Dear Santa, We know you’ll get lots of requests this year for games consoles, laptops and smart phones but if you’re looking to give a gift that is more than just a gift, go for a bike! It’s not just a bike you see, it’s adventures, it’s freedom, it’s time spent outdoors. Jump on a… Read more »
We are now proud stockists of Cycle of Good products! We’ve been a Cycle of Good recycling point for inner tubes for a while now but we’re please to say we are now selling Cycle of Good products, just in time for Christmas! Shop all products > What is Cycle of Good? Cycle of Good produce ethical,… Read more »
Recall Notice: GENESIS DAY ONE 10/20/LTD Model Year 2016 – 2019 We have been notified by the supplier that the bike may contain a potential problem involving the durability of Samox AF – 13 single speed chainsets. Genesis / Sportline has taken the step to voluntarily recall the Samox AF-13 single speed chainset and has… Read more »
Edinburgh Bicycle Coop keep a selection of demo bikes specifically for our customers to try out – and not just for the usual test ride around the block. You can arrange to hire a demo bike and take it out for the whole day (or the weekend) in its natural habitat, on road or off.
Exciting news! In our Edinburgh Bruntsfield and Newcastle stores we can now offer a bike fitting service using Specialized Retul Match! Co-op member, Ross explains more: “Whether starting a new cycling discipline, concerned you are on the incorrect size of bike or have trouble finding shoes and saddles that fit – Specialized Retul Match can… Read more »
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 »
Co-op friend, Craig, reviews his new Exposure Helmet Light: “I recently bought an Exposure Diablo Tap light to add a head lamp to my handlebar lamp and I have been very impressed with it! Initially, it presents itself well with and neat looking and sturdily made black hard case that is shaped to allow the… Read more »
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 »
FROG BIKE PART EXCHANGE *This scheme has been suspended until further notice* Children grow fast so unfortunately, bikes don’t last forever. If your child has outgrown their Frog bike, trade it in and get up to 50% of its value off the cost of a new Frog. Part-Exchange your old Frog Bike with us and… Read more »
Investing in a set of decent bike lights is a must if you want to cycle after dark – it’s not just for your safety, it’s the law in the UK. There are plenty of bike lights to choose from but knowing which ones will last, have great features and ultimately do what you need… Read more »
If you’re on Edinburgh on Sunday 22 September, 11am – 3pm come along and join us at HSBS UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh! Why should I come along to Let’s Ride Edinburgh? It’s a traffic free route through the city centre – see the full route here There will be a whole cycling festival of fun activities… Read more »
Looking for the best like for your commute to and from work? There are a lot of options! Top brands such as CatEye, Lezyne and Exposure might all spring to mind. But don’t forget about Knog. A relative newcomer, founded in 2002, this Australian brand focus on creating modern, design led lights, locks, bells and… Read more »
Fancy going out this evening? Check out our two selected bike lights for cross country night riding.
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 »
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 »