Category: Bike Coop

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… 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 »

Cycling For Everyone

Cycling for Everyone It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus of this year’s campaign is Be Body Kind. We hate the idea that anyone feels they can’t go cycling because they are ashamed or embarrassed about their body. Cycling is for everyone. No matter what their shape, size or age. While ads for bikes… Read more »

Mountain Bike Trail Centre, Edinburgh

Plans are afoot to create a family focused mountain bike trail centre call The Pentland Trail Centre on the site of the former Lothianburn Golf Course. The site will sit inside both the City of Edinburgh boundary and the Pentland Hills Regional Park. More precisely, it’ll be in the valley to the rear of the Steading… Read more »

Evoc Bike Backpacks

When you’re out on your bike, the last thing you want to have to think about is the functionality of your kit. That’s where the idea for EVOC came from. At first, just designing bags for their own needs (think reliable and high quality with sensible (not gimmicky) features), the founders soon started EVOC after… Read more »

Making more of your bike

39% of adults in the UK do not meet physical activity recommendations* That’s a shocking statistic. 39% (or up to 46% in some areas) of people don’t do 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week and strength activities on at least two days a week. It’s this sedentary behaviour that The World Health Organization… Read more »

Recall Notice: Steerer Tube Collars Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, & Sirrus Bicycles

This is a Safety Recall Notice regarding steerer tube collars on select Specialized Roubaix, Ruby, Diverge, and Sirrus bicycles (model list below). They were sold between Autumn 2016 and 2018. The steerer tube collar may be susceptible to stress corrosion cracking which may result in a sudden loss of steering control. Please stop riding immediately… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Coop provides bikes for Social Bite village residents

We are proud to have provided eight hybrid Specialized Sirrus bikes to the residents of the Social Bite village in Granton. The village, run in conjunction with Cyrenians, supports people who have experienced homelessness. Along with providing accommodation, residents receive extensive support to get their life back on track. As well as providing bike servicing, we fitted… Read more »