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The Four Best Tyres for Winter Cycling

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Photo courtesy of Hans Vivek on Unsplash Winter Tyres If you’re planning to prepare your bike for wetter and perhaps thorn-strewn autumn and winter roads and trails, we hugely recommend the latest generation of better gripping, more puncture resistant 4-season tyres – instead of specialist winter tyres. The great thing about 4-season tyres is that… Read more »

The Cycle Show: a recap

Co-op member Ross recently went to The Cycle Show at the NEC, Birmingham. Here’s what he learned: 1. E-bikes are the future From the moment you set foot in the massive hall you couldn’t turn your head without seeing either an E-bike or cargo bike proving that the recent explosion in popularity is set to… Read more »

Spotlight On: Dexshell Cycling Clothing

Why We Chose DexShell DexShell offer an extensive range of functional, waterproof and breathable knitted accessories which are also designed to be comfortable and stylish. Another reason we picked DexShell is because of the materials they use. For example: Natural 100% cotton: these biodegradable carbon neutral natural fibres are ideal for sensitive skin due to… Read more »

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Top UK Co-ops List

We’re in the Top UK Co-ops List! We are pleased to announced that we have been named as the eighth on the Coop Economy top ten Workers Cooperatives in the UK, published by Co-operatives UK on 28 August, 2019. Starting out with just one shop in 1977, we now have five shops across Scotland and… Read more »