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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 »

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 »

Are Electric Bikes Cheating?

When electric bikes are mentioned, the word “cheating” often follows. But is that fair? First off, lets clarify what exactly is an electric bike: An electric bike is like a regular bicycle – particularly in the fact you have to pedal it if you want to go anywhere. However, an electric bike is fitted with… Read more »

Smoothie Bike

Did you know we have two Smoothie Bikes available to borrow (for free!) for your event? What is a Smoothie Bike? Just like the name suggests, it’s a bike that makes smoothies. With the power of your pedalling, the motor in the blender turns, making deliciously smooth smoothies. We have both a kid’s and an… Read more »