Looking to get out on the bike with your family? A family friendly bike event could be just the ticket! We’ve listed the top five family bike events around Scotland. Shop All Kids Bikes Wee Jaunt, Falkirk What is it? In the shadow of The Kelpies, the whole family can get out on their… Read more »
FROG BIKE PART EXCHANGE *This scheme has been suspended until further notice* Children grow fast so unfortunately, bikes don’t last forever. If your child has outgrown their Frog bike, trade it in and get up to 50% of its value off the cost of a new Frog. Part-Exchange your old Frog Bike with us and… Read more »
If you’re on Edinburgh on Sunday 22 September, 11am – 3pm come along and join us at HSBS UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh! Why should I come along to Let’s Ride Edinburgh? It’s a traffic free route through the city centre – see the full route here There will be a whole cycling festival of fun activities… Read more »
How do you wrap a bike? After a customer enquiry, we put this out to our Facebook and Twitter followers and got some great ideas which we thought we’d combine into one helpful blog. The Classic A favourite of many – simply display the bike, pride of place in front of the tree and watch the… Read more »
Have you seen this video? Son surprises former racing cyclist 88 year old dad with e-bike This 88-year-old cyclist was at a loss for words when his son surprised him with a top of the line e-bike. Oh yeah and he rode up Ventoux at 86 💪 Posted by Cycling Pulse on Tuesday, 17… Read more »
If you’re looking for secret santa gift ideas you might not have thought about looking at the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op. But whether you’re looking for funny secret santa gift or a secret santa gift for work, we have some good ideas! And don’t worry, we have secret santa ideas for every budget. Remember, we offer… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 3 March 2020 Why are balance bikes good? Looking for help choosing the best balance bike for your child? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Traditionally, children learned to ride bikes with a pedal bike with stabilisers. This is a proven method that most of us probably used to learn ourselves. But… Read more »
Have you got a Frog Bike? We’re looking for some fun, energetic families to make short videos reviewing their bikes and why they make cycling so much fun. What you need to do… Start filming (obviously!) and then: Introduce yourself and your bike (which model for example) Show us the features of the bike Explain… Read more »
Whyte take a unique approach to bike design, whichever style of bicycle they make. Here’s why we love Whyte Women’s Bikes.
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 »
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.
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 of cycling. While we’re not… Read more »