This blog is the first in a series on tried and tested bicycle equipment that has been around for years and deserves the accolade, Modern Classic. To earn Modern Classic status, we decided that the bike or cycling equipment must have been around for at least 10 years and to have been used, enjoyed and… Read more »
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 »
If you own a decent road bike and you want to make it better, the most profound upgrade we’d recommend for most riders is a good set of wheels. That’s why we are proud to announce that from 2017 we are expanding our range from THE bicycle wheel company – Mavic. Mavic were the first… Read more »
Written by Gary, Senior Graphic Designer at Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative “After my trusty Revolution rucsac gave up the ghost recently, it was time to purchase a new bag for the commute to work. I was after something that could take a pasting and could carry more than my lunch and a pair of socks, but… Read more »
We’re sometimes asked, why do you stock, say, this make of lights over another? This was our cue to ask our accessories buyer, James, why he brought in Lezyne’s complete range of high-power 2017 headlights.
Personalising your bike is a great way make it feel like your own, so hopefully these pictures shared by our customers will inspire you to do the same.
A cable lock alone is not enough to protect your bike. They can usually by snipped through with a pair of bolt cutters that can fit in a rucksack.
Making your bike your own needn’t be dramatic. It can be a simple matter of changing the bar tape as illustrated here by the Bike Co-op’s Ged.
Cycling shoes can be the most affordable route to improving your cycling experience. But with so much choice, which ones do you need?
While some parents curtail their cycling once kids come along, more and more of us carry on regardless, thanks to the evolution of kiddy-carrying options – child seats, trailers and trailer bikes.
More and more cyclists are going tubeless now that the technology has proven itself for over a decade. Here’s why.
Hydraulic disc brakes are generally acknowledged as the best and most widely adopted improvement in bicycle technology of the past 15 years. Here’s why.
Cycling can be a messy business, but that’s no reason not to clean up after yourself. Here we present our favourite bicycle cleaning products and a couple of handy videos to guide you on your squeaky-clean journey.
When using Lezyne’s lights and pumps, you’re wowed by their functionality. They work like a dream. That, in a nutshell, is what Lezyne mean by their slogan, “engineered design.”
With modern tyre technology there’s really no reason why you need to hang up your wheels for winter. Heres our pick of tyres for winter cycling.