Ben Smith, a friend of the co-op who went cycling in the Lake District, has kept a diary for us to see what he got up to. This is his second instalment when he faced Helvellyn. Read Part One if you want to know how he got on with Skiddaw. If you think you’d like… Read more »
When Ben Smith, friend of the co-op went cycling in the Lake District, he was kind enough to keep a diary for us to see how he got on. In this first instalment he’s tackling Skiddaw and for the second, Helvellyn. Before you read on, if you think you’d like to take on a Lake… Read more »
The Hebridean Way: add it to your cycling bucket list Since it’s Bike Week this week we have been thinking about epic cycle routes that everyone should go on. And if you’re thinking of taking on a cycling adventure, the Hebridean Way has got to be considered! It could be a solo expedition, a romantic break or… Read more »
We’d give this lorry driver thumbs up too! If you only watch one video this week, make it this one! It shows a young cyclist giving a lorry driver thumbs up for passing her safely: So often we see or share videos of awful driving around cyclists, so this textbook pass from an exceptionally patient… Read more »
Frog is a British bicycle company with a mission – to create the best kids’ bikes they can. The couple who created Frog bikes are parents of young cyclists themselves. Being cycling enthusiasts, they know that if a bike is to delight, a good place to start is to make sure it’s as light as possible and that it fits properly.
With better weather surely round the corner, we celebrate a style of cycling perfect for taking it easy.
Whether you are looking for new places to ride in your locale or you want to explore further afield, this compilation of route guides is a great starting point.
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 »
Cycling events are great fun, great for motivation, great for raising money for charity. Great for so many reasons! And luckily, there are so many cycling events being organised all over the country, you’re spoiled for choice. To help you choose the events that might suit you best, here’s our pick of the crop, based on… Read more »
It can be a daunting prospect, but once you’ve got the knack you’ll be able to choose kids’ bikes like a pro. Download our comprehensive guide or get some pointers below: Weight: Make sure the bike you’re looking at is light in weight. Adults don’t tend to appreciate how heavy, and therefore un-enjoyable, cheap bicycles are… 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.
Cynthia, aka ‘Sabrina Tuscany’, is a cyclist and Bicycle Co-op fan who was kind enough to share her ride up the Cairn O’ Mount in Aberdeenshire with us. She keeps her friends back in Canada updated with pictorial adventures on Facebook. We hope you enjoy the ride! If you’re interested in sharing yours, let us… Read more »
Have you ever started looking at cheap flights for your cycling holiday and been dismayed by the extra cost to take your bicycle… And then opened 12 different tabs on your browser to compare different airlines? Well close those tabs and check this out. The thoughtful people at bike insurers Yellow Jersey Cycle have created… 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 »
WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT REVOLUTION KIDS’ BIKES? Built on the same ethos as our adult Revolution bikes we keep our kids’ bikes simple and we guarantee that they ride very well. Keep it simple We keep our offer simple by offering just two models. The 20” wheel Revolution Explore fits kids from 5-6 years old till… Read more »