When Edinburgh College asked us to supply tool kits and track pumps for their newly-installed Bike Repair Stations, we were more than happy to help out a local employer, committed to improving the facilities available to employees who cycle to work.
The Wooler Wheel Sportive was one of the best events we supported in 2013. The 2014 Wooler Wheel Borderlands Sportive promises to be even more ambitious and imaginative with half the route in England and half the route in Scotland.
We have been championing Oakley sunglasses for the best part of 30 years because the world really does look a better place when you see it through a pair of Oakley lenses.
Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op’s buying team take every opportunity to visit the companies who supply us. On returning from a recent trip to the Netherlands to visit Koga (somebody has to do it) they made two telling points.
Our Sheffield customer, Paul Truin, who loves to make the most of his Brompton’s luggage-carrying capacity, is riding from Rotherham to Rotterdam for the National Autistic Society.
If you buy a bike from Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op you can be confident that the bicycle will be thoroughly checked over before you receive it. Every nut & bolt will be tight, the wheels trued, cables tensioned and disc brakes bled if required. We devote around an hour on each bike.
Our Big Summer Sale is starting at 10am on Saturday 18 August. Up to 75% off selected lines, with huge savings on 1,000s of bikes.
It takes a leap of faith to contemplate riding a bike you can’t click into a lower gear when headwinds hurt. But we suggest you give singlespeed a whirl.
Enjoy a short history of our Revolution brand, from 1977 to the present day.
No problem, judging from the experience of our customer Paul Truin who sent us this account of his Coast to Coast Ride along Hadrian’s Cycleway.
In an exclusive to Edinburgh Bicycle, Andy Butler, our head buyer, visits Specialized and gets a sneak peak at the future.
Like swimming your first length or playing your first chord on the guitar, learning to ride a bike is one of those lifetime landmark achievements you will never forget.
You might set off with a feeling of trepidation. You might wobble a little. Then suddenly it all comes together. You realize that you can balance, steer and pedal simultaneously. The feeling of empowerment is intoxicating.
If you have been led to believe that eBikes are for people too old or too frail to pedal without motorised assistance, it’s time to drop your preconceptions.