Category: Accessories

How to wrap a bike

How do you wrap a bike? After a customer enquiry, we put this out to our Facebook and Twitter followers and got some great ideas which we thought we’d combine into one helpful blog. The Classic A favourite of many – simply display the bike, pride of place in front of the tree and watch the… Read more »

Secret Santa Gifts

If you’re looking for secret santa gift ideas you might not have thought about looking at the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op. But whether you’re looking for funny secret santa gift or a secret santa gift for work, we have some good ideas! And don’t worry, we have secret santa ideas for every budget. Remember, we offer… Read more »

Tacx Turbo Trainers

A turbo trainer, also known as a home trainer or an indoor trainer is a great investment if you want to keep up or improve your strength, fitness, stamina and average time if you can’t, or don’t want to, cycle outdoors. Many people start thinking the best turbo trainers around autumn as an alternative to… Read more »

Bike Helmet Sizing Guide

bike helmet sizing guide

LAST UPDATED 28 JANUARY 2019 You’ll find out the size(s) of any bicycle helmet on this website by checking its product description page. For instance our best selling Specialized Align helmet comes in three sizes: small/medium (52-56cm), medium/large (56-60cm) and extra large (59-64cm). This measurement corresponds with the widest part of the head that the… Read more »

New Bags from Brompton – as cleverly designed as their folding bikes

LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 The latest front bags from Brompton display their penchant for cleverly engineered design solutions that recall the ingenuity of their bike’s famous fast fold. With a Brompton Front Carrier Block fitted to the head tube of the bike, as shown here, your Brompton is ready to carry any of the bags… Read more »

Essential bicycle tools cyclists should own

None of these tools should be used on your bike. Particularly the meat hook. Bruntsfield shop mechanic Gordon’s bicycle maintenance tips went down really well last week, so we asked him which tools he packed every ride. Gordon recommended: Tyre levers like these: Help remove your tyre if (when) you get a puncture. A mini… Read more »