Category: Events

The Cycle Show: a recap

Co-op member Ross recently went to The Cycle Show at the NEC, Birmingham. Here’s what he learned: 1. E-bikes are the future From the moment you set foot in the massive hall you couldn’t turn your head without seeing either an E-bike or cargo bike proving that the recent explosion in popularity is set to… Read more »

Ride to the sun on: a review of the Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1

Riding from the sun and back Coop member Alex recently completed Ride to the Sun, a cross border 100 mile event from Carlisle to Cramond through the night. Fancy it? This bike, along with many others, is available to demo for one or two days. Take a look at Alex’s report: “Wow!”… That’s how it… Read more »

3 Essential Yoga Poses for Cyclists

Written by Kirsty, Sales Assistant at Edinburgh Bruntsfield and yoga teacher In cycling, the quadriceps, hamstrings, and hips never rest. As a result, riders often have overdeveloped quadriceps and tight hamstrings, which can pull the hips out of alignment. Also, a cyclist’s spine is constantly flexed forward. If proper form isn’t maintained, it can result… Read more »