Category: Bike Coop

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 »

Crowdfunding Campaign: Electric Cargo Bikes to reduce food waste

Love Food: Hate Food Waste We all know that food waste is bad. It’s not good for the environment, consumers, producers or retailers.  That’s why we’re supporting this campaign by Food Sharing Edinburgh. It’s a simple concept – some might say it’s as easy as riding a bike! They want to purchase two electric cargo… Read more »

Bike Checks: Is your bike ready for that upcoming cycling event?

free bike check

Free bike check See our Bike Servicing options >> One of the great things about bikes is that they can be very forgiving – even if you don’t look after them as well as the manual advises. Even if the tyres are soft and the chain hasn’t been lubed for months, the bike will almost… Read more »