’ve racked up years of experience and expertise. E-bikes can be a big investment, so it’s important to be confident in your purchase. There are now nearly as many… Read more »

How we are working in Tier 4 (January 2021)

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We’ve had some enquiries since Nicola Sturgeon announced tougher restrictions for Tier 4 in Scotland on Wednesday 13 January. We’d like to reassure customers that we are still an essential retailer and therefore will be opening our doors, managing the flow of customers into our stores safely and provide most of our services according to government essential… Read more »

Christmas Orders 2020

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS For delivery by Christmas, please place any bike order by the end of the first week in December*. Our absolute deadline for Christmas deliveries is 17th December. If you purchase a product on the 17th please note it is unlikely to reach you by the 25th.  If you’re outside of the UK or ordering… Read more »

What is a cooperative anyway?

At the Bike Cooperative, we are proud that we democratically govern our business for our joint benefit. We consider this to be a better way to run a business than being answerable to a select few who run a company for their own benefit. Our timeline: Our Cooperative was founded in 1977 as Recycles, and… Read more »

Top tips for winter cycling

Cycling in the snow

It all seemed so easy in the summer as you sailed airily through the sun-dappled streets. What could possibly destroy this two-wheeled idyll? Well … as this planet turns away from the sun like a jilted lover, cycling becomes a very different proposition. Riding into sideways sleet is not always everyone’s idea of a great time… Read more »

Types of Bikes: The Ultimate Bike Buying Guide

Specialized Sirrus Elite Disc '16

New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.

Limited edition Tour de France Frog Bikes

The future is … yellow! We are excited to announce that we will be supplying these special Tour de France edition bikes from leading kids bike brand … LE FROG. Available in stunning yellow, you can buy these bikes from the 17th August (12 days before the Tour de France). If you thought that Frog bikes… Read more »

Whyte 2021 bikes

The Whyte 2021 range

Whyte 2021 bikes are coming in, and it’s aaaall good… Those of you who are Whyte bike fans may have already seen the new arrivals on the Whyte site. This page will tell you what Bike Coop has coming in over the next few weeks. In July and August we should have first drops of… Read more »