Author: Web Master

The John Muir Way: Cycle Route across Scotland

The John Muir Way One of Scotland’s Great Trails, the John Muir Way offers cyclists (and walkers) a unique 134 mile (214 km) journey through Scotland’s landscapes, history and heritage. And now there is a passport available to mark your progress along the route while benefitting from exclusive offers and discounts from local businesses (like us!)… Read more »

Cycle to Work Day

That’s right – Cycle to Work Day is back on 8 August 2019! Register and you can win prizes. But more importantly, if you don’t normally cycle to work, give it a try. Below we run through the top reasons for not cycling to work.. and come up with a few handy solutions to make… Read more »

Ride to the sun on: a review of the Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1

Riding from the sun and back Coop member Alex recently completed Ride to the Sun, a cross border 100 mile event from Carlisle to Cramond through the night. Fancy it? This bike, along with many others, is available to demo for one or two days. Take a look at Alex’s report: “Wow!”… That’s how it… Read more »

Gifts for Teenagers

TOP GIFTS FOR TEENAGE CYCLISTS Written by co-op work experience star, Emma.Forget make-up, hair straighteners and unicorns, this gift guide for teenage girls (or boys – we don’t discriminate!) brings you something a little different from the norm. These gifts will help grow their love for cycling, keeping active and having fun. HELMETS We’ve got… Read more »

Garmin Cashback Offer

Garmin Cashback Offer How to claim: Buy a qualifying Garmin Edge 530 or 830 product between 10th July 2019 and 30th September 2019. Make your claim online 30 days after purchase (but no later than 8th November 2019) by entering your details and uploading picture(s) of your receipt. Wait for your prepaid card to arrive!… Read more »

Whyte Friston Review

Friend of the co-op, Alistair Justice, loves his Whyte Friston (see the bike here). He was kind enough to leave a review: Why Choose a Gravel Bike? I came to biking later in life (after only ever having an old Grifter gathering dust in garages from the age of 7 until 21!) and started out on… Read more »