People who come from Northern Europe to live in Britain have been known to comment, “You live in a country where rain is not unknown and it’s dark by 4:00pm in winter, yet you sell ‘city bikes’ that don’t come with mudguards or lights!” Sure we can offer the pat answer, “we have a huge… Read more »
We see ourselves as a riders’ brand. When we give experienced cyclists a Whyte to try out, they almost always ‘get it’ immediately – Ian Alexander, Chief Designer, Whyte Bikes.
We are extremely proud and chuffed to announce that Brompton have chosen our Canonmills store to be one of the first bike shops in Britain where you can view and try out the all-new Brompton Electric. If you’re interested in being one of the first people to actually own a Brompton Electric, you have an… Read more »
With better weather surely round the corner, we celebrate a style of cycling perfect for taking it easy.
Reason #1: Folding Bikes are super convenient As obvious as it sounds, they fold. Therefore they’re small. They’re designed to be stored in small places like under desks, in cupboards and taken on trains, buses and cars. Reason #2: Folding Bikes are stylish and cool They come in a variety of designs, colours and styles.… Read more »
The Benefits of Cycling There are many benefits of cycling. It’s better for the environment. It’s great for physical fitness. Not to mention the financial big plus if your ride a bike rather than run a car. However, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re talking mental health benefits. While we’re not saying that… Read more »
Chain cleaning needn’t be challenging. Graham from our Edinburgh shop shows you how to perform this routine bike maintenance drill in 5 minutes on our latest video.
Unlike a ‘traditional’ bicycle where you can see the gears on the outside of the back wheel, the Nexus 8 Hub has all of the gears safely tucked away inside a sort of ‘drum’. We asked our Ged what makes Nexus 8 hub gears so great.
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 new bags featured below. The… Read more »
Roux are a British bicycle brand founded in 2012. Their bikes are manufactured in the same Strongman factory where most of our own brand Revolution bikes are built, so we can guarantee the quality, strength and reliability of these bicycles. The Roux’s would be equally dandy for charity rides and commuting, and perhaps even entry-level… 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 »
Many of us here at the Bike Co-op commute from Edinburgh to Co-op HQ in the middle of nowhere. But we all take a slightly different approach.
This is, hand on heart, one of our best bike deals ever.
“One time a pal of mine prodded my thigh in a non-sexy way and I was met with slightly horrified squeals when they discovered just how strong my legs are.”
Don’t let the weather put you off. The British-designed Genesis bikes we’re featuring this week are especially recommended for all-year-round use, and winter is no exception.