We’re excited to be giving away two free tickets worth £50 to one lucky winner for the Tour de Forth sportive in Edinburgh & Fife on Sunday 4th June 2017! Enter on the form below (not in the comments section) before 30th May in order to win. It skirts the Firth of Forth and is… Read more »
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 »
A day out in the sun at the Tour o the Borders If you’ve never tried your hand at an organised bike ride, you’re missing out. They’re not just for super extreme race whippets – in fact, many of us at the Co-op who only ever ride for fun take part in events and hang… Read more »
We’re excited to be able to give away two spaces for the Tour O the Borders sportive to one lucky winner each month up to and including August, as well as a £100 gift voucher to a random ticket holder each month! The Touro is a sportive we’re proud to sponsor and delighted to ride… Read more »
Are you electric curious? Join the visiting Kalkhoff truck outside our Leeds shop on Tuesday 7th February 2017 from 10am until 6pm and take up to 16 electric Kalkhoff bikes for a spin! No obligations or hard-sells… We look forward to seeing you. For the uninitiated, Kalkhoff are very highly regarded in their native Germany for… Read more »
Where: Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Aberdeen, AB25 3XH When: 30th April 2017, 10am – 2pm How much: £25 per child (parents go free) Our younger customers tell us that they would really like to learn more about their bikes, so we’re really happy to introduce a new child-and-parent bicycle maintenance class in our Aberdeen shop.… Read more »
For so many people, having a puncture or gears that have become clunky means that they’re unable to cycle, and they don’t have the knowledge or the confidence to fix it themselves. We want to help everyone get out on their bikes as much as possible, so we’re going to show you how easy it… Read more »
Written by Ged, Copy Writer at the Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative “I’ve been riding SPD-style pedals for 20-odd years. From day one (well, day two if I’m honest) the knack of clipping the cleated shoe into the pedal or releasing it became second nature. I realised immediately that SPDs were a big improvement on the toeclips… Read more »
3-4pm Sat 4th Feb at Edinburgh Bruntsfield shop 3-4pm Sat 4th Feb at Newcastle shop 4:30 till 5:30pm Sat 4th Feb at Leeds shop 4-5pm Sunday Sun 5th Feb at Aberdeen shop ‘A demo on saddle setup? What’s that about?’ I hear you say. ‘Saddle setup is easy. Position the seat high enough to extend… Read more »
The adjective ‘inspirational’ is almost as overused as ‘iconic,’ but that was the word that came to mind when a customer with cerebral palsy, David Reilly, sent us his piece about riding the length of the Hebrides. It was our great pleasure to sponsor David on his epic adventure. The Challenge Earlier this year I… Read more »
Be one of the first to try a new 2017 E-Bike in our shops in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds and Aberdeen.
Written by Bicycle Co-op member Ged No – not this Beastie! Last Saturday I rode the Beastie section of the Flying Scotsman Sportive – a timed bike ride on a route devised and led by the Flying Scotsman himself, Graeme Obree. The route took in some of the most challenging B roads in East Ayrshire… Read more »
We love it when people go outdoors, because sometimes those people want to go outdoors and cycle. Here’s where to find Pokemon GO in Edinburgh.
It takes a rather unique outlook on life to combine a bike festival, music festival and craft ale festival into the one event on the same weekend and still keep everyone entertained.
“Even I could attack on a downhill, especially if there was a queue at the bottom to get into the cake shop.”